BP Chargemaster is to install 100 rapid chargers across 50 of its petrol station forecourts by the end of this year.
ChargePoint Services (CPS) has partnered with pub company Ei Group to bring rapid chargers to their sites.
In this round-up of new from the electric vehicle industry, Gemserv unveils proposals to increase EV uptake and new Fastned rapid charging hubs are to be installed in the North East of England.
Marston’s Inns and Taverns is to become the first UK pub company to roll out rapid electric vehicle chargers after announcing plans to work with Engenie to install 400 at sites nationwide.
Engie is to deliver a rapid charging network across West Yorkshire; US giant ChargePoint has secured over £187 million is new funding; Siemens and ubitricity complete first new council charger; and Alfa Power unveils lastest EV charger in the UK.
ROUND-UP: EO Charging makes ‘smart’ partnership; Engenie chargers to meet customers’ demand; Instavolt celebrates latest milestone
EO Charging has partnered with eMotorWerks to integrate new smart functions into its home chargers; Engenie is to install rapid chargers at eight M7 Real Estate locations; and Instavolt has installed its 200th rapid DC charger a year after it began to roll out units across the UK.
London mayor Sadiq Khan has launched a new taskforce to expand the capital’s electric vehicle infrastructure just one week after a London Assembly committee called on him to do more to boost the number of chargers on London’s streets.
Just 50 ultra-rapid charger locations placed strategically across the country would be enough to ‘fix’ range anxiety and could be delivered for as little as £0.60 a car per year, according to National Grid’s electric vehicles lead.