An extra stop at Sedgemoor (Image: T. Larkum)

Competition for EV charging at motorway services after CMA investigation

Fleets and company car drivers will benefit from competition on pricing for electric vehicle charging at motorway services after exclusive agreements were ruled out as part of Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) investigation. Gridserve, which acquired the Electric Highway from Ecotricity in June, has offered legally-binding assurances, known as commitments, to the CMA. It says


Electric cars could one day power your house – here’s how to make it happen

Electric cars could help to power millions of households in the coming years, simply by harnessing their battery power. The electricity in the vehicle’s battery could be plugged back into the grid, instead of being stored. The technique was pioneered in Japan and our research will help understand how best to use it in the

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Grant Shapps reveals new design for electric car charge-points

A new design to make electric vehicle (EV) charge-points “instantly recognisable” has been revealed. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said the design “could become as iconic as the Great British postbox or black cab”. Consultancy firm PA Consulting, which created the design in partnership with the Royal College of Art, said it has “an instantly recognisable

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Renault Presents the New-Generation Kangoo Van E-Tech With 186 Miles of Range

Transporting heavy loads is not something BEV (battery electric vehicles) have proved to deal well with so far. The massive battery pack they have to carry and the long times required to charge them will be a hindrance compared to FCEVs (fuel cell electric vehicles). On the other hand, small commercial vehicles will do just

Nissan Leaf 3.Zero e+ (Image: Nissan)

Used electric car prices up double the average as petrol crisis heightens demand – here’s the top 10 risers

Electric cars rose in value twice as much as the average used car last month as the fuel crisis turned consumers’ attention towards alternative fuels. Research by data experts Cap HPI reveals that three-year-old electric cars rose in value 2.4 per cent in October – compared to an average of 1.2 per cent for all