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Councils face statutory duty on EV infrastructure

05/10/2021

The Government is considering imposing a statutory duty on local authorities to plan and deliver for electric vehicle infrastructure.

Transport Scotland looks to more commercial future for EV charging

21/07/2021

Transport Scotland and the Scottish Futures Trust have published a new report on expanding its public electric vehicle charging infrastructure, calling for a more commercial landscape with greater private sector input.

Car manufacturers call for more Govt support in EV market

21/10/2020

The Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders has called on government to do more for the electric vehicle market, warning that Britain could lose unit allocations without strong consumer demand.

Government outlines plan for SRN rapid chargepoint network

15/05/2020

Central Government has outlined its vision for creating an extensive public charging infrastructure across the strategic road network (SRN).

Wolverhampton moves in right direction with charging roll-out

06/01/2020

The City of Wolverhampton Council has announced a second phase of BP Chargemasters to be installed by the summer.

Lidl announces £25m EV charger roll-out to store car parks

28/10/2019

Supermarket chain Lidl has announced £25m plans to roll out rapid vehicle chargers to more than 300 stores in Britain over the next three years.

DfT allocates £37m to EV innovation winners

09/07/2019

The Department for Transport has allocated £37m to 12 projects designed to help transform electric chargepoint infrastructure.

Highways England announces £2.8m electric vehicle deal

06/03/2019

Highways England has awarded two contracts worth a total a £2.8m to install 50 electric vehicle charging points across the country over the next nine months.

'Road to Zero' plan could see charge points in new homes and street lights

09/07/2018

New housing and commercial buildings and all new street lights could have charging points installed in them under an aspirational £450m government plan to boost ultra low emission vehicles.

BP charges into EV market with POLAR expedition

28/06/2018

BP has agreed to purchase Chargemaster, the UK’s largest electric vehicle charging company.

New kid on the EV block announces £1.6bn plans

24/05/2018

A new entrant to the electric vehicle charging market has announced plans for a £1.6bn investment programme to build rapid charging facilities across the country.

DfT reluctant to issue EV charging guidance

24/05/2018

Senior figures in local highways have urged the Government to produce new guidance for electric vehicle charging facilities but the Department for Transport (DfT) appears to be reluctant.

‘Globally unique’ electrified road breaks new ground

17/04/2018

A new electrified road in Sweden has just opened, which its creators say is the first road of its kind to allow both commercial and passenger vehicles to be recharged while driving.

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