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Price rises for Tesla Superchargers

Tesla has increased its pricing for use of the manufacturer’s Supercharger ultra-rapid points. The cost per kWh is now 27p, up from the previous 20p/kWh. Those customers that receive free Supercharging are unaffected, and many buyers will still have 400 kWh of...

Nissan Leaf long-term review

Zap-Map has got its hands on a Nissan Leaf 40 kWh for three months, with us able to test the EV until the end of March 2019. This extended time with the popular model will let us get to grips with its...

EV sales set new records in 2018

The UK has enjoyed a record year for electric vehicle sales, with almost 60,000 plug-in models sold during 2018. A total of 59,945 EVs were registered between January and December 2018 according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers...

Mobile rapid charger revealed by VW

Volkswagen has revealed a preview of its plans for mobile charge points, able to be deployed quickly and easily at locations where drivers need to charge EVs. Similar in principle to a power-pack for mobile devices such as mobiles and tablets, the...

A look ahead at EV charging in 2019

As the UK’s EV market goes from strength to strength, so to does its supporting infrastructure. 2018 proved a crucial year for EV charging, and 2019 is set to continue on the good work carried out during the previous 12 months. So...

First Electric A9 points go live

The first charge points installed as part of the Electric A9 scheme in Scotland have been made live, with the units added to the ChargePlace Scotland network and available at Skiach Services, near Inverness. Two triple-header rapid charge points have been installed,...