Number of UK public electric car chargers passes 30,000 with 33% increase in 12 months, but coverage remains patchy


The number of public EV charge points surpasses 30,000, with 7,500 being added in the last twelve months.
This is how a man drove an electric Porsche 2,834 miles across America, charging for less than 2.5 hours

Hypermiler breaks trans-America charging record


An American “hypermiling” expert has revealed how he managed to set a new record for the shortest charging times while crossing the USA.
UK has reached “peak petrol”, says research

Charging times explained


Do electric cars take long to charge? We take a look at it.
Volkswagen to launch 2,400 electric vehicle chargers in the UK

Cost of charging an electric car


It can be cheaper than filling with petrol or diesel, but what's the real price you pay when it comes to charging an electric car?

Best and worst EV charging spots in UK


Electric car and van drivers in Coventry have access to most public chargers per vehicle in the UK, according to a new study.
"Hypocritical" government ministers keep buying petrol cars

EV chargers may turn off at peak times


Electric car chargers may not function during peak hours to avoid overloading the national electricity grid, according to new legislation.
Electric car charging point parking bays

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.
EU will not achieve electric car charging targets at current rate, auditor warns

EU charging deployment off-track, says auditor


The rollout of the European Union's electric car charging network is too slow for the bloc to achieve its climate targets, auditors have warned.
Number of global charging plugs hits one million

Number of global charging points hits one million


The number of publicly available charging plugs around the world has hit a million, having doubled in just three years.
Green number plates for electric cars to be introduced in UK from this autumn

Green number plates for electric cars by autumn


Green number plates for electric cars will be introduced to the UK as early as this autumn, the government has announced.
Government invests in road network and charging infrastructure

Government announces billions for road network


Transport secretary Grant Shapps has announced investment in Britain’s road network worth billions.