Tag Archives: Electric Vehicles

EV charging infrastructure will keep up with demand, says Chargemaster

Chargemaster

Chargemaster, the UK’s largest electric vehicle charging network has forecasted a growth of over one million public charging sessions per year on its POLAR network by 2020, but with most charging sessions still happening at home. There is an estimated 11 million annual charging sessions expected on its UK-made home and workplace charging points. Chargemaster’s POLAR network is hoping to significantly expand ... Read More »

Renault release details of their Master Z.E

Master Z.E

After seeing the Renault Master Z.E concept vehicle at the CV Show in 2017, we have been anticipating the arrival of this new model. Set to compete in the electric LCV market along with Mercedes-Benz e-Sprinter, set to be available in 2019 and VW’s e-Crafter which is set to be available this year. The Master Z.E range will include 6 versions(3 lengths, ... Read More »

ChargePoint Services continues roll-out of petrol station EV charging network

ChargePoint Services

ChargePoint Services is continuing its work on installing a UK-wide rapid charging network at petrol station forecourts, with an initial target of 60 expected by the end of Q1 2018. The ChargePoint network is being established through a partnership with Motor Fuel Group (MFG), who have more than 400 petrol stations in the UK operating under the BP, Shell, JET ... Read More »

Toyota reveal the e-Palette, futuristic autonomous vehicle concept

Toyota autonomous delivery concept

Toyota, the second biggest automaker in the world, has revealed very ambitious plans to develop battery-powered autonomous vehicles which Toyota believe will tackle mobility and delivery services in the coming age of the autonomous vehicle. Toyota is calling it the ‘e-Palette’ and describes the vehicle as “fully automated, next generation battery electric vehicle, designed to be scalable and customisable for a range of ... Read More »

O-license exemption on alternatively fuelled vehicles to increase to 4.25t from 3.5t

Master Z.E

Following a recent consultation by the Department for Transport, fleets will be able to run alternatively fuelled vans up to 4.25 tonnes Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) without having to hold an operators license. At the minute organisations can only run vans up to 3.5 tonnes without needing an O-license, but this is set to be changed for alternatively fuelled vehicles ... Read More »