Oil giant BP buys leading charging provider

Oil giant BP has acquired Luton-based Chargemaster as the fuel company looks to roll out a network of ultra-fast electric vehicle charging points at its forecourts across the UK. The acquisition will see the creation of BP Chargemaster as a…

Alternatively fuelled vehicles achieve record market share

Alternatively fuelled vehicles (AVFs) gained their highest market share yet in the fleet market in May as businesses continued to increasingly turn away from conventional petrol and diesel engined models. Latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders…

Sales of EVs and plug-in hybrids reach record levels

Pure electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles reached record levels in 2017, according to figures released by EV and low emission campaigner Go Ultra Low, while the decline in the sale of diesel models continued. Unprecedented demand for alternative fuelled vehicles…

Oil companies add electric charging to forecourts

The world’s major oil companies are changing their business plans to add battery recharging to their forecourts to ensure they remain viable when it comes to powering the vehicles of the future. As the automotive world slowly turns its back…

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