Lamp post-powered electric car charging points arrive in London


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.
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BMW's new wireless charging 'GroundPad' (video)


BMW has launched its first wireless charging system, as the German car maker takes steps to make charging an electric car easier than filling a c
Charge of the electric brigade as 175kW rapid chargers reach UK

High speed 175kW rapid chargers reach UK


One of the drawbacks of electric cars is the length of time the battery takes to charge when on a long journey. But a new generation of ultra...
Jaguar I-Pace versus Tesla Model X charging times

Jaguar I-Pace will charge in 45mins… but where?


Jaguar's first pure-electric car, the new I-Pace, is capable of being charged to around 80% of its capacity in less than 45 minutes, the British
Crackdown on rip-off charges for electric cars

Electric car revolution is stalled by councils


Councils have come under fire for failing to install roadside charging points for electric cars. Ministers said that only five local authorities
Shell shock: oil company embraces electric cars with new Shell Recharge charging points

Shell shock: oil company embraces electric cars


Shell, one of the world’s largest oil companies, is to introduce charging points for electric cars at service stations across Britain.
BP plan for electric car chargers in petrol station forecourts

BP plan for electric car charging points


One of Britain’s biggest fuel companies has unveiled plans to fit electric car charge points in forecourts amid government pressure to...
Queens Speech boosts number of electric car charging points

Queen's Speech: EV chargers for motorway services


After limited driving range, the greatest hurdle to more drivers switching to an electric car is often said to be the limited number of public ch