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Charging On Without A Plan In The UK

May 25th, 2019 | by Andy Miles

The UK government, like the eccentric Don Quixote, is charging on without a rational plan for charging infrastructure. What has been required since 2010 when the first viable EVs started to emerge is a central government plan and policy for charging infrastructure. In the absence of any such planning, charging points of all kinds have sprung up like weeds in a neglected garden, with no specifications for siting, for access, or for payment


Google Maps Now Features EV Charging Stations #NewsQuickie

December 30th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

OK, this isn't the hottest news on the planet, but if you missed it, it may be helpful to know that Google Maps now enthusiastically jumps to your service if you're looking for an EV charging station ... which sort of steps all over PlugShare's toes, but is admittedly a big help for many electric car drivers, especially newbies who knew enough to get a Tesla Model 3 but know very little otherwise about EV life and apps


Hyundai IONIQ Plug-In Hybrid On Sale In The UK — Prices Start At £24,995

July 5th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

The new Hyundai IONIQ Plug-in Hybrid goes on sale in the UK this month, priced from £24,995 OTR, taking into account the £2,500 Plug In Car Grant. "Hyundai’s Plug-in Hybrid is the third and final variant of the IONIQ line-up – the first car in the world to offer three electrified powertrains within one body type," Hyundai highlights


POD Point Secures £9 Million In New Funding Round

March 12th, 2017 | by James Ayre

The UK-based electric vehicle charging solutions firm POD Point has secured ~£9 million in new funding as part of a new investment round — one led by an investment of £3 million shares + a £2 million secondaries investment from Venture Capitalist Draper Esprit — according to an email sent to CleanTechnica


Pod Point & Fully Charged Talk Past, Present, & Future EV Charging & 100% EVs

December 26th, 2016 | by Cynthia Shahan

Pod Point is a fast-growing UK-based EV charging station company. The company innovates and streamlines "friction-free charging." Robert Llewellyn visited the company's head office and shared his enlightening exchange with Erik Fairbairn, the CEO and founder of the company, in a recent "Fully Charged" show


EV Charging Network Leaders Are …

December 11th, 2016 | by Cynthia Shahan

I still find it hard to believe that I am a "early adopter." Soon, I hope I will not be thinking "Why are there not more EV drivers?" Well, I do thank my lucky stars on this one. Primarily, I thank CleanTechnica.com and EVObsession.com for pointing me to "right drivelihood." But it's not just the cars and social support that make the EV movement. There's an entire "EV ecosystem" in place, and growing


7 Global & UK EV Charts Via @POD_Point

March 20th, 2016 | by Zachary Shahan

Originally published on EV Obsession. As noted in this article, I recently interviewed the CEO and founder of POD Point, Erik [&hellip


Clean Transportation Roundup

May 18th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

  Some more top clean transportation news from around the internet: BMW, Siemens, Daimler, the Technische Universitaet Muenchen and many others are [&hellip



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