Kia e-Niro EV (Image: Kia)

Is it just laziness that stops me from switching to an electric car?

The practical reasons against electric are disappearing – and now councils are stepping in to help This feels like one of the “You’re the expert” questions that appear in Guardian Money every week. I have an old-ish petrol-fuelled car, sitting parked outside my terraced home, which I use only at weekends. And I have a

GeniePoint Network Joins North Devon to Major Routes

Rapid EV Charging for Torridge District Council ChargePoint Services has been working alongside Torridge District Council to link them with the national GeniePoint Network. Four GeniePoint rapid chargers have been installed at strategic locations across the area, ensuring drivers living and working in Torridge, visiting the area or just passing through, have easy access to

Charging Station in Sunderland (Image: Fastned)

First oil-free gas station in US opens, only charging electric vehicles

Maryland petrol station swaps oil for electric as statewide electric vehicle fleet climbs to 20,000 A petrol station in Maryland is the first of its kind to completely transition from traditional pumps to electric vehicle charging stations. RS Automotives in Washington DC is the US’s first fully petrol-to-electric refuelling station, exclusively for electric vehicles, when

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

Labour unveils ‘mammoth’ multi-billion offshore wind and EV charging pledges

A Labour government would take the UK’s offshore wind capacity to 52GW within the next 10 years and invest billions in EV charging infrastructure, the party has said. Ahead of shadow energy secretary Rebecca Long Bailey’s speech at the party’s conference today, the party unveiled a raft of clean energy pledges designed at ramping up

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

Government EV charging fund to kick off with Masdar-backed spend to double rapid charging network

The UK government has formally unveiled its new £400 million Charging Infrastructure Investment Fund (CIIF), boasting a maiden investment from UAE renewables investment group Masdar. That investment, provided by both the government and Masdar, is valued at £70 million and will be used to more than double the UK’s rapid charge point infrastructure over the

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

Scottish government unveils £7.5 million ‘groundbreaking’ EV infrastructure pilot

The Scottish government has thrown its weight behind a £7.5 million project to ramp up EV charge point installs in the country. The partnership will bring together Transport Scotland and Scotland’s two distribution network operators – SP Energy Networks (SPEN) and Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) – in a bid to deliver more EV