NH plans energy storage to support rapid motorway EV charging

National Highways is hopeful the challenge of finding somewhere to rapidly charge electric vehicles on a long journey could become a thing of the past thanks to a multi-million-pound investment. The government-owned organisation plans to invest in Energy Storage Systems – essentially giant battery packs – for service stations where the grid supply is not […]

Mercedes sets out electric future

Mercedes-Benz has announced it is getting ready to go all electric by the end of the decade, wherever in the world “market conditions allow”. The luxury carmaker says shifting from electric-first to electric-only, it is accelerating toward an emissions-free and software-driven future. By 2022, Mercedes-Benz says it will have battery electric vehicles (BEV) in all […]

Transport Scotland releases new report on future of public EV charging infrastructure

Transport Scotland and the Scottish Futures Trust have published a new report on public electric vehicle charging infrastructure. It sets out how Scotland can grow and expand provision to enable households and business to confidently switch to electric vehicles and help tackle climate change. TransportandEngergy.com reports the joint report highlights the current approaches and constraints […]

Europe’s most powerful electric vehicle charging hub coming to Oxford

Oxford City Council, Pivot Power, Fastned, Tesla Superchargers and Wenea are teaming up to deliver the UK’s largest public EV charging hub of 38 fast and ultra-rapid chargers, delivering 100% renewable energy to EV drivers day and night. Transportandenergy.com reports UK-based Pivot Power, part of EDF Renewables, and Oxford City Council have joined up with […]

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