Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Edmund King and Chargemaster rapid charger and i3

EV charge points expand with AA hotels and B&Bs

As part of the strategic partnership between the AA and Chargemaster, which is now part of BP, all 4,000 or so AA hotels and B&Bs are being offered the opportunity to have electric vehicle charging points installed at no cost and integrated into the UK’s largest public network.
BMW i8 Roadster frontal shot

Sweet, fresh air – in silence. The new BMW i8 Roadster

The new BMW i8 Roadster offers open air motoring in virtual silence thanks to BMW's latest electric hybrid technology which combines zero emission mode with zap-on acceleration thanks to a turbo engine hybrid combo
Fuel cell Mercedes

Government hints at tax incentives for electric vehicles

The Government has hinted that tax incentives for electric vehicles will be available to accelerate the move towards a zero emission future
Home charging for new builds

Government wants electrified infrastructure to include new homes

The Government wants electrified infrastructure to include new homes along with future proofing street infrastructure to include lamp posts with charging points
Renault Zoe qualifies for the Plug-in Car Grant

Plug-in Car Grant to continue beyond 2020

The Plug-in Car Grant will be extended to 2020 a Department for Transport spokesperson has said, but the levels of the grant have still to be confirmed
Hyundai Kona

300 mile range Hyundai Kona Electric starts at £29,495

The new Hyundai Kona Electric promises a range of up to 300 miles - and what's more prices for the compact SUV start from under £30,000
BP buys Chargemaster

BP buys Chargemaster

BP has announced it is to buy the UK’s largest EV charging company, Chargemaster, which operates over 6,500 charging points across the country. Following the acquisition, Chargemaster will be renamed BP Chargemaster.
Zap-Map Route Planner

Zap-Map releases longer EV journey planner

Zap-Map has released a new smart Route Planner on its Android app, to help EV drivers plan longer electric journeys. EV drivers can now plan their routes using the ‘quick plan’, or create a more personalised route.
Clean Air Day free charging from Pod Point

Get free charging with Pod Point to celebrate Clean Air Day

Pod Point is offering free charging at its 2000 public charge points to help celebrate Clean Air Day and encourage more users into EVs
The all electric Jaguar I-PACE generated global headlines followings its launch in March

Pod Point set to electrify Jaguar Land Rover hybrid and electric vehicles

Chargepoint supplier Pod Point is set to electrify Jaguar Land Rover plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles following its appointment as preferred supplier
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