DfT puts forward plans to improve charge-point access

October 25th, 2016 Comments Off on DfT puts forward plans to improve charge-point access

Plans to make electricWireless UK: UK motorway to charge electric cars on the move. Read more ... » vehicleEstonia launches national #electriccar #Rapid #Charging (400v, 80w) network - "30 minutes charging". Read more ... » chargeWireless UK: UK motorway to charge electric cars on the move. Read more ... » pointsCharge Your Car network completes 100,000 EV charges in UK. Read more ... » more widely available for motorists were put forward by the Department for TransportWell Done: Birmingham switched on to potential of electric cars. Read more ... ». 

The measures are due to be included in the Modern Transport Bill, which was announced in the Queen’s Speech in May and is aimed at putting the UKWireless UK: UK motorway to charge electric cars on the move. Read more ... » “at the forefront of technologyElectric van trial for businesses in Daventry. Read more ... »” (see AirQualityNews.com story). The bill is due to be laid in Parliament next year.

Ambition 

Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, said: “We are committed to making transport cleaner and giving even more drivers the option of using a low emission vehicle as we strive to improve airStatistics are here: Usage of Exeter electric Car Park chargepoints. Read more ... » quality across the country.

“Our ambition is for nearly all newNew electric car club in Stratford is first of its kind in UK. Read more ... » carsWireless UK: UK motorway to charge electric cars on the move. Read more ... » and vans to be zero emission by 2040, and we are taking real steps to achieve this in the Modern Transport Bill. We now wantUK to have Tighter rules for Plug-in Car Grant. Read more ... » to hear the views of businesses and the wider public.”

There are already more than 11Number of ultra-low emission vehicles breaks 25,000 barrier. Read more ... »,000 public charge points across the UK according to the governmentVW's 'dieselgate' puts spotlight on electric cars in Germany. Read more ... » and the DfT has EuropeNissan Pushes UK Government For EV-Specific Road Signs. Read more ... »’s largest networkEstonia launches national #electriccar #Rapid #Charging (400v, 80w) network - "30 minutes charging". Read more ... » of rapidWell done ChargeMasterPLC : Rapid charging points for electric cars to be installed across Dorset. Read more ... » charge points, it claims.

Measures

The proposed measures would give government powers to support the roll-out of chargingCharge Your Car network completes 100,000 EV charges in UK. Read more ... » and hydrogenUK GOV: Keeping the existing plug-in vehicle grants until at least May 2015.. Read more ... » refuelling infrastructureEurope: Renewables and smart grids are the future for EV charging stations. Read more ... » and improve consumerUK GOV: Keeping the existing plug-in vehicle grants until at least May 2015.. Read more ... » accessGlasgow shopping centre installs first rapid charging point. Read more ... » to the network by making information25 new EV Drivers on the road: Leaf lines up for Low Carbon London. Read more ... » about the locationBrighton: Electric car charging points to be upgraded. Read more ... » of public charging stations more accessible to the public, potentially via an online database and through mobile phoneHave-a-go EVs: Northampton has UK's first entirely electric pay-per-use car club . Read more ... » apps

The proposals would ensure that drivers can access charge points without the need for multiple memberships from individual providers as well as making consumer pricing information for electricityEurope: Renewables and smart grids are the future for EV charging stations. Read more ... » and hydrogen fuels consistent and transparent.

Measures also focus on supporting ‘smart’ electric vehicleSunderland-built electric cars could protect our health, finds Parliament report. Read more ... » charging that is flexible to grid demands and ensuring there are electric chargeCrawley Council Response to "More Electric Car Charging points required in the area". Read more ... » points and hydrogen refuelling points at large fuelUK EV Sales: Electric vehicles create buzz. Read more ... » retailers and motorwayMost Welcome News for EV Drivers: @Ecotricity expands rapid charger network. Read more ... » service areas.

FundingFirst electric vehicle charging point for Bute. Read more ... » 

This week, the government also committed an additional £4First carbon-zero taxi service hits UK roads. Read more ... » million to the plug-inGov Review: ULEVs and the energy sector #electricCar #ElectricVehicle #ev. Read more ... » van grantNissan reaches 10,000 Leaf electric car sales in UK. Read more ... » schemeFirst electric vehicle charging point for Bute. Read more ... », to help businesses switchCouncil aims to turbo-charge electric car use in Oxford. Read more ... » vans and trucks to electric.

This grant has been available to small commercial vehiclesEstonia launches national #electriccar #Rapid #Charging (400v, 80w) network - "30 minutes charging". Read more ... » of up to 3First carbon-zero taxi service hits UK roads. Read more ... ».5Nick Clegg: Making Britain number one for ultra low emission vehicles. Read more ... » tonnes since 2012 (see AirQualityNews.com story), but is now extending the eligibility to larger electric vehiclesCharge Your Car network completes 100,000 EV charges in UK. Read more ... » to encourage uptake.

Businesses will now receive grantsWhy Go Electric: What Plug-in car and van grants available?. Read more ... » up to £20Electric vehicle charging points will be 'within 25 miles' by 2014. Read more ... »,000 when switching their large trucks to electric vehicles.

BusinessElectric van trial for businesses in Daventry. Read more ... » and Energy Secretary, Greg Clark, said: “The electric carWireless UK: UK motorway to charge electric cars on the move. Read more ... » revolution is well underway with consumers and this funding will encourage more businesses to consider switching to cleaner vans and trucks.

“Our automotive sector is thriving with the worldVW Push For Electric Vehicles Gains Further Momentum. Read more ... »’s most popular electric carVW's 'dieselgate' puts spotlight on electric cars in Germany. Read more ... » already made in the UK and we are forging ahead to deploy new engineSunderland-built electric cars could protect our health, finds Parliament report. Read more ... » technology to make low-carbon vehicles mainstream, and leadingCircontrol brings together over a hundred experts from all over Europe to discuss the current situation and future of the electric vehicle. Read more ... » the way in driverlessUber to trial fleet of 20 electric Nissan Leaf cars in London. Read more ... » car technology.”

And, earlier this month, the government launched a £35Extra charging points for electric vehicles in Fife. Read more ... » million package to boost the uptake of ultra-low emission cars and scooters, after the numberExtra charging points for electric vehicles in Fife. Read more ... » of new ultra-low emission vehiclesStatistics are here: Usage of Exeter electric Car Park chargepoints. Read more ... » registered rose by 250% in twoGreat Stuff: Electric car charging points coming to West Berkshire. Read more ... » years (see AirQualityNews.com story).

Consultation 

The Modern Transport Bill will outline “the role technology and innovation will play in delivering the safe, efficient and userWireless UK: UK motorway to charge electric cars on the move. Read more ... » focused transport systems of the future.” The consultation on measures for low emission vehicle infrastructure will run for four weeks, closing on 23Source London delivers 1300 Electric Car charging installations to date. Read more ... » November.

The DfT is also consulting separately on the proposed transposition of the AlternativeKudos: Heathrow Airport increases fleet of electric cars in bid to improve CO2 emissions. Read more ... » Fuels Infrastructure Directive; a Europe-wide legislation to further promote the roll-out of charging facilitiesSlowly yet surely: Electric car charger points installed across Exeter. Read more ... » for vehicles that run on electricity, hydrogen and other clean fuels.

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