UK Power Networks fast-tracks EV charging at petrol stations

UK Power Networks (UKPN) has partnered with independent forecourt operator, Motor Fuel Group (MFG) to fast-track the installation of electric vehicle (EV) chargers in petrol stations. The new EV chargepoints will be distributed amongst some of MFG’s 900 sites in addition to the eight newly installed ultra-fast 150kW chargepoints at the company’s Catford site in

Nissan marks its 250,000th Leaf electric car with festive lights display

Sunderland Plant’s Christmas decorations are powered entirely by vehicle’s vehicle-to-grid technology Nissan is marking its electric milestone in lights, as it celebrates the 250,000th Leaf electric car rolling off its production line with a dazzling festive display. The motor manufacturer is using electric vehicle technology as the sole power supply for its Christmas decorations at

IONITY rapid charge points at Leeds Skelton Lake Services (Image: IONITY)

Electric car drivers receive high-speed charging boost from major UK supermarket

Electric car owners are set to benefit from a huge expansion of EV chargers at supermarkets and shops around the country. Marks & Spencer and BP Pulse have signed an exclusive agreement to bring high-speed electric vehicle charge points to M&S stores across the UK. The agreement will see M&S and BP Pulse, BP’s electric vehicle charging business,

Record number of public electric vehicle chargers installed in UK in 2022

More than 8,700 chargers installed, bringing total to 37,000 in a 30% increase British companies installed a record number of public electric car chargers during 2022 as they raced to dominate a fast-growing and potentially lucrative market. There were more than 8,700 public chargers installed in the UK during the year to 22 December, bringing

Bp pulse to provide rapid EV charging for M&S customers

Marks & Spencer (M&S) has signed an exclusive agreement with bp’s electric vehicle (EV) charging business, bp pulse, to install 900 EV chargepoints across 70 of its national stores over the next two years. The announcement follows the successful pilot installation of 12 rapid (50kW) chargepoints at M&S stores in Eclipse, Southgate and Maidstone. The roll-out

Hyundai Kona Electric (Image: Hyundai)

IT’S COMING OHM I travelled around Qatar in an electric car – where the chargers are free but nobody uses them

“I HAD David Beckham in the car a few weeks ago,” says our guide Manu, as we buzz past Qatar’s Lusail stadium.  “To be honest I am not a big football fan, so we talked about our families instead.” This quietly spoken IT engineer has a job for the next few weeks chaperoning the stars