Siemens acquires Heliox, specialist in eBus and eTruck fast charging solutions

Siemens has completed the acquisition of DC fast charging solutions company Heliox, which serves eBus and eTruck fleets and passenger vehicles. The company says the acquisition complements its existing eMobility charging portfolio, adding products and solutions ranging from 40 kilowatts to megawatt charging solutions for depots and en-route charging. Heliox’s portfolio also extends Siemens’ market reach, […]

RECHARGE UK calls for EV accessibility standards to be mandated

RECHARGE UK is calling for all public electric vehicle charging sites to have accessible charging mandated. The group, which is the EV arm of the REA (Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology), says that mandating accessibility requirements for public electric vehicle chargepoints will ensure wheelchair users always have equal access to charge their vehicle. […]

Octopus Investments backs £50m rollout of electric vehicle charging company Weev

Octopus Investments , part of Octopus Group, an investment company investing in the people, ideas and industries that will change the world, has today announced its investment into Weev, the electric vehicle (EV) charge point operator based in Northern Ireland. Octopus is backing Weev’s rollout plan with up to £50 million to address the shortage […]

New Glenigan research indicates EV infrastructure needs to accelerate to meet surging demand

Glenigan, one of the construction industry’s leading insight experts, has released EV Infrastructure and Charging: Increasing Opportunities for Operators and Installers. This proprietary report explores the state of the nation’s electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure, offering a contemporary snapshot of how the UK is supporting the rise of EVs for commercial and residential use through the […]


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