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Election manifestos 2019 – party policies on electric vehicles compared

Now we’re not expecting anyone to vote for a party just because of their policies on electric vehicles and electricity generation/charging. But we think it’s important, so here’s the lowdown – the manifesto statements from each main party for the 2019 election relating to EVs and zero-emissions transportation. Of especial interest to those planning to … Read more

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Survey shows range anxiety and lack of charging points remains a barrier to electric car buyers

Fleet management and police-vehicle maintenance company Venson has released a survey on motorists’ opinions about EVs. The key findings are below. 69% were concerned about a lack of EV charging points across the UK* 57% reported limited range was still a barrier when considering an EV. 86% of motorists surveyed said that a ‘lack of … Read more

Nottingham City Council EV Servicing

UK Council offers electric car servicing to all

Nottingham City Council is set to open its own electric vehicle service centre – believed to be the first in the UK run by a local authority. Nottingham Electric Vehicle Services (NEVS) will offer MOTs and servicing to customers across the city and beyond, as well as maintaining the council’s own growing ultra-low (ULEV) emission … Read more

Electricity grid challenges with increasing EV use

Overview This blog article provides a brief introduction to grid challenges facing incumbent suppliers. Future articles will explore these subjects separately in detail. In most countries (certainly in the UK) the electricity grid is based around large-scale technologies and isn’t sufficiently distributed with the smaller scale solutions that will be needed to support the growth … Read more