Better late than never: Electric cars could be charged at Shell service stations from 2017

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The company also asked the government how serious it is about wireless chargingAftermarket: Tesla Model S to get wireless charging from April. Read more ... » roads which could top up an electric carRepost: 'I've saved £2,000 in less than a year with my electric car:' Is it worth ditching the petrol pump for a plug socket?. Read more ... » without the need to plug in, as mooted by Conservative MPMaking a change: MP backs £37 million for electric car plan. Read more ... » Oliver Letwin.
The diversification into infrastructureElectric Cars Cut Greenhouse Gases Even More Than Expected, NASA Says. Read more ... » for batteryWhy Go Electric: What Plug-in car and van grants available?. Read more ... »-powered cars would mark a newNew electric car club in Stratford is first of its kind in UK. Read more ... » departure for the company, which has largely backed biofuels as a greener alternative to petrol and diesel in the past. It could also suggest a softening of stance from an industry which Telsa co-founder Elon MuskTesla promises electric car revolution. Read more ... » has accused of using misinformation campaigns against electric cars.
Emails released after a Freedom of InformationWhy Go Electric: What Plug-in car and van grants available?. Read more ... » request by DeSmogBlog, a siteShanghai: Electric car owners are switching on to personal charging systems. Read more ... » which monitors fossil fuelRepost: 'I've saved £2,000 in less than a year with my electric car:' Is it worth ditching the petrol pump for a plug socket?. Read more ... » lobbying, shows that Shell staff and government transport officials discussed both electric cars and hydrogenEuropean parliament targets 456,000 electric vehicle charging points by 2020. Read more ... » fuel this year.
In one exchange, a Shell staffer on secondment from the Department for BusinessWow: Dyson might be building electric car, joining Apple and Google in looking to make vehicles of the future. Read more ... » writes to the government’s Office for Low Emission VehiclesMaking a change: MP backs £37 million for electric car plan. Read more ... » to suggest electric cars are being held back by a lack of public charging pointsLondon: New electric car-charging bays as Hammersmith council steps up fight against pollution. Read more ... » and the cars’ range#ElectricCar News: EV trial shows future viability, says Zenith. Read more ... », which is typically around 100 miles for many modelsDemand for electric cars is charging up. Read more ... ».

“You will know more of the challenges around electric cars than me but the availability of fastNorway Is Model Society for Electric Vehicles. Read more ... » charging infrastructure, and how that links to range anxiety, is probably up there with one of the main issues concerning customers,” they wrote. “As a sample of one, I do not have accessLondon : Bluecity will mimic the Autolib scheme running in Paris. Read more ... » to off road parkingNew electric car club in Stratford is first of its kind in UK. Read more ... » so buying an EVWhy Go Electric: What Plug-in car and van grants available?. Read more ... » myself is not currently viable.”
In a later exchange, a Shell employee appeals for more detail on the regulatory regime for charging pointGood Growth: New electric car chargepoints springing up across Worcestershire. Read more ... » operators. “I have been asked whether Shell will need an electricityDemand for electric cars is charging up. Read more ... » supply license if we are to provide a service to customers to chargeRepost: 'I've saved £2,000 in less than a year with my electric car:' Is it worth ditching the petrol pump for a plug socket?. Read more ... » their electric cars.” Shell also asks about whether the idea of wirelessWireless charging may be key to electric vehicle success, BMW and Nissan already developing technology. Read more ... » charging roads in Britain “has legs” and how ambitious the government is about the idea.
Asked if the emails show Shell is moving into charging points, a spokeswoman said: “We are examining the potential to introduce electric vehicleMaking a change: MP backs £37 million for electric car plan. Read more ... » charging points across some parts of our UK retail networkMaking a change: MP backs £37 million for electric car plan. Read more ... » from early 2017 onwards.”

