Centrica, SSE and Mitie are to electrify their fleets by 2030 as part of The Climate Group’s EV100 initiative.
Sales of battery electric vehicles (BEV) in the UK have soared by 61%, according to new figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
The Conservative Environmental Network (CEN) has called for a ‘total modernisation’ of transport, including a government-backed network of ultra rapid chargers.
In this round-up of electric vehicle news, Engenie targets Cardiff for the installation of rapid chargers and two companies join the EV100 initiative to install new charging infrastructure.
Charge Up Britain: National Infrastructure Commission campaign calls for national EV charging network
The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) is launching a new EV charging awareness campaign, encouraging industry to get behind its call for a national rapid charging network.
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) is to rollout electric vehicle and demand monitors across its networks after testing of the low cost monitors was completed.
Over £20 million will fund the installation of 800 new charge points across Scotland in a bid to increase the country’s EV uptake.
Delivery firm DPD has appointed Rolec EV for the rollout of charge points across 60 UK sites as it continues its EV expansion.
The Department for Transport (DfT) has re-committed to plans to ‘lead the way’ in the decarbonisation of transport with a 2030 target for central government fleet electrification. However, the DfT has a rocky history with decarbonisation and a stream of policy decisions that have not always been welcomed by the industry. Alice Grundy explores how the Chris Grayling-led department could restore its reputation.