Tag: UK

Auto Trader’s The Road to 2035: Challenges and opportunities for electric vehicle adoption in the UK

Auto Trader's new "The Road to 2035" report is now live, sharing insights on the UK's electric vehicle uptake.Despite government incentives, private new EV sales slow, but used EVs are in demand.The high demand...

New ‘most affordable’ DIY e-bike kit debuts at £299

New 'most affordable' DIY e-bike kit debuts at £299 ($349).With over 85,000 kits already on the road, it sets a new standard in affordable electric bike conversions.Swytch launches new DIY e-bike kit at just...

New UK electric vehicle battery manufacturer Volklec launches in Coventry

New UK EV battery maker Volklec launches in Coventry, creating West Midlands jobs.The company is backed by Frontive and partners with UKBIC for advanced facilities and expertise.Founder Imran Khatri focuses on decarbonisation and broader...

National Highways electrifies its UK road maintenance fleet with 51 Toyota bZ4X electric SUVs

National Highways orders 51 Toyota bZ4X electric SUVs for UK road maintenance fleet.Aiming to achieve net zero emissions by 2030, with all non-traffic officer vehicles electric by 2027.Partnering with Steven Eagell Toyota, prioritising reliability,...

Plug Me In and Landis+Gyr power the future of EV charging

Plug Me In and Landis+Gyr join forces to revolutionise EV charging, advancing Plug Me In's goals for sector asset ownership.Charging-as-a-Service offers businesses a turnkey solution with no upfront costs, expert maintenance, and multiple ownership...

UK used EV sales jump by over two thirds in Q1

The UK used car market hit a five-year high in Q1 2024 with 1,967,923 transactions, marking 16 consecutive months of growth.Battery electric vehicle (BEV) sales jumped 71.0%, reaching 41,505 units and a record market...

First Bus opens its rapid-charging bus depot to the public 

First Bus unveils innovative EV charging hub in Summercourt, Cornwall, with eight rapid-charging points.Users and local businesses can access rapid charging at 69p per kWh, aiding in the transition to electric vehicles.With a £1...

A coffee and a charge: The EV Network partners with Tim Hortons in the UK

The EV Network and Tim Hortons partner to install EV charging stations in the UK.This pushes the recent emphasis on destination charging.Collaboration underscores commitment to environmental sustainability and innovation.The EV Network partners with Tim...

char.gy hits major milestone with 3,000 public charge points across the UK

British company char.gy installs 3,000th public EV charge point, advancing EV accessibility.Expansion efforts target on-street charging infrastructure, with capacity for 400 monthly installations.Supported by government funds, char.gy aims to empower over one million drivers...

ElectrAssure and National Grid install 1000 EV charge points in the UK

ElectrAssure and National Grid install 1000 EV charge points, supporting National Grid's 100% electric fleet target by 2030.Collaboration began in June 2021 to strategically deploy chargers across substation and office sites.Deployment marks significant progress...

BEDEO unveils world’s first classic car EV retrofit system, driven by the legendary Defender

BEDEO introduces Reborn Electric: Icons, kicking off with a game-changing overhaul of the iconic Land Rover Defender.Featuring revolutionary in-wheel motor (IWM) technology, the electric Defender thrives in any environment, boasting a range of 247...

Geotab Report: UK the most suited EV market in Europe despite prevailing scepticism

Geotab's 'Taking Charge' report analysed data from 1.3 million vehicles across 7 countries over 12 months.EVs could save 2.2 billion gallons of fuel and avoid 19 million metric tons of CO2 emissions over 7...
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The UK ruled as Europe’s top electric car market in Q1 2024

UK leads Q1 in BEV registrations across Europe.EU market sees 10% rise in BEV registrations, reaching 15.5% penetration.UK market primed for growth in 2024 with zero-emission-vehicle mandate, driving potential price drops and financing deals.UK...

The UK is on track to take a leading role in the EV sector, according to the latest APC study

UK poised to lead global EV market with advancements in technology and infrastructure.Shift to dedicated EV platforms and declining battery costs drive progress in sustainability.Collaboration with APC positions UK as a leading hub for...

Rimac Technology joins forces with BMW Group for EV battery solutions

BMW Group and Rimac Technology agree long-term battery partnership.To support the project, Rimac Technology is opening a campus in Zagreb, Croatia.Their shared goal is to create innovative solutions for the high-voltage batteries in future...

Bannau Brycheiniog, one of the UK’s oldest National Parks, embraces the future with 16 EV charge points

Bannau Brycheiniog National Park adds 16 EV charge points, funded by BMW UK partnership.Points at Visitor Centre in Libanus and Craig-y-Nos Park for convenient access.Supports sustainability, conservation efforts, milestone in UK National Parks' EV...

Osprey Charging has installed over 1,000 public rapid EV chargers in the UK

Osprey Charging achieves milestone: Over 1,000 public rapid EV chargers now live in the UK.Growth reflects dedication to accessibility and reliability for EV users.CEO Ian Johnston highlights commitment to supporting EV revolution and improving...

Ohme announces dramatically reduced EV charging prices: One year of EV driving for under £130

Ohme announces reduced electricity prices for EV charging starting April 1st.Smart EV tariffs offer even greater savings, urges CEO David Watson.Dynamic smart chargers optimise costs, leading to substantial savings for EV owners.Ohme changes the...

Greenpower Park: The UK’s upcoming battery research and manufacturing campus

Greenpower Park will revolutionise battery research and manufacturing.It attracts global collaboration with £2.5 billion investment and 6,000 skilled jobs.Positioned in Coventry, it leads Britain's green industrial revolution.Greenpower Park opens to provide training and facilitate...

Rimac Energy opens a cutting-edge facility in Oxfordshire, UK, creating over 70 jobs

Rimac Energy opens advanced BESS facility in Witney, Oxfordshire, UK.Creates 70+ high-skilled jobs, benefiting UK tech and Oxfordshire.Highlights sustainability commitment with innovative SineStack solution.Rimac Energy has opened its new facility in Witney, Oxfordshire, to...

UK emobility leaders issue urgent call for accessible charging infrastructure 

Growing demand for accessible charging infrastructure prompts government action calls.Advocacy groups and politicians emphasise the need for mandated accessibility at public charging stations.Urgency lies in accommodating all potential drivers and ensuring equitable access to...

FOR:EV amplifies Scotland’s EV charging infrastructure with retail site partnerships

FOR:EV installs 22 rapid chargers at key retail sites across Scotland.Locations include Sainsbury’s, Tesco, and Toolstation in strategic areas.Plans for 1,700+ UK charging points prioritise user convenience.Scotland's EV charging network is growing with the...

Electric aviation is on the rise in the UK as Skyports and Bicester Motion plan the country’s first vertiport testbed

Electric aviation booms as Skyports and Bicester Motion partner for the UK's first electric vertiport testbed in Oxfordshire.The vertiport aims to be a central hub for testing ground infrastructure and flight operations.Supported by the...

Tata’s £4 billion gigafactory positions Somerset at the forefront of the UK’s EV revolution

Tata's £4 billion Agratas battery gigafactory in Bridgwater makes Somerset a key player in EV battery production.Gigafactory to create 4,000 jobs, boost green energy, and spur regional economic growth.Somerset Council plans strategic 5-year investments,...
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