electrification

e-Highways could ‘almost completely decarbonise UK road freight’, study says

27/07/2020

The UK could dramatically reduce carbon dioxide emissions from road freight by installing overhead charging cables for electric lorries on e-Highways, a new white paper says.

Cardiff council pilots the rollout of rapid EV chargers

28/07/2020

Cardiff City Council has joined forces with Engenie to rollout a rapid EV charging network across the city. LAPV reports.

Manufacturer announces collaboration to build UK’s first large-scale battery gigaplant

29/07/2020

The manufacturer Britishvolt today announced a collaboration with the Italian design house Pininfarina to build the UK’s first large-scale battery gigaplant at a former RAF base in Bro Tathan, Wales.

Taunton confirmed as site for DC Share project trial

30/07/2020

Taunton, Somerset, has been confirmed as the site for a trial of new DC technology which could help deliver an estimated 217,000 electric vehicle (EV) chargers in urban spaces.

Birmingham council to roll out rapid charging network for electric vehicles

10/08/2020

Birmingham City Council has announced it will start the roll-out of 100% renewable energy electric vehicle charge points across the city from Autumn 2020.

Britishvolt appoints new Project Director for Britain’s first battery gigaplant

13/08/2020

Battery technology specialists Britishvolt has announced the appointment of Ray Macera as Project Director for the construction and implementation of Britain’s first battery gigaplant.

Smarter Grid Solutions zero carbon energy management platform goes live in Thames Valley

26/08/2020

The first phase of a project being delivered by Smarter Grid Solutions (SGS), the Glasgow-based energy software specialist, and involving technology giants O2 and Siemens, has gone live.

Teletrac Navman launches new AI tool to help switch to electric vehicles

21/10/2020

Teletrac Navman has launched a new web-based tool to help fleet operators switch to electric vehicles.

SP Energy Networks to run ‘major trial’ of electric vehicle charging solution

04/11/2020

SP Energy Networks is seeking participants to take part in a major trial of an electric vehicle (EV) charging solution across Cheshire, Merseyside, North Shropshire, and North and Mid-Wales.

Scottish councils ‘outstrip’ English counterparts when it comes to EV funding

05/11/2020

Local authorities in Scotland and Wales are receiving much more funding per capita to spend on electric vehicle charging than councils in England, a new report has revealed.

The egg is hatching: The UK must improve its EV charging infrastructure

16/11/2020

Thus far 2020 has been a great year for electric vehicle (EV) sales. In April and May Tesla’s Model 3 was the best-selling model of car in the UK, whilst October figures show that despite an overall decrease in new car registrations of 1.6% year on year, sales in EVs increased dramatically across the board.

Data sharing between fleets and councils important for EV uptake, study says

16/11/2020

A new study has called for enhanced data sharing between fleets and local authorities in order to ensure the uptake of electric vehicles becomes a widespread reality.

Spending Review: Fleet welcomes EV investment

26/11/2020

The fleet and leasing industry welcomed the Chancellor’s commitment to zero emission road transport in yesterday’s Spending Review.

Whitepaper published to drive electrification

17/12/2020

The driver training provider DriveTech has launched a new whitepaper to help fleets transition to electrification.

Tesla revealed as UK’s top ranking electric vehicle network

05/01/2021

Tesla has retained its top spot as the country’s most appreciated EV charging provider, according to a new survey.

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