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UK to launch 100-plus electric forecourt network

UK to launch 100-plus electric forecourt network

Gridserve claims the forecourt’s superchargers can deliver up to 350kW of charging power, enabling people to charge vehicles within 20-30 minutes initially.

LA orders 155 electric buses

LA orders 155 electric buses

The first vehicles are expected to be in service by summer, with the full fleet deployed by the end of next year.

LA could mandate EVs for ride-sharing companies

LA could mandate EVs for ride-sharing companies

The Mayor’s comments follow the recent launch of LA’s Zero Emissions 2028 Roadmap 2.0, aiming to deliver a 25 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution.

VIDEO: Swapping petrol stations for charging hubs – Dundee’s drive for 100% e-mobility by 2030

VIDEO: Swapping petrol stations for charging hubs – Dundee’s drive for 100% e-mobility by 2030

SmartCitiesWorld visits Dundee to see what other cities can learn from its success with scaling e-mobility.

Mobility innovation outpacing policy, report finds

Mobility innovation outpacing policy, report finds

The paper recommends that cities should develop a code of conduct to which all mobility infrastructure and services operators adhere if they want to do business in the city.

Local authorities leverage Liberty Global’s infrastructure to scale EV charging

Local authorities leverage Liberty Global’s infrastructure to scale EV charging

Liberty Global wants to look beyond traditional uses of telecom infrastructure and play a key role in cities’ sustainability drives.

Plymouth City Council trials vehicle-to-grid for its EV fleet

Plymouth City Council trials vehicle-to-grid for its EV fleet

The UK council, which has set a goal of being carbon neutral, is partnering with E-Flex, a demonstration project led by Cisco.

Netherlands and Norway lead the way in electric car adoption

Netherlands and Norway lead the way in electric car adoption

A survey by GoCompare reveals that countries such as Australia and Mexico are lagging behind when it comes to EVs per capita