Government urged to mandate accessible electric vehicle charging infrastructure

Calls for all public EV charging sites to have accessible charging mandated are growing with Baroness Jenny Randerson backing the likes of ChargeSafe, Motability Foundation and RECHARGE UK in calling for Government action.  Baroness Randerson has highlighted the importance of providing accessible electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure after attending a meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary […]

Shadow roads minister commits to reintroducing 2030 ICE sales ban

Shadow Roads Minister Bill Esterson has told members of electric vehicle trade group RECHARGE UK that a future Labour government would restore the 2030 date for the end of the sale of new petrol and diesel cars “in an effort to rebuild consumer and investor confidence”. Last September Prime Minister Rishi Sunak ditched the 2030 […]

RECHARGE UK Chair sets out plan to speed up EV transition

The Chair of electric vehicle trade group RECHARGE UK has set out his aims and objectives following the Government’s decision to roll the 2030 ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles until 2035. Mark Constable, who took over as Chair earlier this year, says the group must focus on trying to remove […]

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. […]

RECHARGE UK calls for focus on green jobs

With Tata recently confirming plans to build a new Gigafactory in the UK and providing up to 4,000 direct jobs, the EV arm of the Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology RECHARGE UK are urging the UK Government to address the green EV jobs skills gap. Its new report ‘Charging Forward to 2030’ provides […]

RECHARGE UK report sets out electrification roadmap

A new report from electric vehicle trade group RECHARGE UK provides a roadmap of how the industry can accelerate chargepoint deployment to keep up with the growth of EV sales in the UK. RECHARGE UK is the EV arm of the REA (Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology) and was previously known as the […]

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