Recharging Network articles

Green Investment Bank mulls plans to back electric vehicle revolution

An electric car being recharged

Bank set to make a decision on whether to invest in low carbon vehicle infrastructure within coming months

10 Apr 2014

Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid priced from £28,249

Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid

Drivers offered 32 mile all-electric range for same price as diesel automatic version

02 Apr 2014

Ford accelerates electric car charging network for staff

Ford Focus electric - photo Ford

Company to roll out GE chargers at almost 60 facilities in bid to grow low-emissions market

24 Mar 2014

UK accelerates towards 'electric car leadership'

Nick Clegg unveils £9.3m for charging infrastructure and launches joint government and industry campaign to promote benefits of electric vehicles

30 Jan 2014

Battery powered buses go wireless in Milton Keynes

Five-year trial led by Arup and Mitsui Europe aims to revolutionise electric vehicle technology

09 Jan 2014

Trans-Atlantic alliance aims to change the face of electric car charging

A coalition of businesses says universal technology standards are needed to drive the mass take-up of electric cars

11 Nov 2013

Ecotricity aims to drive green electricity uptake with Volkswagen deal

VW and Audi electric car customers to be offered 100 per cent renewable electricity package at point of sale

09 Oct 2013

Electric car charger sales set to top 4.3 million by 2022

Research firm Navigent predicts rapid growth in the market from around 64,000 public charging points available worldwide today

03 Oct 2013

ECOtality files for bankruptcy

Electric car charging company will look to auction assets next month

19 Sep 2013

Ford fits charge points to spark electric vehicle uptake

Company set to install 200 chargers across US facilities over the coming year

18 Sep 2013

Electric car sales accelerating through 2013

Sales of electric vehicles on track to smash last year's record as new models start to drive demand

06 Aug 2013

More rapid chargers speed up Ecotricity's 'Electric Highway'

Green energy company and Nissan have now fitted 16 fast-charging units at Welcome Break motorway service stations across the UK

05 Aug 2013

UK charge point rollout targets hospitals and stations

Government awards funding to councils, public sector organisations, and train companies to install public chargers under £37m scheme

01 Aug 2013

Government teams up with car makers to spark electric vehicle market

Transport minister McLoughlin says joint 'communications push' will outline benefits of ultra-low emission vehicles to businesses and individuals

31 Jul 2013

Auto-giants back Japanese electric vehicle charge point roll out

Toyota, Nissan, Honda, and Mitsubishi to part-fund planned five-fold expansion of country's recharging network

30 Jul 2013

How electric cars are helping Forest Green Rovers hit its green goals

Chairman Dale Vince outlines his plan to make the BusinessGreen Leaders Award winning football team the 'greenest club in the world'

26 Jul 2013

BMW to drive UK recharging network with Chargemaster investment

German automaker takes unspecified equity stake in UK firm and agrees five-year partnership deal to roll out infrastructure

25 Jul 2013

Tesla shows off battery swap technology

Electric car pioneer says stations swapping batteries in 90 seconds could appear later this year as an alternative to charging

21 Jun 2013

My Electric Avenue leads electric cars away from grid meltdown

SSE, Nissan and EA Technology are behind the UK's largest trial of how clusters of electric cars will affect the network

18 Jun 2013

Super-chargers rev up Ecotricity's Electric Highway

Three new fast-chargers spark massive increase in use of network of motorway recharging points at Welcome Break stations

17 Jun 2013

Fueling the electric car revolution with IT innovation

The race is on to make electric vehicles as easy to refill as today's cars -- and companies are stepping up to the starting line.

31 May 2013

Tesla powers up New York to Los Angeles charging network

Solar-powered superchargers can provide 150 miles of electric driving in around 30 minutes

30 May 2013

Better Place files for liquidation

Company blames low public take-up and lack of backing from automakers for failure of electric car battery swap scheme

28 May 2013

Best Western checks-in to electric motoring

Company to install largest number of charge points of any hotel group in the world, with up to 135 at UK locations by September

28 May 2013

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