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DfT eyes EV charge point boost and new rules for insuring self-driving cars
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Insurance rules for self-driving cars and measures to improve the provision of electric vehicle charge points have been set out by the government in a new Bill aimed at making the UK a "world leader" in clean transport technologies. Published for the ...

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Motors.co.uk

Electric vehicle drivers now benefiting from free smart chargers
Motors.co.uk
The latest smart chargers will future-proof their electric vehicle (EV) home charging, and they will play an important role in a research project to ensure that the UK's local electricity networks can cope with the ever-growing numbers of electric cars ...

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Glasgow Evening Times

Electric cars and new nuclear power plants. Ruth Davidson's plan for a "green and pleasant" Scotland
Glasgow Evening Times
Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson drives an electric BMW car in Edinburgh to launch the party's environment paper as part of Scottish Environment Week. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday February 22, 2017. See PA story ...

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Energy Saving Trust (blog)

Alternative fuel vehicles: more motorists vote for volts | Energy ...
Energy Saving Trust (blog)
New figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show a 5% rise in alternative fuel vehicles – which take them up to a record 4.2% ...

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Transport Network (press release) (registration) (blog)

First come, first served on £2.5m electric car charging cash
Transport Network (press release) (registration) (blog)
Andrew Benfield, group director for transport at the Energy Saving Trust said: 'There are more than 80,000 plug-in electric cars on UK roads now, and with fuel prices on the rise, this number is set to grow. 'However, not everyone can install a charger ...



Master Herald

Electric Cars in the UK Make Up 4.2% of New Vehicle Registrations as of January 2017; Industry Analysts Note ...
Master Herald
Purchase and usage of electric cars in the UK are starting to pick up over the months and this assessment was further gleaned when the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) recently released the number of new cars registered in the country ...

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Shell opens its first UK hydrogen car refuelling station
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"This will provide customers with hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles the ability to refuel simply and quickly, at one of the largest petrol stations in the UK," he said. The Cobham refuelling station is the third UK hydrogen site to be supplied by ...

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First Hydrogen Refuelling Station with Shell Opens
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ITM Power (AIM: ITM), the energy storage and clean fuel company, announces, with Shell, the official opening of the first hydrogen station to be situated on a forecourt in the UK. The hydrogen refuelling station is located at Cobham services on the M25 ...

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Autocar

Smart Forfour Electric Drive 2017 review
Autocar
Indeed electric models were planned right from the outset for Smart, but previous electric efforts have disappointed, and sales success has only been modest in the UK. The latest Smart range is a big step ... The Forfour ED sounds a promising prospect ...

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Shell opens its first UK hydrogen refuelling station
Forecourt Trader
This will provide customers with hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles the ability to refuel simply and quickly, at one of the largest petrol stations in the UK.” Sinead Lynch, Shell's UK country chair, commented: “We believe the journey to a low-carbon ...

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