Ubitricity charging post demonstrator at CENEX show (Image: T. Larkum)

Siemens to deploy London’s street light electric vehicle chargers with ubitricity

Siemens has partnered with electric vehicle charging solutions provider ubitricity to transform hundreds of London’s street lamps into new on street chargers. The company was one of eight to win a place on a city-wide framework contract hosted by Transport for London (TfL), the Greater London Authority and London Councils. It will work with the

Why Diesel Cars Are Spoiling Your Summer

Many antipollution systems deactivate at high temperatures Paris bans older cars after pollution soars in heat wave Europeans aren’t just sweating through the long, hot summer. City dwellers may be coughing and wheezing more, too. Diesel vehicles, which still command nearly half the market for new cars, are left with barely any pollution controls when

Electric cars charging in Milton Keynes (Image: T. Larkum)

Northern Powergrid to trial vehicle-to-grid charging under range of new initiatives

Northern Powergrid will install electric vehicle (EV) and vehicle-to-grid (V2G) chargers at a number of its own sites as part of a series of new initiatives aimed at growing its understanding of the impact of fleet electrification. The distribution network operator will begin installation of 16 V2G charging points this month, which will be used

Ultra-low emission registrations up 386% on first quarter of 2014 (Image: OLEV)

185,000 Plug-In Cars Were Sold In Europe In First Half Of 2018

June was the second-best month all time for plug-in electric car sales in Europe with more than 38,000 units put on the road. With year-over-year growth of 37% in June, market share jumped to 2.4% (2.2% for the first half of the year). The total sales in the first six months nearly hit 185,000 (43%