Restrictions on the use of electric car chargers will be lifted under plans to accelerate the use of green vehicles on Britain’s roads. Several public chargepoint operators have agreed to allow motorists to power up their cars without taking out multiple subscriptions. It will open up thousands of roadside chargers to more drivers, giving them greater confidence to embark on lengthy journeys without the fear of their batteries running out.
Times 30th Sept 2019 read more »
SCOTLAND’s white van men may not yet be turning green. But, at last, they have the chance to do so. That is because a first fast-charging point has been installed outside some Clydeside lock-ups used by tradespeople. Far from just being for electric cars, this modest development marks a crucial milestone in combating global heating. As Glasgow and Scotland move towards zero-net carbon – the city last week committed to getting there by 2030 – this is going to have to be how a slowly emerging new generation of commercial vehicles are charged.
Herald 30th Sept 2019 read more »