‘Ugly’ electric car charging points get a makeover from children


Almost a third of UK drivers think electric vehicle charging points are eyesores and nearly half don't want them installed on their own street.
TV presenter Maddie Moate highlights 'scary' electric car charging locations

TV presenter highlights 'scary' EV charging


BAFTA-winning TV presenter and electric vehicle advocate Maddie Moate has raised the issue of EV charging points in “intimidating” locations.
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.
Honda offers 'one-stop-shop' home wallbox and energy tariff to all electric car owners

Honda offers 'one-stop-shop' home charging


Honda is to provide EV customers with smart home charging points bundled with an efficient energy tariff... and eventually vehicle-to-grid.

Pop-up charging point trials underway in Oxford


One of the chief obstacles to mass uptake of EVs is being addressed in trials of "pop-up" charging points for drivers without off-street parking.

Electric car grant to be scrapped


Transport secretary Grant Shapps confirms the electric car grant "will go eventually" — but hasn't said when the government will pull the plug.

Charging points to take pay as you go card payment


The days of standing in the rain trying to subscribe to an electric car charging service, downloading an app and linking it to a specific.

VW driver tries to inflate tyres with car charger


Newly-released CCTV footage suggests some motorists across the UK are still unaware of what an electric car charging point is.

Ultra-rapid chargers to jolt electric car sales


It’s the infrastructure, stupid. Now the main obstacle to wide adoption of electric cars is being addressed by four of the big car makers.
New Tesla Superchargers add 75 miles of range in five minutes

New Tesla Superchargers add 75 miles of range in f


Tesla says it is rolling out a new type of charger for its electric vehicles that can add 75 miles of range in just five minutes, cutting chargin
Volkswagen's mobile charging stations work like powerbanks for electric cars

Volkswagen to launch mobile charging points


Before it begins its electric car onslaught later this year, Volkswagen will launch a pilot programme for a portable charging point system.
Volkswagen to launch 2,400 electric vehicle chargers in the UK

Volkswagen to launch 2,400 charging points in UK


Volkswagen and Tesco have joined forces, to create what they claim will be the UK's "largest retail network" of electric car chargers.

London gets lamp post-powered charging points


The first lamp post-based electric car charging points have arrived in London, as part of an initial roll out of 50 units in Southwark.