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Newcastle University to host UK’s first Fastned 175kW EV chargers

Newcastle University to host UK’s first Fastned 175kW EV chargers

16 Apr 2018, 11:35

Newcastle University is to be home to what could be the UK’s first public 175kW electric vehicle chargers under a new project with Dutch charging firm Fastned, which has won a tender from the North East Combined Authority (NECA) and the university.

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In defence of National Grid and EVs: Debunking GMB’s sensationalism

6 Apr 2018, 15:42 • By David Pratt
In defence of National Grid and EVs: Debunking GMB’s sensationalism

National Grid's electric vehicle lead recently voiced support for moving the 2040 ban on the sale of petrol and diesel vehicles to 2030, leading trade union GMB to cry foul and accuse the system operator of scheming after bill payers cash. David Pratt breaks down the discussion and asks if GMB's reaction is really justified.

National Grid backs 2030 ban on polluting vehicles

National Grid backs 2030 ban on polluting vehicles

28 Mar 2018, 10:32

National Grid would actively support bringing forward the UK’s ban on the sales of new petrol and diesel vehicles from 2040 by a decade, with a senior representative telling MPs it would offer "a more ambitious target".