Infrastructure fund manager Zouk Capital is expanding its EV portfolio, taking a majority stake in Italian e-mobility firm BE Power.
Electric vehicle technology is ‘leaping ahead' of the government’s understanding, Andy Robinson, head of ULEV infrastructure at Transport Scotland, has said.
Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has partnered with Shell-owned EV charging operator NewMotion to install 166 smart charge points at one of its sites.
Large-scale deployment of EVs is being curbed by a lack government support for charging infrastructure, as well as high production and purchase costs.
The government has confirmed that only ‘smart’ electric vehicle chargepoints can be installed from July next year.
Electric vehicle drivers in the UK are disadvantaged compared to the rest of Europe, according to the MP behind a private members’ bill aiming to standardise charge points and introduce interoperable payment systems.
Shell has launched its first high-powered 350kW electric vehicle chargers in France, despite no vehicle currently on the market being able to take full advantage of the charging speed.
Total Gas & Power is to launch a new electric vehicle charging offer to the 175,000 business sites it supplies throughout the UK after agreeing a reseller partnership with ChargePoint.
Uber has teamed up with seven electric vehicle charging suppliers to offer its drivers cheaper prices for home charge points, while adding 15p per mile to each London journey to fund the switch to EVs across its London fleet.