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Shell identifies sites for its first electric fast chargers

Shell and Dutch charging point operator Allego have revealed the locations where the first fast chargers for electric vehicles will be installed at selected Shell service stations.

Topaz to spend €26m on rollout of miles fuel

Irish fuel and convenience retailer Topaz has unveiled its new miles fuel brand in Ireland at an official launch event at its flagship service station at Junction 5 on the M9 Dublin/Waterford Road, Rathcrogue, County Carlow.

Refuelling a Honda Clarity fuel cell

Hydrogen fuel producer signs supply deal with Honda (UK)

The energy storage and clean fuel company ITM Power has signed a fuel contract with Honda (UK), which will purchase hydrogen at £10 per kg.

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Government invests £20m to back smarter energy systems in EVs

The government is investing £20m to support development of electric vehicles (EVs) capable of returning electricity to the grid.

Lorry park upgrades AdBlue offer

Junction 23 Lorry Park has upgraded its AdBlue facilities ten years after they were first installed.

Retailers get first taste of Evolution EPOS at NCS

TLM Technologies previewed its new ‘Evolution’ suite of products at the recent National Convenience Show (NCS) at the NEC Birmingham.

Applegreen moves IT system onto cloud with Auxilion

Applegreen is implementing a major IT transformation programme with cloud computing specialist Auxilion.

Hydrogen ups the pressure

While the world hasn't yet arrived at the vision created by the 'Back to the Future' film trilogy, which suggested today's vehicles might be powered by processed waste, we are beginning to see the advent of what has always been regarded as a fuel of the future hydrogen.

Go ahead for hydrogen site

A hydrogen refuelling station is to be built on the London forecourt of an un-named "major global fuel retailer", with proposals for a further roll-out.

Cutting red tape

Successive governments have claimed they want to cut the red tape tying businesses in knots, and then piled on plenty more, but changes introduced on October 1 really have simplified the regulatory framework for petrol filling stations.

Diesel in doubt

With electric vehicle charge points springing up in city centres and motorway service stations, and falling road fuel sales, you could be excused for fearing the days of petrol and diesel as the main fuel for cars were nearly over, but most experts agree both will have a strong presence for decades to come.

E10 in limbo

How the media loves a scare story. 'Nearly nine million cars could be incompatible with new fuel' screamed one headline earlier this year, while 'E10 could add £80 to a family's annual driving costs' screamed another. If only Michael Winner was still with us to say 'Calm down dear'.

Spotlight on Fuels: Bio diversity

The introduction of a new fuel with a higher ethanol content E10 has been delayed. Specification for the new fuel had been tipped to be signed off for introduction into the UK by the end of this year, but last month the government signalled that its position on E10 had changed.

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North East114.4759.90124.57113.84
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As the Government outlined its vision for the future of road travel in the recent Queen's speech, are you concerned about the potential cost implications for installing electric and hydrogen fuelling points