Charging Station in Sunderland (Image: Fastned)

Britain’s first electric car forecourt opens TODAY: First of 100 new ‘future-proof’ stations has been completed in Essex with 36 vehicle chargers

Britain’s first charging station dedicated to electric cars has opened to customers today. Gridseve’s pioneering Electric Forecourt is located near Braintree, Essex, and is the first of 100 sites to be built across the country in the next five years as part of a £1billion nationwide programme. The one-stop-shop for electric car owners features 36

SWARCO eVolt is supplying 45 charging units, including 11 of its Rapid Chargers capable of charging two vehicles simultaneously in 30 minutes, across 28 sites in East Lothian (Image: eVolt)

Electric cars can display green number plates from next week: Government incentive to promote battery vehicles starts on 8 December

Zero emissions electric cars will be able to display green number plates from Tuesday 8 December as part of the Government’s efforts to boost sales of battery vehicles. The special registration plates – which have a green flash on one side – can be used on new and existing fully-electric cars from next week to

Renault ZOE Van (Image: Renault)

Scottish firm drives away with UK’s first Renault Zoe electric van

A SCOTTISH family firm is leading the way on low-emission vehicles after taking delivery of the UK’s first Renault Zoe electric van. Staff at Stirling-based duct cleaning specialists Perfect Service Solutions will use the van to travel around Scotland and Northern England meeting clients and carrying out site visits. The new Renault Zoe, launched in