High-power EV chargers rolled out at all Extra MSA Group motorway sites in IONITY deal

High-power electric vehicle (EV) charging is now available at all Extra MSA Group motorway service areas (MSAs) across the country. IONITY has installed 38 charging points with a high-speed charging capacity of up to 30kW across all eight of Extra MSA Group’s MSA locations. More are to follow at existing and proposed new MSA developments,

Solar EV Charging Hub on Princes Street, Dundee (Image: eVolt)

InstaVolt launches ‘one of the UK’s largest’ EV charging hubs with Banbury expansion

InstaVolt has said its electric vehicle (EV) charging hub in Banbury, Oxfordshire is now one of the UK’s largest following the installation of eight new 150kW chargers. The Alpitronic chargers have been installed alongside an existing eight 125kW chargers at the site, with work on the new chargers beginning in January 2022. InstaVolt said this

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

Government EV charging plan a ‘missed opportunity’ for drivers

The Department for Transport (DfT) has published plans outlining how it seeks to significantly increase the UK’s electric vehicle charging capacity. Funding for the £1.6 billion Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy has previously been announced. The DfT has now detailed exactly how the allocated money will be used. At its core is the aim to have 300,000 public

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

Tesco to make big change to car parks at 500 of its branches

Supermarket giant Tesco has announced a ‘big change’ is coming to 500 stores across the United Kingdom. The retailer revealed plans to bring electric charging points to its branches. The giant expanded the UK’s largest free electric vehicle charging network after usage of the points surged by 300% over the past year, reports the Echo. It

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

Electric cars: Positive news for EV owners as plan to boost number of public charge points unveiled

Electric vehicle owners will have access to 300,000 public charge points by the end of the decade, the government has said. Some £500m will be invested to hit the target, according to the Department for Transport, which represents a 10-fold increase on the current 30,000 public charge points across the UK. The 2030 deadline is

Ubitricity Electric Avenue project lamppost charging (Image: Siemens)

Wandsworth Council EV charger rollout progresses with Liberty Charge installs

On-street electric vehicle (EV) chargepoints are being rolled out across Wandsworth, with 35 sites set to see installations. Wandsworth Council began the rollout of the infrastructure in 2021 across 26 sites, with 10 already live. The latest installations will take the total number of sites to 35, comprising 65 dual socket EV chargepoints able to

Charging Station in Sunderland (Image: Fastned)

Shell replaces petrol pumps to open first UK EV charging hub

Shell has replaced existing petrol and diesel pumps at its Fulham fuel station with ultra-fast chargers to open its first electric vehicle (EV) charging hub in the UK. The hub features nine 175kW chargepoints, as well as a timber canopy with built-in solar panels. These chargers run on 100% certified renewable electricity, with this certified

Osprey opens first dynamic EV charging hub ahead of nationwide rollout

Osprey Charging’s first electric vehicle (EV) dynamic charging hub has opened in Wolverhampton today (30 November) . The site has four high powered chargers, and is the first in the UK to use smart charging Kempower technology according to Osprey. These chargers are designed to optimise charging across multiple vehicles when more than one EV

Extra £2.5m for electric vehicle chargepoints

The Government has allocated an additional £2.5 million to fund more than 1,000 new chargepoints on residential streets. Announcing the additional cash today (Monday, August 12), transport secretary Grant Shapps says the funding will support the on-street residential chargepoint scheme, launched in 2017, which aims to help people access charging infrastructure near their homes when

Electric cars charging in Central Milton Keynes

Electric Car Heaven: Charging in Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes has probably the greatest concentration of electric car charging points of any location in the world. This arguably makes it the best candidate destination city for electric car drivers anywhere in the world. Of course, those are difficult statements to confirm since there aren’t international league tables of such things. However, a look