Gridserve gets funding to create a hundred EV charging forecourts

The sustainable energy company Gridserve has signed a deal with Hitachi to develop ultra-fast charging for all types of electric vehicles, delivering more than a hundred Electric Forecourts over five years. It says the partnership will see Gridserve develop the UK’s most “technically advanced hybrid solar farms”, with Hitachi bringing its “financial strength” and motor […]

Record fall for new car sales in April

New car sales were down more than 97 per cent in April, to their lowest level “in living memory”. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders says new car registrations numbered just 4,321 in the month and it expects 2020 to see the lowest number of sales since 1992. It wants car dealerships to be […]

Questions over connected vehicle data privacy policies

It’s being reported that some vehicle manufacturers are failing to wipe replaced components from their cars, meaning people’s personal data can be found on second-hand kit. TechHQ reports that so-called “white hacker” (someone who hacks things to show problems and not for nefarious purposes) GreenTheOnly has found people who have their car retrofitted with new […]

Coventry City Council extends air quality consultation

Coventry City Council has extended its clean air consultation after residents and businesses have given their views on a range of schemes that would enable reductions in NO2 levels in the city without the need to introduce a Clean Air Zone (CAZ D). The council says that a CAZ D would have affected all vehicles […]


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