Building the UK’s electric vehicle infrastructure with POD Point

Ten years ago the notion that electric vehicles (EV) could significantly disrupt the conventional diesel-fuel monopoly of the car market seemed like a pipedream – but that dream is coming close to a reality. Erik Fairbairn, the Founder of UK electric vehicle (EV) charging company POD Point, which recently crowdfunded £9m on Crowd Cube, explains

New electric vehicle charging points have been installed at Heathrow Airport under a new partnership between POD Point, manufacturer of the units, and APCOA Parking

Heathrow Airport installs new electric vehicle charging points

New electric vehicle charging points have been installed at Heathrow Airport under a new partnership between POD Point, manufacturer of the units, and APCOA Parking. The units are available to all drivers of electric vehicles looking to park at the airport. “This partnership agreement has the potential to be a game changer for the EV

Charging points will be upgraded and up to 20 new outlets will be installed

EV charge points to boost Westminster air quality

The City of Westminster is to offer a greater number and variety of electric vehicle (EV) charging points available to drivers in the borough from early 2017. The council announced yesterday (30 November) that from January 2017, charging points will be upgraded and up to 20 new outlets will be installed, including some rapid chargers.

A 3.7kW Chargemaster or Pod Point unit will be fully fitted for free as part of the deal (Image: Chargemaster)

Free homecharge units offered to Nissan Leaf buyers

Nissan is offering free homecharge units to new Leaf buyers, giving new owners a ready-made charging set-up. The offer is part of a nationwide campaign with the Japanese manufacturer’s official charging partners – Chargemaster and Pod Point. Buyers of new Leafs on one of Nissan’s finance packages will be eligible for a free Pod Point

Erik Fairbairn, CEO (Image: POD Point)

How to start a business in an industry that doesn’t exist

New technology is not just disrupting existing industries, it’s creating entirely new ones. Today we speak with Erik Fairbairn, the man behind POD Point, the UK’s leading provider of electric car charging points… Fairbairn founded POD Point in 2009, two years before electric vehicles were even on the market. Since then it has shipped more