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Trial of wireless charging for taxis unveiled in Nottingham

A £3.4m investment in trials for wireless charging of electric taxis in Nottingham has been announced by the transport secretary.

From left: Matthew Waite, department manager, electrification and energy management, Honda; Chris Wright, CTO Moixa; Simon Daniel, CEO Moixa; and councillor Rowena Champion, Islington Council

Islington works with Honda and Moixa to electrify its fleet

Islington Council has teamed up with Honda and Moixa, a developer of smart battery and electric vehicle (EV) charging software, to help it electrify its fleet of 500-plus vehicles.

EV being charged

Government taskforce says EVs could benefit UK’s energy system

The Electric Vehicle (EV) Energy Taskforce, a government-backed organisation that brings together key players in the energy, infrastructure and transport sectors, says that the effectively managed integration of EVs with the energy system could significantly improve electricity network efficiency, increase system resilience and limit the requirement to build costly new infrastructure to meet growing electricity demand.

Charging hub Stratford

London's first EV rapid charging hub opened by TfL and Engenie

London’s first rapid EV charging hub has been opened at Stratford International Station car park by Transport for London (TfL) and electric vehicle (EV) charging network Engenie.

electric car charging at Tesco

EV owners could get 1,000 free miles a year from supermarkets

The average supermarket shopper could get enough free charging to power an electric vehicle for more than 1,000 miles a year, according to research by Volkswagen.

Ford Mustang Mach-E

Ford unveils all-electric Mustang with claimed range of 370 miles

Ford has unveiled an electric car with a claimed range of more than 370 miles on a single charge, in its first addition to the Mustang range for 55 years.

BP Chargemaster first 150kW charger

BP Chargemaster claims to be UK's most-used operator

Electric vehicle charging company BP Chargemaster claims it is now the most-used public charging infrastructure operator in the ‎UK.

Instavolt charger at Corby forecourt

Instavolt reaches one gigawatt hour landmark

Instavolt has announced it has reached a significant milestone in its development as it has delivered one gigawatt hour of renewable power to electric vehicle (EV) users in the UK.

electric car charging

EV charging company Pivot Power bought by EDF Group

The energy giant  EDF Group has acquired the British start-up company Pivot Power, which was developing plans for battery storage and infrastructure for electric vehicle charging.

Government publishes league table of EV charger provision

The transport secretary has written to local authorities across the country, urging them to take advantage of funding on offer to build up their electric car charging infrastructure and to increase local access to chargepoints for drivers.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 20 January 2020
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East Midlands132.93141.67128.44
North East131.55139.57126.67
North West132.1066.90140.54127.58
Northern Ireland129.82134.61125.46
South East133.80141.93129.03
South West132.9567.90139.13128.12
West Midlands132.7866.57142.07128.26
Yorkshire & Humber131.9963.90141.14127.34

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