InstaVolt scoops up contract to rollout 200 chargers for Costa Coffee

InstaVolt has completed a food and drink chain hattrick as it announces a new partnership with Costa Coffee. Over 200 rapid electric vehicle (EV) chargers are to be installed at Costa Coffee Drive-Thru locations across the UK, offering charging speeds of up to 120kW. InstaVolt’s ‘open charger’ model enables any driver to use its charging

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SSE introduces Renault Zoe Van E-Tech 100 percent electric to its commercial vehicle fleet

SSE, one of the UK’s leading utility providers, has identified the Renault Zoe Van as being the ideal vehicle to help with the electrification of its commercial vehicle fleet and contribute to the company’s commitment to have ‘net zero’ carbon emissions by 2050 at the latest. SSE has introduced four Zoes into its commercial vehicle

How Is This A Good Idea?: EV Battery Swapping

Swap this technological dead-end out for better batteries, improved superchargers and more universal EV charging standards Battery swapping has become a lot like hydrogen fuel cells for passenger cars: They’re automotive ideas that are never quite born, but just won’t die. Here in 2021, Battery swapping in EVs has become an especially bad idea. It’s

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Electric car grants: The limited-time Government offer explained – and the best cars to buy

Just as motorists are being urged to switch to eco-friendly electric vehicles, ministers have cut the plug-in car grant designed to make them more affordable – and it could be part of a long-term plan to rescind EV incentives entirely Four in five motorists think electric cars are still too expensive for them to purchase.