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CMA: UK needs ten times more electric car charging points by 2030

Shortfall in UK charging network revealed


The UK needs to expand its electric vehicle charging network tenfold by 2030, according to new government research. 

Shell rolling out 800 EV chargers with Waitrose


Fuel giant Shell has signed a deal with Waitrose to install 800 electric car charging points at supermarkets by 2025. 
Nissan is seeking government support worth tens of millions in order to build a “gigafactory” in Sunderland.

Battery gigafactory for Coventry Airport


Coventry Airport set to house the UK’s third battery gigafactory after planning application submitted.
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BMW sales strong as electric car push continues


With an expanding electrified model portfolio, BMW Group has seen its brands increase sales in all regions.
Nissan confirms £1bn UK electric car gigafactory

Nissan confirms £1bn UK electric car gigafactory


Nissan has announced a £1bn expansion of its Sunderland factory that will allow it to manufacture electric cars and electric car batteries.
Government announces winners of £20m zero-emission vehicle competition

EV battery health checker shares £20m green grant


The winners of a government-funded £20m zero-emission vehicle competition have been announced.
Tax car makers that don't produce enough electric cars, say former cabinet ministers

Ex-ministers: Introduce carbon tax for car makers


Two former cabinet ministers have said that car makers should face carbon taxes if they don't manufacture enough electric vehicles.
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Electric charge points to undergo "iconic" revamp


The UK's network of electric car charging points is to be redesigned to give them an "iconic" look akin to that of red postboxes.
Financial incentives for electric car owners charging off-peak

Incentives offered for off-peak EV charging


Drivers of electric vehicles will be offered incentives to charge their cars at off-peak times in order to prevent unmanageable demand.
Field full of abandoned electric cars is down to cancelled car-sharing scheme — not battery faults

Cancelled car-share scheme caused EV "boneyard"


Fact-checking services have stepped in to clarify the reason for hundreds of electric vehicles abandoned in a field in France.
BMW Z8 designer planning $30,000 electric car

BMW Z8 designer planning $30,000 electric car


Henrik Fisker, the designer of the BMW Z8, has made an agreement with electronics brand Foxconn that aims to produce a $30,000 electric car.
What are solid-state batteries?

Electric cars: What are solid-state batteries?


As technological progress on lithium-ion battery technology slows, car makers are starting to turn their heads towards solid-state batteries.