Posts Tagged uk

Chargemaster To Open Electric Vehicle-Only Dealership In UK

Chargemaster is about to launch the UK’s first shopping center and multi-brand showroom. Called the EV Experience Centre, it will open  in Milton Keynes later this Spring. Chargemaster is known mostly for its charging stations and POLAR charging network, and won a £9-million contract from Go Ultra Low to build the…

3 days ago by Mark Kane 2

2017 Tesla Model S P100D Right Hand Drive Review

With brand new, right hand drive versions of the Tesla Model S P100D just arriving last month in the UK, Autocar as taken the supercar sedan through its paces. The most capable Model S ever, gets about 10 more kWh of energy (compared to the previous 90 kWh edition), and…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 4

Ford Begins Trials Of Plug-In Hybrid Vans In London – Video

The Ford Transit Connect plug-in is back!  Well, kinda.   Ford has announced trials of some Transit Custom Plug-in Hybrid vans in London, which is scheduled to launch in the Autumn of this year.  In total, 20 vans will be tested over a 12-month period by select London businesses. Ford secured some £4.7 million ($5.8 million)…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 9

Hyperdrive Innovation To Offer Nissan (LEAF) Batteries For Various Applications

Six years after the LEAF’s introduction, and also launching own its own lithium-ion battery production (together with NEC), Nissan has now become a battery supplier itself. British Hyperdrive Innovation has announced the launch of battery products using Nissan’s lithium-ion cells via the automakers’s Sunderland plant in the UK. Hyperdrive’s plan is to offer batteries…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 28

UK Considers Adoption Of Common Pricing For Public Chargers

The UK government is apparently considering actions to make public charging more affordable, and a lot simpler. Essentially, there could be pricing cap, or at the very least common pricing guidelines, with one access card for all networks. Details are expected be announced early next year. “Overpriced electric car charging stations will…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 18