Is this the future to support long-distance journeys in electric cars? Motorway services to get 40ft SHIPPING CONTAINERS filled with giant battery packs to provide faster charging

National Highways has invested a massive £8million in the ‘temporary’ measure Containers contain enough batteries to provide 2m miles of EV driving a year Find out which seven motorway services will get the containers in 2023  Electric car drivers are set to receive a major boost at busy motorway service stations with seven locations receiving

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Calls for VAT relief on electric car ‘street charging’

Electric car owners with driveways are paying less to power their vehicles at home than those forced to rely on on-street charging points. The disparity risks “undermining the Government’s net-zero transport strategy”, claim critics. Campaigners are now calling for VAT on public charging points to be slashed from 20 per cent to the domestic rate

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

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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