Electric Vehicles

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EV car share schemes to be rolled out in Scotland

More people across Scotland will be able to use electric vehicles after the Scottish Government committed to a £510,000 investment that will support housing associations procure the services of car clubs.

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Project shows visibility of EVs on network

A project being led by Electralink has discovered that there could be at least 13% more households with electric vehicles and solar panels on Western Power Distribution's network than was previously thought.

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Highways England to install 50 EV charging points across road...

Highways England has awarded a multi-million-pound contract which will see more than 50 electric vehicle charging points installed across the country within the next nine months.

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Fleets could lead the EV roll-out

New research from Pixie Energy, a subsidiary of Cornwall Insight Group, reveals a general absence of clear, direct policy for encouraging fleets to adopt electric vehicles (EVs).

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Vehicle-to-grid project rolls out first installations

VIGIL, an Innovate UK funded consortium consisting of Aston University, ByteSnap Design, Grid Edge and Nortech Management, has rolled out a new control platform for vehicle-to-grid/building (V2G/V2B) systems and distribution networks.

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Shift to EVs offers opportunity for motoring tax review

Motoring organisations have warned that the advent of increasingly connected, electric and shared road transport presents challenges and opportunities for future Government motoring tax policy.

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Call for greater interoperability between EV charging networks...

Greater 'interoperability' between EV charging networks in the UK should be an industry priority, according to a report from the Renewable Energy Association (REA).

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UK's first smart charging market for EV drivers

UK Power Networks is taking steps to create the country's first smart charging market for electric vehicle drivers.