As well as increasing funding for chargepoints, the government is reportedly researching how best to publish real-time information about the availability and operation of chargepoints across the country.
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Wireless charging at taxi ranks could provide an alternative to plugs and chargepoints, meaning multiple taxis can recharge at once, supporting drivers to charge up more easily.
Electricity North West (ENW), Western Power Distribution (WPS) and Ricardo have partnered to find a new way of delivering rapid electric vehicle (EV) charging hubs through the DC Share latent electricity trial.
Cross River Partnership’s Clean Air Villages programme aims to encourage small businesses based locally in Brixton to start sharing a greener and cleaner electric van with other local businesses.
A team of researchers from the Texas A&M University College of Engineering has said that lighter electric vehicles and aircraft can be achieved by storing energy within the structural body panels.
ViaVan and Shell aim to demonstrate that high-capacity electric fleets can improve performance when routing to available chargers is intelligently optimised.
The researchers, from The Pennsylvania State University, have said that the 10-minute rapid charge is accomplished by using the cooling system designed into the car.
Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister, has announced plans to mitigate the effects of climate change and reduce Scotland’s carbon emissions with initiatives such as a £500 million investment in bus infrastructure.