Lidl has become the latest supermarket chain to announce a major expansion to its electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure plans, pledging to install rapid chargers at over 300 stores over the next three years as part of a £25m programme. The supermarket said it will install rapid EV charging points at all its new stores and retrofit rapid chargers at existing stores where they can be accommodated.
Business Green 28th Oct 2019 read more »
On the same day that Lidl has pledged to install rapid electric vehicle (EV) chargers at all new stores, Tesco has unveiled plans for a UK-wide renewable energy programme. Lidl’s commitment will see the company install rapid EV charging infrastructure at 300 supermarkets in Great Britain over the next three years. The majority of these locations will be new stores – including 50 due to open by the end of 2019 but the retailer has also committed to adding the infrastructure to all existing stores which are able to accommodate it.
Edie 28th Oct 2019 read more »
Is the world ready for an electric car revolution? In our week-long special series, we examine what’s behind the mass switch to EVs why it is happening faster than expected and what the implications are for business, consumers and the world.
Telegraph 28th Oct 2019 read more »