Ubitricity Electric Avenue project lamppost charging (Image: Siemens)

£1 million funding to support development of EV chargers across five Midlands areas

Five local authorities in the Midlands are set to install electric vehicle (EV) chargers in areas with limited off-street parking, courtesy of almost £1 million in government funding. The bid, launched in June 2022, aims to deliver “hundreds” of new EV charging sites across the Midlands in order to support the integration of clean vehicles

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

Electric car charging points: Why 1,000 new chargers probably still aren’t enough for all the EVs in the UK

Charge points will be built in nine local authorities across England but the rising use of EVs might outpace the installation of chargers Drivers will have access to more than 1,000 new on-street charging points for their electric vehicles thanks to a £20m pilot scheme unveiled by the Government today. Charge points will be built in nine

£20 million pilot project set to develop 1,000 public chargepoints

A £20 million government-backed pilot scheme is aiming to support the growth of the electrical vehicle (EV) industry with the development of 1,000 new public chargepoints. The pilot is part of the £450 million Local Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (LEVI) scheme, and will pool the collective knowledge of industry experts and local authorities to develop commercial EV

Charge Of The “LEAF Brigade” Kept Small Towns In The Philippines Connected After Super Typhoon Rai

In December of 2021, super typhoon “Odette” (international codename Rai) battered many provinces in the Visayas, the second largest cluster of islands in the Philippines, as it made landfall on and first ravaged the tourist town of Siargao, known for its pristine beaches and surfing. Rai devastated many other provinces in the region including the

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‘Brilliant’: Electric car owners could charge for free using hack as charging costs rise

ELECTRIC car owners without off-street parking are paying up to £1,320 a year to charge, but a clever hack could allow them to charge for free. With inflation at its highest in 30 years and public charging costs rising fast, many drivers across the UK may be concerned about their finances in the future. New data has

EV demand on the up | Fleets look to models with shortest lead times

The demand for battery electric vehicles (BEVs) increased by 72% in the second quarter of this year, reports Leasing.com. New data released by the car leasing comparison website, shows that consumer and business demand for all BEVs, hybrids and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) increased by 48% compared to Q2 last year, while BEV demand