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Vancouver approves plans to increase electric vehicle charging options
07 Jul 2021
The decision supports the city’s Climate Emergency Action Plan goal that by 2030 half of all kilometres driven on the city’s roads will be by zero emissions vehicles.
Coffee chain expands its network of electric charging points
18 May 2021
Costa Coffee is working in partnership with EV charge point networks specialist InstaVolt and will offer charging speeds of 120kW, capable of adding 100 miles of range in 15 minutes.
Smart software trial could pave the way for easier installation of EV chargers
20 Apr 2021
The trial by UK Power Networks used AI computer simulation to demonstrate that more than 500 EV chargers could be connected around a single electricity substation in London.
EV joint venture completes first installation in London borough
13 Apr 2021
Waltham Forest is the first installation in a national programme being rolled out by Liberty Charge, which reports it is involved in discussions with local authorities throughout the UK.
St Louis mayor signs electric vehicle ordinances into law
12 Feb 2021
The bills are collectively designed to expand EV charging infrastructure across the city in preparation for more electric vehicles entering the market over the next few years.
London hits electric vehicles charging milestone
22 Jan 2021
The UK capital has more than 500 rapid charge points and over 5,500 residential charge points, with some points dedicated exclusively for almost 4,000 electric taxis.
Five-minute charge electric car batteries developed
21 Jan 2021
Israeli company StoreDot is releasing the first production batch of sample cells, which can offer ultra-fast charging to a number of other industries, such as commercial drones.
Tool could help cities realise their EV charging goals
22 Dec 2020
City has ambitious plans to scale up environmentally-friendly vehicles and has been assessing its current charging infrastructure.
Siemens works with Hamburg transport provider to equip one of the largest e-bus depots in Europe
18 Dec 2020
Hamburger Hochbahn has set itself the goal of converting its entire fleet of around 1,000 buses to emission-free and climate-friendly vehicles by the end of the decade.
Peachtree Corners reveals solar roadway system
03 Dec 2020
It will produce more than 1,300 kilowatt-hours of electricity annually for a Level 2 EV charger at city hall at no cost to motorists and may power other parts of the city in the future.
Waiheke Island rolls out Auckland's first electric bus fleet
10 Nov 2020
As part of the Low Emissions Roadmap, Auckland Transport plans to only procure low emission buses from 2025 and have a full low emission fleet by 2040.
Toronto launches on-street electric charging station pilot
09 Nov 2020
Seventeen on-street EV charging stations will be installed and activated for public use at locations around the city, made possible by Toronto Hydro through an agreement with Flo.
UK's first electric forecourt nears completion
04 Nov 2020
According to the partners, they want to offer the convenience and amenities of a petrol station to electric car drivers looking to charge their vehicle in “all-new ways”.
Blockchain-based electricity trading platform launched in German municipality
26 Oct 2020
Wildpoldsried will be the focus for the demo phase of a research project by Siemens, the regional utility Allgäuer Überlandwerk and partners to help develop a local energy marketplace.
Enel X to support US cities in electrifying public transport bus fleets
25 Sep 2020
The company is entering the US electrification market and is already working with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority to help it electrify a portion of its new fleet.
UK local authorities to go live with smart energy project
27 Aug 2020
Reading Borough Council and Wokingham Borough Council will be the first to connect to the smart energy platform, which forms part of the Thames Valley Live project.
Flowbird extends range to boost public EV charging capacity
25 Aug 2020
The Park & Charge offer has been designed to enable UK local authorities to leverage their existing parking network assets, notably through a shared payment and management system.
London boroughs trial flat and flush kerbside EV charging
13 Aug 2020
Green tech start-up Trojan Energy is installing 200 of its chargers across Brent and Camden as part of the Subsurface Technology for Electric Pathways project.
Contract wins help EV charging start-up progress intelligent internet of energy
14 Jul 2020
Electric Miles uses artificial intelligence and blockchain to optimise charging capabilities and claims its solution can deliver savings of up to 40 per cent on each charge.
Austin launches pilot to test scooter infrastructure
29 Jun 2020
Austin Transportation and Swiftmile are undertaking the six-month, no-cost pilot project to test the usability of the company’s universal scooter parking and charging stations for e-scooters.
Partnership aims to advance micro-mobility in Italian cities
29 Jun 2020
Using Enel X’s JuicePass app, electric vehicle drivers will be able to park and refuel at charging points and continue their journey on a Bird electric scooter.
Leipzig to roll out 21 electric buses as part of its Mobility 2030 strategy
24 Jun 2020
The German city will implement charging systems from Siemens Smart Infrastructure along the routes as well as at the Lindenau bus depot with the e-buses scheduled to go into operation in 2021.
Connected services subscriptions for electric vehicles predicted to grow 270 per cent
09 Jun 2020
A report from ABI Research reveals that the increasing number of countries setting up deadlines to end the sale of internal combustion engine vehicles will propel higher EV adoption.
Joint venture aims to boost on-street EV charging in the UK
21 May 2020
Liberty Charge said it will provide the “under-the-pavement power” and communications infrastructure necessary for charging in residential areas in towns and cities.
23 Jul 2021
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