Mayor announces £10m fund to expand electric vehicle charging across the Liverpool City Region

More than £10m is being committed to increase the number of electric vehicle charging points across the Liverpool City Region, Mayor Steve Rotheram has announced. The funding, secured by the Mayor and Combined Authority, will be used to improve and expand the region’s on-street charging network helping households without private driveways or off-street parking – including people […]

Yunex Traffic enters US EV charging infrastructure market

Global ITS company Yunex Traffic is officially launching into the American electric vehicle charging infrastructure market with the installation of charging stations in a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia. It says it brings a wealth of experience to the US having carried out EVCI design, installation, and maintenance work across the UK and Europe for more […]

Concerted effort under way to create clean transport system in North Yorkshire

Work is under way in North Yorkshire to transform travel across the county and reach an ambitious target to slash harmful carbon dioxide emissions to help tackle climate change within the next eight years. Action plans are being developed to enhance the network of public electric vehicle charging points, support public transport in making the […]

Local authorities invited to attend electric vehicle infrastructure planning workshop

Local authorities are being invited to attend an Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Planning Workshop which is being put on by the Zemo Partnership. Shamala Evans-Gadgil, EV Project Manager at Coventry City Council and Chair of the Transport Technology Forum’s (TTF) EV Working Group will be speaking at the event. Sales of electric vehicles in the UK […]

Electric vehicle sales continue to reach an all-time high says the Government

Electric vehicles (EVs) have more than doubled in the north of England, revealed through new figures released this week, as the government’s drive towards cleaner, affordable travel boosts tens of thousands of green jobs across the UK.  New statistics show the UK’s transport revolution is well underway with EV registration numbers in the north of England rising […]

WMCA gains national recognition for plans to tackle climate change

The West Midlands Combined Authority’s (WMCA) plans to tackle climate change have seen it rated as one of the nation’s top performers. The WMCA was by far the highest ranked combined authority in the country with a score of 89% in a study published by not-for-profit organisation, Climate Emergency UK. The WMCA’s high score also […]

AA president calls for more accessible charge points for electric vehicles

Electric vehicle charging posts need to be more accessible for the one in five people with disabilities, according to the AA president, addressing the EV infrastructure summit today. The call is supported by the vast majority of the 17,302 drivers who responded to an AA Yonder survey* last year. 73% say charge post spaces should […]

New Blyth gigafactory to build electric vehicle batteries

Britishvolt, the UK battery company, has received an in principle offer of government funding though the Automotive Transformation Fund (ATF) for its planned gigafactory in Blyth, Northumberland, as governments ramps up the infrastructure needed to support the growing electric car roll-out. Once complete, the factory will produce enough batteries for over 300,000 electric vehicles each […]


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