UK’s EV Charging Sites ‘Now Outnumber Petrol Stations’

Public electric vehicle (EV) charging locations now outnumber petrol stations across the UK. New data from charging point locator service Zap-Map shows that as of the 22nd of May, the country was home to 8,471 charging sites, hosting a combined total of 13,613 individual charging devices. This compares to only …

Springfield Properties Promises EV Charging as Standard for New Homes

Scottish housebuilder Springfield Homes has become one of the first firms in the UK to promise to include electric vehicle (EV) charging points in all its new developments. Springfield announced late last week that 7kW cabling for EV charging will be installed as standard in all its new homes, starting …

ABB makes EV charging easier than ever by supporting Autocharge functionality

Autocharge enables a charge session to be automatically started after a driver connects their vehicle to the charger without requiring the use of an RFiD card, payment card or mobile app. The charger will automatically recognize the vehicle based on its unique vehicle identifier, allowing simpler, faster and more secure …