Smart charging mandated by law as Automated and Electric Vehicle Bill passes

The UK has taken ‘a major step’ towards the electric vehicle revolution according to the government after the Automated and Electric Vehicles Act completed its passage through parliament. First published in its draft form in October 2017, the AEV Bill constitutes the government’s main route to greater provision of charging infrastructure, which it sees as

eVolt Rapid Chargers installed in Aimer Square, Dundee (Image: eVolt)

Take a look around the ‘globally impressive’ new electric car hub in Dundee

The transformation of a once-vacant Dundee yard into a site dedicated to electric vehicles is “globally impressive” and could inspire cities across the globe, it has been claimed. A new Princes Street facility complete with with solar canopies, charging points and electrical infrastructure, designed to meet all the needs of those taking to the roads

Figure 4: Charging on Christmas Day (Image: T. Larkum)

Smart charging to enable 11 million EVs by 2030 with limited impact on grid

The increased peak demand from as many as 11 million electric vehicles on UK roads by 2030 could be just 8GW thanks to the use of smart charging technologies, according to National Grid’s latest forecasts. The much-anticipated Future Energy Scenarios 2018 was launched today, outlining a range of four potential scenarios for the future of

Cheapest Electric Cars UK (Image: Fuel Included)

Buyers are snapping up electric runarounds – and some are worth 30% more than a year ago

New data shows that 11 second-hand cars have increased in value in the last year That’s despite each one having another 12,000 miles put on the clock Of the appreciating models, the biggest increases came for old electric cars The list also includes petrol and petrol-hybrid older vehicles If you want to buy a car

Electric Vehicles: Headed In The Right Direction . . .

The United Kingdom’s newly published Road to Zero report recommends that all new homes should be equipped with chargers for electric vehicles as part of plans to move toward zero emissions and in line with its objective to eliminate diesel and gasoline vehicles by 2040. The plan includes public charging being incorporated into streetlights, gas