RAC introduces new help for EV drivers

The RAC has done a deal with EV chargepoint mapping app Zap-Map, to help electric vehicle drivers who run out of charge. The Zap-Map app is being distributed to the RAC’s 1,600 patrols via all their devices – phones, laptops and in-van terminals – enabling them to locate the nearest available, suitable, publicly accessible charge […]

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 […]

Drivers demand more accurate EV range info

Drivers’ trust in running an electric car will be “compromised” if the industry doesn’t deliver more trustworthy range prediction en route. Range prediction specialist Spark EV Technology says its research suggests that in order to encourage the mass take up of electric vehicles and avoid future misrepresentation of information to consumers, the motor industry must […]


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