• £2.2m award by Department of Transport to trial technology for charging electric commercial vehicles

    Transport minister John Hayes has announced Zapinamo has been awarded £2.2m by the Department of Transport, the Office for Low Emission Vehicles and InnovateUK under the Low Emissions Freight Trial to work with WMG and others to trial technology for ultra high speed rapid and movable charging technology for commercial vehicles.

  • Rethinking component design for electric vehicles

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    Despite being invented in the 1830s, electric vehicles (EVs) have only become commercially viable over the last decade. 

    Volvo became the first major automaker to announce a move to an all-electric range by 2019, which has since been followed by Mercedes-Benz and the Volkswagen group.

  • Charging infrastructure demand unprecedented

    Over the past five years, Electric Vehicle (EV) registrations have increased from 3,500 to 155,000 and demand for reliable charging infrastructure to support this is unprecedented.

    Logic4training now has on offer an Electric Vehicle Charging Point Installer course, a qualification developed in partnership with industry specialist, Rolec.

  • Trends in power quality for 2019

    Steve Hughes, managing director of power quality specialist REO UK, gives us his insight into the trends in power quality for 2019.

  • Cutting the cord on electric vehicles

    How your next electric vehicle could soon be made from flexible solar panels.

  • Powering the future of electric transport research

    The Wolfson Foundation has generously donated £1.5m to fund state-of-the-art equipment that will advance research into sustainable, electric transport at the University of Nottingham.

  • Shifting gears

    Natalie Sauber, market intelligence lead at Arcadis, explores how autonomous and connected vehicles are driving a new generation of data centre requirements.

  • Plug In Suffolk: UK’s first ‘fully open’ EV charging network

    EO Charging has partnered with Suffolk County Council and renewable energy provider Bulb, to launch ‘Plug In Suffolk’ – the UK’s first ‘fully open’ public electric vehicle (EV) fast charging network.

  • The impact of EV

    Electric Nation has completed the world’s largest EV smart charging trial, in a bid to help understand the impact that charging electric vehicles at home has on the local electricity network.

  • BMT and National Grid explore energy highways

    BMT has joined forces with National Grid Electricity Transmission (NGET), owners of the electricity transmission network in England and Wales, to help the British energy giant plan energy highways of the future by exploring the impact of an increasing number of electric vehicles on our roads.

  • Robert Llewellyn announced as Live South guest speaker

    TV star and electric vehicle advocate Robert Llewellyn will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Live South event, hosted by NICEIC and ELECSA. 

  • Wholesaler goes green with Mitsubishi

    Wholesaler T.G. Fruits has upgraded to electric trucks with the help of Mitsubishi dealer Alto Handling.