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New Plug-in Car Grant scheme now live

Plug-in Car Grant (PiCG) levels have now changed, with the new scheme refocusing on pure electric models and (in principle) the lowest emitting plug-in hybrids. As of 00:01 on Sunday 21 October, the new grant levels apply to each Category of ultra...

Plug-in Car Grants cut from 9th November

The Department for Transport (DfT) announced today that changes to the UK Government’s Plug-in Car Grant scheme. From Friday 9th November 2018, the grants for pure-electric EV models will be cut by £1,000, and all current plug-in hybrids will no longer be...

Live ubitricity data added to Zap-Map

Zap-Map has added ubitricity to its list of dynamic data providers, offering users the ability to see live status updates from the network’s charge points. Available to view on both the smartphone app – available on Android & iOS – and desktop...

Paris Motor Show 2018 EV stars

The Paris Motor Show has a number of important plug-in models on show currently. With both production models and concepts, pure-EVs and PHEVs, the event in the French capital has plenty to pique the interest. Have a look at ZM’s round-up of...

First 60kW rapid charger installed in UK

Alfa Power has installed the UK’s first 60 kW public EV rapid charge point, with the unit currently the fastest way to charge any non-Tesla electric vehicle on these shores. Put in at the Crown Service Station in Brighouse, West Yorkshire, the...