New UK charge points (Image: Department for Transport)

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