Tag Archives: EV

EV charging infrastructure will keep up with demand, says 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 »

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 »

Electric V2G trials secure £11m government backing


Four UK electric vehicle pilot projects have been able to secure £11 million in government funding to trial vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology, which stores excess power in electric vehicle (EV) for use by the grid at times of high demand. A consortium of companies including UK Power Networks, energy supplier SSE, Octopus Energy, the University of Leeds and Chinese company BYD ... Read More »

Fisker unveiled their self-driving shuttle for small cities


Fisker Automotive, founded in 2007 by Henrik Fisker, has teamed up with China’s Hakim Unique Group on a project known as ‘Orbit’, which is a self-driving electric shuttle bus tailored to suit small city environments. Without to much detail being provided at this moment in time, it is clear that the boxy design of the vehicle is to maximise passenger ... Read More »