Slow Charging the ZOE at Highgate (Image: T. Larkum)

EO Charging partners Bulb for UK’s ‘first fully open’ EV charging network

EO Charging has partnered with energy supplier Bulb and Suffolk County Council to launch what the trio claim to be the country’s first “fully open” charging network. Plug In Suffolk, as the programme has been called, is said to be the country’s first fast charging network that allows EV drivers to charge simply through using

Hyundai Kona Electric (Image: Hyundai)

Electric vehicles are suitable for higher-mileage drivers, says Arval

High-mileage drivers can use electric vehicles if their daily driving profile is suitable. So says Arval, adding that the persistent belief that pure electric vehicles are only suitable for low annual mileage needs to be overturned. According to head of consulting Shaun Sadlier, the myth that EVs are not a suitable choice for drivers covering

Charging Hub with eVolt Rapid Chargers (Image: SWARCO eVolt)

SWARCO eVolt reports record year for its EV charging business

SWARCO eVolt, the award-winning Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging business, has reported a record year in which it has continued to innovate, deliver the highest levels of customer satisfaction, and increase its market share through the strength and reliability of its technology and engineering teams. The company, which began installing its first charging points more than

Milton Keynes 'Mushrooms' Charging Hub (Image: T. Larkum)

Milton Keynes Mushrooms: A New Generation of Charging Stations

Driving from Northampton to Surrey to visit my family over Christmas I was due to go past the new Milton Keynes Charging Hub so took the opportunity to call in. The Hub was developed by Milton Keynes Council with a government grant, with the charging infrastructure provided by BP Chargemaster. I had heard on social

OVO Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) charging (Image: T. Larkum/Fuel Included)

OVO installs its first domestic vehicle-to-grid charger

OVO has successfully installed its first vehicle-to-grid charger in a customer’s home, after the charge point was unveiled at the Energy Technology Product Showcase earlier this year. The 6kW OVO Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) domestic bi-directional charger offers drivers of certain electric vehicles the opportunity to discharge excess electricity from their cars back to the electric grid

Zappi 2018 EV Charge Point (Image: myEnergi)

Government sets July 2019 date for smart EV charging deadline

The government has confirmed that only ‘smart’ electric vehicle chargepoints can be installed from July next year. In an announcement this morning, roads minister Jesse Norman and automotive minister Richard Harrington confirmed the phase-out date for older generation EV chargers, fulfilling a policy pledge first unveiled in October last year. The government defines smart chargers