Figure 4: Charging on Christmas Day (Image: T. Larkum)

UK electric vehicle development: rising investment, concerns over Brexit

As the UK government announces a range of schemes investing in UK electric vehicle development, concern has grown over the post-Brexit future of the industry. Last week the government launched a consultation on proposals to compel all newly built houses in the UK to be fitted with a chargepoint for electric vehicles, a legislative world

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)

SWARCO eVolt Supports East Lothian Council Roll Out of New EV Charging Hubs

East Lothian Council has selected SWARCO eVolt to supply electric vehicle (EV) charging units for its current project to introduce a number of charging hubs across the county to provide essential infrastructure for EV drivers and lower emissions in the area. In total, SWARCO eVolt is supplying 45 charging units, including 11 of its Rapid

Government unveils proposals for new build housing to have EV chargers as standard

The government has unveiled proposals for new build houses to be fitted with chargepoints and pledged to ensure new rapid chargers will provide ‘pay as you go’ payment options. In a public consultation, the government is proposing that every new residential building with an associated car parking space is fitted with a chargepoint. This would