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Implementing central-London’s biggest lamp column charging network

26 Feb 2018, 12:56 • By Cllr Gerard Hargreaves
Implementing central-London’s biggest lamp column charging network

Kensington and Chelsea Council is investing in central-London’s largest network of lamp post electric vehicle chargers as part of its strategy to help reduce air pollution across London. Lead member for transport Cllr Gerard Hargreaves explains what lessons were learned from the roll-out, and why map post charging works for London.

Chargepoint targets rivals with home EV charger launch

Chargepoint targets rivals with home EV charger launch

21 Feb 2018, 10:07

Chargepoint is preparing to launch its home electric vehicle charging solution in the UK, backed by channel partners and car manufacturers who already support market leader Chargemaster, setting up a hefty competition between the two.

Parliamentary group to push post-Brexit opportunity of electric vehicles

Parliamentary group to push post-Brexit opportunity of electric vehicles

14 Feb 2018, 10:10

The UK is at risk of letting the “major industrial shift” posed by the take-up of electric vehicles pass it by as Brexit negotiations draw the government’s focus, according to the chair of the new All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on electric and autonomous vehicles.

BP to test mobile electric vehicle chargers in the UK

BP to test mobile electric vehicle chargers in the UK

30 Jan 2018, 18:05

BP is to roll out mobile electric vehicle rapid charging systems at selected retail sites across the UK and Europe after investing US$5 million (£3.53 million) in US-based manufacturer FreeWire Technologies.