InstaVolt rapids added in North Devon
August 14, 2018: InstaVolt has been improving rapid EV charging infrastructure in North Devon, with new units installed at Barnstaple. Added to the Taw Garages forecourt, the network’s DC units charge at up to 50 kW. With the area both a popular holiday destination and...
Pod Point units rolled out at Fuller’s pubs
August 9, 2018: Fuller’s pubs are set to improve EV charging for its customers after signing a deal with Pod Point to install units at 10 of its sites. Having signed a three-year deal with the charge point supplier, Fuller’s sites in London and the...
Audi e-tron range boosted by recuperation tech
August 9, 2018: Audi reckons that the brake energy recuperation technology set for the forthcoming e-tron can boost driving range by 30% in day-to-day driving. The prototypes currently being tested were sent down the famous Pikes Peak Hillclimb course, and managed to add around 19...
Northern Powergrid rolls-out EV plans
August 9, 2018: Northern Powergrid has launched a number of initiatives that will help it get ‘hands on’ with electric vehicles (EVs) and charging infrastructure. Three initiatives will be rolled-out over the remainder of the year, to give Northern Powergrid’s 2,500 employees the chance to...
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With around 75 different electric models available in the UK, more than 160,000 registered EVs on UK roads, and a growing public charge point infrastructure of close to 6,000 locations, 2018 is a great time to go electric. The next few years will see yet more EV models launched in the UK by all the major car and van manufacturers.
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Choosing an Electric Vehicle
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