DriveElectric ULEV Experience NHS Nissan e-NV200

'Try before you buy' EV scheme coming to UK cities

Businesses and public sector organisations in Nottingham have been offered the chance to experience electric vehicles (EVs) for up to 30 days.
Electric bus town in UK

All change: Britain's first all-electric bus town is coming

The government is inviting local authorities to apply to become the UK's first all-electric bus town, with £50m on offer to pay for a new fleet of buses.
New hydrogen system delivers off-grid electric car chargingMircea Moira /

New hydrogen system delivers off-grid electric car charging

The new AFC Energy H-Power system uses hydrogen fuel cell technology to deliver electric car charging anywhere in the UK, without using the National Grid.
Morris JE electric vanMorris Commercials

Opinion: Why must we go back for the future?

The Morris Commercial JE electric van is a reimagining of the British classic J-type van of the 1950s. Why are we looking back to go forwards?
Black Swan electric boat in ParisRenault

‘Second life‘ batteries used to power Renault electric boat

The Black Swan boat uses four reconditioned and repurposed Renault electric car batteries to power a pair of 20kW electric motors.
Electric car charging

Electric charging locations now outnumber petrol stations

The government has published a ‘league table‘ of electric charging stations, highlighting what it calls a ‘gap in provision’.
Angela Merkel wants one million charging pointsMarkus Wissmann /

Germany to get ONE MILLION electric car chargers by 2030

In a video podcast, the German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she wants to see one million electric car charging stations in Germany by the year 2030.
EON Ultra-fast chargers in BirminghamE.ON

100 miles in 10 minutes: new ultra-fast EV chargers arrive in UK

E.ON has opened a new ultra-fast electric car charging station just off the M6 on the outskirts of Birmingham – the first of 180 chargers promised by 2020.
Green number plates opinion

Green number plates: the answer to a question nobody asked?

Are green number plates the answer to a question nobody asked or the next step on the road to the widespread adoption of electric vehicles?
Green number plate on electric carDfT

Only 1 in 5 drivers in favour of green number plates

As the government launches a consultation on the introduction of green number plates for electric vehicles, only a fifth of drivers support the idea.