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Nissan Leaf at Geneva Motor Show

ASA rules Nissan claims on Leaf charging times were misleading

The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld complaints against Nissan regarding charging times for its Leaf electric car.

David Newton, chief operating officer at BP Chargemaster
David Newton, chief operating officer at BP Chargemaster
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BP to roll-out electric chargers widely over next 12 months

BP customers in the UK can expect to access BP Chargemaster chargers rolling out at scale on forecourts over the next 12 months, on both company owned and dealer channels.

instavolt chargers

Gofuels installs electric vehicle chargers at two sites

North-eastern forecourt retailer Gofuels is working with electric vehicle charging firm InstaVolt to give customers access to pay-as-you-go, contactless charging.

BP Freewire service

BP launches UK trial of FreeWire rapid charging service

A UK trial of BP’s FreeWire electric vehicle (EV) rapid charging service has been launched in Hammersmith.

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Average driver will wait nine years to buy electric car

Drivers in the UK say on average they will wait nine years to buy an electric car, according to research by the automotive marketplace Auto Trader.

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The charge in liquid batteries could be topped up in seconds
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Scientists develop liquid battery to speed up EV charging

Scottish scientists have developed a liquid battery for electric cars which could be charged in seconds by filling it up at a service station.

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Ofgem plans for huge increase in electric vehicle charging

Proposals to support millions of new electric vehicles forecast on Britain’s roads in the coming decades, while keeping costs down for their users and all energy consumers, have been tabled by the energy regulator Ofgem.

Car using an InstaVolt charger

InstaVolt chairman welcomes BP's involvement in EV charging

InstaVolt chairman Adrian Pike has welcomed the announcement that BP is buying Chargemaster, the UK’s largest electric charging network.

BP buys UK’s largest electric vehicle charging company

BP is set to roll-out rapid chargers to selected sites after it agreed to purchase Chargemaster, the UK’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging company.

Powerswap on forecourt

Swedish firm unveils quick solution to EV charging

Powerswap AB, a Swedish start-up, believes it has come up with a radical solution for charging electric vehicles.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 8 October 2018
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East Midlands135.6273.90140.59131.07
North East135.0670.90142.98130.55
North West135.71142.42131.11
Northern Ireland134.66136.90130.45
South East136.57142.77132.19
South West135.9457.90141.56131.84
West Midlands135.1664.90142.37130.86
Yorkshire & Humber134.85143.21130.73

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