October 12, 2016The LowCVP and EA Technology have announced the launch of a new EV Network (EVN) Group which will bring together key stakeholders from the low carbon automotive and electricity supply sectors with the aim of ensuring that rapid electric vehicle uptake is not constrained by its impacts on the UK’s power grid.
October 12, 2016If you buy a new Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV - the UK’s best-selling zero-emissions capable vehicle - you can now have a Mitsubishi-approved Chargemaster Homecharge unit supplied and fully installed completely free of charge.
October 2, 2016A Renault ZOE with the longest range of any mainstream electric vehicle – 250 miles - has been unveiled at the Paris Motor Show and will go on sale in the UK in November.
September 30, 2016The fourth-generation smart electric drive is now available in all three body styles – including, for the first time, the smart forfour.
August 9, 2016Nissan has revealed a substantially revamped version of its BladeGlider sporting electric car concept that is fully roadworthy
August 5, 2016Sales of electric cars and plug-in hybrids grew by almost a third in the first half of 2016, compared with the same period a year earlier
August 5, 2016More than a year behind schedule, the plug-in Volkswagen Passat GTE has finally gone on sale in the UK, with order books opening in the first week of August.
August 1, 2016Plug-in editions of the new BMW 7 Series executive saloon went on sale in the UK last week. Two versions are available: a long-wheelbase four-wheel drive 740Le xDrive and a slightly shorter 740e with drive to the rear axle alone.
July 17, 2016Charging infrastructure provider Ecotricity this week put a price on usage of its Electric Highway fast chargers, which were previously free to use. Electric car drivers will need to pay £6 for a 30-minute session, using an Android or Apple smartphone app to make payments. Longer charging times are possible but will incur additional fees for each half hour.
June 10, 2016CHAdeMO has announced its plans and ongoing activities towards bringing high power CHAdeMO chargers to the market.