Amazed: UK To Test Wireless Charging Lanes For Electric Cars

August 13th, 2015 Comments Off on Amazed: UK To Test Wireless Charging Lanes For Electric Cars

A graphic of what the scheme could look like if introduced on the UK's motorways

It’s hoped the technologyBMW enter the electric car market with 'truly radical' i3. Read more ... » will help cut CO2 emissionsUltra Low Emission Zone. Read more ... » Pic: Highways EnglandGood News Manchester: Charging ahead with electric infrastructure. Read more ... »

New technology is being tested by Highways England that could allow electricBarnet council responses to "Open Letter". Read more ... » carBarnet council responses to "Open Letter". Read more ... » owners to chargeBarnet council responses to "Open Letter". Read more ... » as they drive.

The trials are the first of their kind and will test how the technology would workBoris Johnson: 'I delivered every single one of my green pledges'. Read more ... » on the country’s motorways and major A roads, allowing drivers of ultra-low emission vehiclesElectric vehicles a 'viable transport option' in the North East. Read more ... » to travelElectric vehicle charge-point installed at Fleet Services on the M3. Read more ... » longWow: Dyson might be building electric car, joining Apple and Google in looking to make vehicles of the future. Read more ... » distances without needing to stop and charge the car’s batteryLynn councillors to decide fees for electric vehicles. Read more ... ».

Electric and hybridUltra Low Emission Zone. Read more ... » car salesTotal Count : UK electric car sales surge in 2014. Read more ... » are on the rise in Britain with a total of 9Nick Clegg: Making Britain number one for ultra low emission vehicles. Read more ... »,046 ultra-low emission vehiclesGood Growth: New electric car chargepoints springing up across Worcestershire. Read more ... » registered in the first quarter of 2015 – a rise of 366% from the same period in 2014.

Graph showing the rise in sales of low emission and electric vehicles

There has been a surge in the sale of low emission vehicles this year.

The GovernmentVW's 'dieselgate' puts spotlight on electric cars in Germany. Read more ... » hopes that the new technology could entice more drivers who may be put off by the current distributionMy Electric Avenue leads electric cars away from grid meltdown. Read more ... » of chargingBarnet council responses to "Open Letter". Read more ... » pointsElectric vehicles a 'viable transport option' in the North East. Read more ... ».

Off-road trials of the Dynamic WirelessFrom Across the Pond: Is wireless the future of EV charging?. Read more ... » PowerWow: Dyson might be building electric car, joining Apple and Google in looking to make vehicles of the future. Read more ... » Transfer technology will begin later this year after a procurement process.

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The trials will involve fitting vehicles with wireless technology and testing the equipment, installed underneath the road, to replicate motorwayMost Welcome News for EV Drivers: @Ecotricity expands rapid charger network. Read more ... » conditions.

Transport MinisterGovernment backing will see more electric vehicles on Scotland’s roads. Read more ... » Andrew JonesElectric cars will become as ubiquitous as the internet, says transport minister. Read more ... » said: “The potential to recharge low emission vehicles on the move offers exciting possibilities.

“The Government is already committing £500m over the next five years to keep Britain at the forefront of this technology, which will help boost jobs and growth in the sector.

“As this study shows, we continue to explore options on how to improve journeys and make low-emission vehicles accessible to families and businesses.”

The trials are expected to last for approximately 18UK: Half of Plug-in Car Grants unclaimed. Read more ... » months and, subject to the results, could be followed by road trials.

As well as investigating the potential of wireless power, Highways England also says it’s committed in the longerWhy electric cars better catch on. Read more ... »-term to installing plug-inGov Review: ULEVs and the energy sector #electricCar #ElectricVehicle #ev. Read more ... » charging points every 20 miles98% of England's motorway network' within 20 miles of electric car . Read more ... » on the motorway networkFull Steam Ahead: Ecotricity and Nissan install('ing) UK electric-car-charging network. Read more ... » as part of the Government’s Road Investment Strategy.

The UKCharge Your Car network completes 100,000 EV charges in UK. Read more ... » Government has committed itself to reducing CO2 emissionsWhy electric cars better catch on. Read more ... » by 80% by 2050.

In 2013, 25The Future is bright & Electric: Govt to fund UK rapid charging network. Read more ... »% of UK CO2 emissions were from transport, so there is a drive to increase the useElectric vehicles a 'viable transport option' in the North East. Read more ... » of Low Carbon Vehicles.

From: http://newsBarnet council responses to "Open Letter". Read more ... ».sky.comNissan reaches 10,000 Leaf electric car sales in UK. Read more ... »/story/1534209/uk-to-test-wireless-charging-for-electric-carsVW's 'dieselgate' puts spotlight on electric cars in Germany. Read more ... »

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