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GeniePoint takes lead in UK EV forecourt charging

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The GeniePoint Network will have 150 fast chargers by 2019 ChargePoint Services and Motor Fuel Group (MFG) are now the leading providers of electric vehicle charging at urban forecourts as well as arterial fuel stations nationwide. The two companies have been successfully working together to provide the UK with the …

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Alfa Power opens UK’s first 60-kW rapid charge point

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Alfa Power’s new charge point is situation in one of the UK’s most polluted areas For the first time ever, all UK EV drivers can enjoy the fastest rapid public charging options, powered by renewable energy, with the installation of Alfa Power’s new 60-kW agnostic charger at Crown Service Station, Brighouse. The …

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UK independent battery maker to open factory in 2019

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Hyperbat will open its factory in Coventry, England The UK’s largest independent vehicle battery manufacturer will open in early 2019 in Coventry, creating around 90 new jobs, at a new, multi-million pound, high-tech facility that will produce batteries for future hybrid and electric vehicles. The factory will be operated by …

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Siemens to deliver EV charging infrastructure

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The charging points will be integrated into existing streetlights Siemens has been awarded a place on a London-wide framework contract hosted by TfL, London Councils and Greater London Authority to provide on street electric vehicle charging solutions to the capital’s busy streets, and one of four suppliers using the electricity …

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TRL discerns EV consumers’ behaviour via uptake trial

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Analysis of more than 11,000 journeys and 1,700 charging events will be undertaken. Final results are expected to be published later in 2018. Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) is leading the UK’s first mainstream consumer uptake trial of electric vehicles with hundreds of mainstream private car owners, to help government and …

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Ceres wins funding to develop fuel cells with Nissan

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Ceres Power will receive GBP8 million in UK government funding to develop its fuel cells Ceres Power, developer of the solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) technology SteelCell, has entered into a new partnership with Nissan to further develop fuel cell technology for electric vehicle applications. Ceres Power and The Welding …

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ULEMCo provides hydrogen dual-fuel vehicle to Ocado

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ULEMCo has converted a Mercedes Sprinter to run on hydrogen for Ocado ULEMCo, a UK company pioneering the adoption of ultra-low emission hydrogen fuelled commercial vehicles, has delivered the first hydrogen dual-fuel van to online supermarket Ocado. The vehicle is part of a wider programme to evaluate the use of …

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UK to push home and street charging

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The UK has published its ‘Road to Zero’ policy paper The UK government has unveiled plans for new homes in suburban England to come with electric vehicle charging points. The plans would also require new street lights to come with charge points as well. The new initiatives were announced by UK …

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