Government plans to scrap the £3,500 Plug-in Car Grant subsidy for electric cars


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.
Zipcar boss says ‘petty arguments’ by councils are delaying electric car infrastructure

Zipcar: ‘Petty' arguments delaying charging points


The boss of Zipcar believes “petty" arguments within London authorities are delaying vital electric vehicle infrastructure.

Video: Tesla owners row over charging point


Two Tesla owners nearly came to blows in a heated example of "charge rage", when one of the drivers accused the other of jumping the queue.
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Most drivers won't buy electric car for a decade


British car buyers are holding back on buying an electric car by nearly a decade, according to new research by Auto Trader.

All new homes to come with charging points


Electric car charging points will be included in every new home, as part of a new proposal by the Department for Transport.
Oil giant BP to acquire UK's largest EV charging station network

BP to buy UK's largest EV charging network


Ultra-fast charging points will soon be at a BP petrol station near you, as a result of acquiring the charging network developer Chargemaster.