Vision launched for world class public electric vehicle charging network in Scotland

The Scottish Government has published its Vision for Scotland’s Public Electric Vehicle Charging Network. It comes as a new study shows that uptake of electric vehicles in Scotland could be up to 16% higher than UK Government statistics suggest. The Vision sets out what an ideal public charging offer for cars and vans in Scotland should […]

£15m ‘boost’ will increase the number of Welsh electric vehicle charging points

The Welsh Government will invest £15m to increase the number of electric vehicle charging points across Wales, it has announced. The funding, confirmed today by Deputy Climate Change Minister Lee Waters, will be used to help local authorities increase the number of charging facilities ahead of fossil fuel vehicles being phased out in 2030. The […]

VolkerSmart Technologies installs commercial electric charging points across London

VolkerSmart Technologies is continuing to support Siemens with the Go Ultra Low City Scheme (GULCS) programme by installing and maintaining electric vehicle charge points (EVCP) across six London boroughs. VolkerSmart Technologies has been awarded a number of contracts to install 1,600 EVCP across six London boroughs, including Ealing, Brent, Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea, Lewisham and […]

Volkswagen and bp joins forces to create fast charging network across Europe

Volkswagen and bp has this week launched a strategic partnership that will boost the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) across Europe, unveiling the first charger in Dusseldorf, Germany. Volkswagen have been leading the way with their innovative Flexpole 150kW charging units for EV vehicles, featuring two chare points and overcome one of the biggest obstacles […]

North Yorkshire Council set to ramp up chargepoint provision

North Yorkshire County Council looks set to submit a bid to the Local Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Fund for £2.7m to support a pilot scheme to aid the county’s transition towards local chargepoint provision, eventually to be secured on a commercial basis without public funding. The authority hopes to install 140 electric vehicle chargers over four […]

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