David Wallace from Oxley Park, Milton Keynes, receives the keys to his new Renault ZOE from Brayleys’ sales executive, Graham Glover

Record sales of electric cars in Milton Keynes

The popularity of more sustainable transport among Milton Keynes residents continues to grow, boosted by record numbers of plug-in electric car sales in the run up to Christmas. That’s according to Westcroft based dealership, Brayley Renault, which reported more than 30 sales of the 100 per cent electric Renault ZOE in December alone, a record

Electric cars charging in Central Milton Keynes


Novotel and Ibis hotels in the UK will this year begin installing electric vehicle charging points which will be available to guests free of charge. The announcement was made by AccorHotels, a French hotel operator of nearly 3,800 hotels worldwide. Accor is collaborating with Chargemaster on the installation, and says the power points will incorporate

Low cost electric vehicle charging brought to over 200 charging points in Milton Keynes

Lower cost electric vehicle charging in Milton Keynes

This is hopefully a good sign that drivers’ concerns over high charging costs are being listened to. Milton Keynes Council and Chargemaster have announced an improved vehicle charging network, offering upgraded charging points and reduced costs for electric vehicle owners in the borough. Chargemaster, as Milton Keynes’ electric vehicle charging partner, has significantly reduced costs

Electric cars charging in Central Milton Keynes

‘Electric taxis’ could now join the electric buses in Milton Keynes

DEPUTY Prime Minister Nick Clegg has announced Milton Keynes will receive government funding of £1,875,000 towards installing a network of 50 rapid charge units for electric vehicles, capable of fully charging a vehicle in 30 minutes or less. [From January 2014] The faster speed of charging opens up electric vehicle charging as a possibility for

Businesses in Milton Keynes are being given the opportunity to test out electric cars

High demand for free electric car loan to Milton Keynes businesses

After Milton Keynes Council’s electric vehicle partner Chargemaster Plc announced that it was offering a free electric vehicle loan service to Milton Keynes businesses – the company has seen a surge of interest, with the vehicles now being in ‘high demand.’ Chargemaster has a small fleet of electric vehicles (EV) that can be loaned to

Fuel Included ‘pop-up shop’ outside Milton Keynes Central railway station (Image: T. Larkum)

Free Electric Car Parking at Milton Keynes Station

One of the best benefits available for drivers of electric cars is that London Midland provides free car parking at its railway stations. This is particularly attractive at two of its stations, Milton Keynes and Watford, as they have very high parking charges (an annual season ticket at these stations costs £1200 and £1093 respectively).