Shell will be going into competition with companies such as ChargemasterGood Growth: New electric car chargepoints springing up across Worcestershire. Read more ... », EcotricityUpdated: Ecotricity to start charging to charge "£6 for 30mins". Read more ... » and TeslaTesla To Expand Supercharger Network In UK To 20 Locations. Read more ... », which have all been building out networks of charging points in the UK. According to Zap Map, there are more than 12More Scots are plugging in electric cars. Read more ... »,000 chargersNorway Is Model Society for Electric Vehicles. Read more ... » in the UK.
David MartellTech Update: Wireless Charging For Electric Vehicles Moves Closer. Read more ... », CEOTech Update: Wireless Charging For Electric Vehicles Moves Closer. Read more ... » of Chargemaster, which owns more than 4Extra charging points for electric vehicles in Fife. Read more ... »,000 of the UK’s chargers, said: “I think it’s great. They see the tide moving toward electric cars and they wantLondon : Bluecity will mimic the Autolib scheme running in Paris. Read more ... » a piece of the action. They’d be crazy not to, wouldn’t they? We are in discussion with a numberOne in Four Would Consider Buying an Electric Car. Read more ... » of fuel companies. We fully expect the first charging points to be put in in the next year [by fuel companies].”
It is not yet clear how many of Shell’s 1#ElectricCar sales in #UK expected to double in 2013 as prices start to fall. #EV #london #green #eco. Read more ... »,000-plus service stations will get the chargers, or who will provide the technologyDemand for electric cars is charging up. Read more ... ».
There were 20EV Growth: Mitsubishi Outlander is top UK plug-in as electric car sales surge. Read more ... »,000 100% electric vehiclesMaking a change: MP backs £37 million for electric car plan. Read more ... » on the road at the end of last year, according to the Society of Motor ManufacturersBusinessGreen: UK offers £10m prize for new electric car batteries. Read more ... » and Traders, though they still make up a minuscule fraction of new carGo Aberdeen: Electric vehicle no charge cost to continue in Aberdeen. Read more ... » salesTotal Count : UK electric car sales surge in 2014. Read more ... », which numbered 2Electric car sales in UK expected to double in 2013 as prices start to fall. Read more ... ».6m in 2015. NissanNorway Is Model Society for Electric Vehicles. Read more ... » said on Tuesday that it had sold 15Free? Why Electric Cars may soon be even more Cost Effective. Read more ... »,000 of its electric Nissan LeafNorway Is Model Society for Electric Vehicles. Read more ... » modelElectric car insurance explained. Cheaper, affordable, green, first-time drivers appeal. Read more ... » since it launched in 2011.
Policymakers see electric cars as a key way to tackle air pollutionLondon: New electric car-charging bays as Hammersmith council steps up fight against pollution. Read more ... » and meet climate targets, but MPs warned earlier this month that the UK was failing to encourage their take-up fast enough.
Shell’s stance on electric cars is in stark contrast with that of ExxonMobil, whose communications with government officials are also shown in the email and document cache.

The USAftermarket: Tesla Model S to get wireless charging from April. Read more ... » oil company, which has more than 1,000 Esso-branded service stations in the UK, sent slides to Department for TransportWell done Corby: Electric Vehicle Charging Points Launched. Read more ... » officials saying the government should avoid policiesPlanning future charging infrastructure & funding? OLEV QnA #ev #evdauk. Read more ... » that support electric cars because cutting carbon emissionsDemand for electric cars is charging up. Read more ... » from powerLondon: New electric car-charging bays as Hammersmith council steps up fight against pollution. Read more ... » stations was cheaper.

“Switching from petroleum to renewable or alternative fuels [i.e. EVs] is not the most costWhy Go Electric: What Plug-in car and van grants available?. Read more ... » effective way to to reduce GHG emissions; actions in other sectors (e.g. power generation) typically cost less per ton of CO2 avoided,” one presentation said. The company told the government that, in its opinion, “liquid petroleum fuels will remain the primary transportation fuels in the foreseeeable future.”
Exxon and Shell’s discussions were disclosed after DeSmogBlog lodged several freedom of information requests with the Department for Transport, to discover how oil companies were lobbying the UK government on electric cars.

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