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Shell Recharge is coming to Waitrose

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Shell Recharge has announced plans to build hundreds of electric vehicle charging points at Waitrose stores over the next few years. The supermarket chain specifically plans to host up to 800 charging stations at up to 100 Waitrose stores across the UK...

NHS adds 500 Nissan Leafs to its fleet

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The National Health Service (NHS) has ordered 500 Nissan Leafs through its offshoot NHS Fleet Solutions. The electric cars will be made available to healthcare staff and other public sector employees as part of a leasing program via deferred compensation. Early last...

Government publishes Transport Decarbonisation Plan

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With just months to go until major climate summit COP26, the UK government has published its Transport Decarbonisation Plan, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced today. The plan provides a ‘greenprint’ to cut emissions from seas and skies, roads and railways, setting out a...

Rivian to launch in Europe in 2022

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The US start-up Rivian, which is backed by Amazon and Ford among others, wants to sell its electric vehicles in Europe from the beginning of 2022, confirming this in an email to a potential European customer. The email was reported in the Rivian...

Westfield London partners with EV car hire service UFODRIVE

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Sustainable car hire service UFODRIVE and Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW), have launched a new three-year partnership to provide 24/7 contactless, fully electric, sustainable car hire for customers at Westfield London. The partnership is the first time UFODRIVE has partnered with another brand on location in the UK to offer convenient and fast car rental services....

Wales to get rapid charging in rural locations

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Following a recent tender process, Transport for Wales (TfW) has appointed SWARCO UK Ltd to commence delivery of a rapid charging network, which will be part-funded by the Welsh Government. Electric vehicles (EV) have a key role to play in decarbonising the...