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Reimagining an EV future

Reimagining an EV future

Changing work patterns gives a real opportunity to embrace healthier and safer transport networks, writes Simon Brammer, head of cities, Ashden

Flowbird extends range to boost public EV charging capacity

Flowbird extends range to boost public EV charging capacity

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.

New York City residents to field test new electric vehicle charging technology

New York City residents to field test new electric vehicle charging technology

Siemens eMobility solutions’ meter integrated charger provides an innovative, cost-effective approach to measuring the quantity of electricity needed to charge electric vehicles.

Electrify America completes first cross-country charging route

Electrify America completes first cross-country charging route

The first of two cross-country routes to be completed this year, it spans 11 states and over 2,700 miles to take drivers from Los Angeles to Washington DC.

Chicago strengthens EV charging measures for new buildings

Chicago strengthens EV charging measures for new buildings

The Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment-Ready ordinance updates the city’s municipal code to increase the number of private parking spaces equipped with EV-charging capacity.

Niagara's Maid of the Mist goes electric

Niagara's Maid of the Mist goes electric

The first all-electric vessels ever built in the US will be powered by high-capacity battery packs that will be charged using hydropower between trips.

Seattle's new buildings primed to be EV-ready

Seattle's new buildings primed to be EV-ready

A new law will require parking spaces provided with all new buildings to include the wiring and electrical outlets necessary for electric vehicle charging.

Mayor seeks to make Seattle “EV-ready”

Mayor seeks to make Seattle “EV-ready”

Equipping all new buildings in the city with electric vehicle charging stations is one of the mayor’s 12 climate action priority goals

Ford trials multi-modal delivery to reduce congestion

Ford trials multi-modal delivery to reduce congestion

The automotive company’s cloud-based software identifies optimum places for van drivers to pull over near a multiple drop-off point and then hands over to last leg delivery