Gridserve opens first UK Electric Forecourt

Gridserve has announced that the UK’s first Electric Forecourt near Braintree, Essex, is open for business. The site is the first of over 100 Electric Forecourts® being built by Gridserve over the next five years. The company’s £1bn UK-wide programme aims to make EV driving “an enjoyable, ultra-convenient and stress-free experience”.

IONITY brings 350kW charging to Skelton Lake Services on the M1

IONITY in conjunction with the Extra MSA Group has expanded its UK network with a 350kW High-Power Charging station for electric vehicles at Extra’s recently constructed ‘new concept’ Leeds Skelton Lake Services, located on the M1 J45 east of Leeds. Drivers can now charge their electric cars in less than 20 minutes depending on their vehicle’s charging capacity using renewable energy from the IONITY High Power Charging points. Leeds Skelton Lake is IONITY’s fourth station to be launched in the UK with seven others planned to follow in 2020 in co-operation with Extra MSA Group – each with the UK’s fastest EV chargers.

Plug-in Peugeots get six months of free public charging with Polar Plus

Peugeot will offer new car buyers a free six-month subscription to Polar Plus, the UK’s largest public electric vehicle (EV) charging solution, when buying a new electric or plug-in hybrid Peugeot. The deal coincides with Peugeot’s plug-in hybrid range – which includes the 3008 SUV, 508 and 508 SW – and the brand’s first next-generation fully […]