Government partners with disability charity to set standards for electric vehicle chargepoints

Working partnership with national disability charity Motability, the Department for Transport (DfT) has commissioned the British Standards Institute (BSI) to develop accessibility standards for EV chargepoints across the country. These standards will provide industry with guidance and drivers with a new clear definition of ‘fully accessible’, ‘partially accessible’ and ‘not accessible’ public EV chargepoints. The design of public chargepoints is already carefully […]

DfT announces zero-emission vehicle competition winners

The Department for Transport and Office for Zero Emission Vehicles have announced the winners of the zero-emission vehicle competition, pathing the way for more development of vehicle technology innovations. The funding, awarded to 62 promising electric vehicle technology innovations, could unlock some of the biggest barriers to EV ownership by providing groundbreaking solutions to battery health and […]

Large growth in EV charging systems, according to new government stats

There has been a 10% increase in charging devices on the network in the last quarter to April 2021, according to the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles. Its latest report, the Electric vehicle charging device statistics: April 2021, showed available devices on the network increased by 2,015, up nearly 10% on the previous quarter (October […]


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