Keeping it real


There’s no doubting the need for us to take alternatives to fossil fuels seriously. However the reality of using, say an electric vehicle, doesn’t always live up to the hype. Take the example of one pure electric car driver Geoff Hands, a chap who featured in a very interesting ...

The need for speed


If you’re a BP dealer, this summer could be an exciting time for you as BP Chargemaster is starting the roll out of its ultra-fast 150kW electric vehicle (EV) chargers that it expects to be capable of delivering 100 miles of range in just 10 minutes. And the primary focus ...

Seismic change ahead


The automotive sector is facing a global seismic change, warned Philippa Oldham, head of National Network Programmes, Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC), at last month’s Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum on the next steps for low emissions vehicles. Against the backdrop of the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warning ...

Investment in Tritium gives Gilbarco Veeder-Root entry into EV charging market

2018-10-08T00:00:00+01:00By Merril Boulton

Gilbarco Veeder-Root has made a minority investment in Tritium, a privately held electric vehicle (EV) charging manufacturer.

Leading the charge


When it comes to electric vehicles (EVs) their capabilities and how they’ll be charged there always seems to be more questions than answers.

Fuelling change


Fuel retailers have experienced unsettling times recently. For years there has been steady growth of diesel vehicles versus petrol, but this has suddenly gone into reverse. Then there were lurid headlines claiming the end was nigh for the industry when the government announced plans to deal with air pollution, and ...

OPW develops new range of simple fill solutions

2017-09-01T00:00:00+01:00By John Wood

OPW has developed a new range of Fibrelite GRP below ground remote fill systems, after BP approached it to provide a simple fill solution for its more compact UK sites.

Shell identifies sites for its first electric  fast chargers

Shell identifies sites for its first electric fast chargers

2017-07-19T00:00:00+01:00By John Wood

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

Topaz to spend €26m on rollout of miles fuel

2017-07-19T00:00:00+01:00By John Wood

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.

Hydrogen fuel producer signs supply deal with Honda (UK)

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.