EV charging point in pub car park

ST AUSTELL Brewery has installed electric car charging points at two of its pubs to help meet increasing demand in what could herald a move towards more charging points in retail locations. The new chargers at the Holmbush Inn, St Austell and The County Arms in Truro supply superfast 43/50 Read more…

Lithium air battery for ev charging

Electric cars could drive from London to Edinburgh on a single charge using a new battery technology being developed at Cambridge Univeristy, scientists have said. The lithium-air technology could be used to develop batteries that are a fifth of the cost and weight of current electric car batteries – enabling Read more…

EV Connectors get active for Children in Need

The EV Connectors team has decided to join the Countryfile BBC Ramble on 10th October for Children in Need. We are taking on a 12 mile ramble, past just a few watering holes, hoping to raise as much as possible for this great cause. Please donate, as much as you can, Read more…

Mitsubishi Outlander electric vehicle being charged

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is an SUV that can deliver 148mpg while emitting just 44g/km of CO2. And because of those headline stats, the Outlander PHEV has become an overnight box office sensation. Mitsubishi have never threatened the top of the motoring sales charts – being more of a firm Read more…

Electric car taxi

Carlos Ghosn, the fast-talking head of the Renault-Nissan alliance, is not keen to be drawn on targets for electric car sales. A 2011 prediction of 1.5m Renault-Nissan electric vehicles by 2016 turned out to be wildly optimistic. The group just passed the 250,000 mark. Ghosn was not alone. President Barack Read more…

Nissan leaf being charged

Nissan could add extra models to its Leaf line-up when the next generation of its electric vehicle arrives, according to a senior official. The Sunderland-built hatchback has notched up more than 10,000 UK sales since it was introduced in 2011. However, its global figure is still some way short of Read more…

Ecotricity charging station and electric car charging

Tesla, the electric car company set up by billionaire Elon Musk, and Britain’s wealthiest green energy tycoon have settled a bitter legal row over creating a UK-wide network of charging points for electric cars. Dale Vince, the hippy turned wind farm millionaire, claims his Ecotricity business offered to help Tesla Read more…