BP Chargemaster Rapid Charger at Milton Keynes Charging Hub (Image: T. Larkum)

BP Chargemaster bolsters charging range with new 150kW unit, confirms roll-out plans

BP Chargemaster has unveiled its new 150kW ultra-fast charger, which is to start being deployed across its Polar network. Dubbed the Ultracharge 150, the charging point features both CCS and CHAdeMO connectors and will be capable of providing some 100 miles of range in 10 minutes. The charging infrastructure owner also moved to confirm plans

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

Response to BEIS Committee report on electric vehicles

Following the release of the Commons’ Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (BEIS) report into the future of electric vehicles published today, a number of interested parties have responded. On the whole, the response has been positive, with the main criticism being that the government needs to be doing a lot more now to boost

Rapid Chargers next to Milton Keynes Central railway station parking (Image: T. Larkum)

BP to buy Chargemaster electric car charging network

BP to add EV fast chargers at its 1,200 filling stations with its new BP Chargemaster venture Oil giant BP has announced that it intends to buy the UK’s biggest electric vehicle charger suppliers Chargemaster. The Luton-based company operates the Polar charging network with over 6,000 charging points across the UK, covering home, workplace and

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

‘Milton Keynes Promise’ underway with first charge point installed for on-street charging

Milton Keynes has delivered the first charging point under the council’s ‘MK Promise’, which sets out to provide overnight electric vehicle (EV) charging within a short walk of a new EV owner without off-street parking facilities. The Chargemaster Fastcharge unit has been installed at Wavendon House, a 17th-century Grade II-listed former outpost of Bletchley Park,