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bp pulse opens its most powerful EV charging hub in central London

The new Pimlico hub, connected by UK Power Networks Services, significantly boosts the ultra-fast EV charging offer in central London. Previously, only thirteen ultra-fast charge points were publicly available across all charge point operators in 2023.

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DfT announces £70m boost for grid upgrades

Transport Secretary Mark Harper said that the funding will cover some of the costs of upgrading the electricity grid at 10 motorway service areas to help ensure that ultra-rapid chargers will not have a long wait to connect to the grid due to capacity restraints.

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Henderson and bp pulse roll out rapid EV charging for NI

bp pulse charge points are already live and charging EVs at 17 bp SPAR sites across Northern Ireland as well as at another four Henderson Retail SPAR sites. The full roll-out is planned to be finished by end 2025.

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Long term test – Suzuki Across PHEV

Well, you’ve probably seen the Suzuki Across on the site a few weeks ago and our review stated that it ticks many of my boxes – so many in fact that we have the car back for a longer look and we’ll be updated our view as we go along.

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Vauxhall launches PCP offers on electric models

Vauxhall’s entry-level Design trim is now available across its latest electric passenger car models. This new entry point makes Vauxhall’s electric range more accessible to consumers looking to start their electric journey, whilst continuing to deliver a high level of specification, with features such as automatic LED headlights, parking sensors and cruise control included as standard.

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Clenergy puts customer choice at the heart of EV driving

New ‘e-roaming’ partnerships include the likes of Shell Recharge, Total, Ionity, Osprey, Charge Point inc, EVBox and Power Dot, among many others. And will offer Clenergy customers using its EV driver App the ability to locate, connect, and charge their EV instantly from a wider choice of charge points than last year. This means they can now take advantage of 250,000 charge points across 42 countries in Europe using the Clenergy EV app, their bank card, Apple or Google pay, or a pre-loaded Clenergy card in case of a wifi blackspot.

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Andersen customers get free lifetime concierge service

ustomers who purchase an A2 charge point from November 1st, 2023, are allocated a dedicated Personal Concierge Assistant who will provide guidance on all aspects of choosing the best electricity tariff and offering wide-ranging advice about EV charging set up throughout the whole life of the charger.

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Only four weeks left to fix EV trade challenge

Of the 24,359 new BEVs reaching the road in November, 77.4% were taken on by fleets and businesses. While overall BEV volumes fell by 17.1%, leading to a reduced market share of 15.6%, last November was atypical with significant deliveries following supply chain disruptions. Year to date, BEV uptake is up 27.5% with a 16.3% market share – expected to rise to 22.3% next year.

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Leasys is specialised in multi-brand operational leasing and innovative mobility solutions and Octopus makes public charging simple by offering a slick and easy charging experience through its award-winning electric vehicle (EV) public charging platform – Octopus Electroverse. The partnership will provide customers with the best mobility experience.

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Octopus EV speeds past £1 billion electric car funding

Funds from this deal will play a pivotal role in financing Octopus’ flagship EV salary sacrifice programme. Launched in 2021, this scheme empowers drivers to save 30-40% each month on a brand new electric vehicle. Octopus offers an easy all-in-one service, providing the brand new car, charger and discounted energy tariff.





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