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FLEETDRIVE ELECTRIC HELPS BUSINESSES GET SMART ABOUT WORKPLACE EV CHARGING

To accelerate the UK’s transition to ultra-low emission vehicles, Fleetdrive Electric, the sustainable vehicle leasing specialists, introduces ‘Crowd Charge’, a smart electric vehicle charging solution designed specifically with business users in mind. Launched at the edie LIVE 2017 event at Birmingham NEC, the bespoke charging solution enables Fleetdrive Electric to provide clients with the complete […]

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Electric Nation at LCV2017

Come and visit us at LCV2017

We’ll have a real, live Tesla Model S on the stand (number C3 100-101), along with one of our smart chargers. And of course the Electric Nation partners can explain the benefits of smart chargers. Cenex-LCV is the UK’s premier low carbon vehicle event, incorporating four key features: Technology exhibition split over three halls Extensive […]

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Electric Nation Smart Charging system proven after testing

Smart charging is being used in Electric Nation to manage the demand of groups of EVs charging, so that it does not exceed the available spare electricity network capacity. This is achieved using real-time communications between smart chargers and the smart charging solution providers, CrowdCharge and GreenFlux. The trial will expand current understanding of the […]

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150 smart chargers installed, and rising

The project, which is trialling a smart charging solution to the capacity challenge presented by increasing numbers of electric vehicles (EVs) on local electricity networks, was launched in September 2016 at the Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle event. The aim is to recruit a total of 500-700 people buying new EVs – both pure electric vehicles […]

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Volkswagen aims for global leadership in electric cars by 2025

“The future is electric. We intend to be the No. 1 in e-mobility by 2025” says Volkswagen, as the company seeks global leadership in electric cars by 2025. The Volkswagen Group has invested three billion euros in alternative drive technologies over the past five years and it will be tripling this amount to 9 billion […]

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Electric Nation promotes free smart chargers at Go Ultra Low Nottingham event

Electric Nation took part in an event organised by Go Ultra Low Nottingham to showcase ultra-low emission vehicles on 6 May 2017 in Market Square. In addition to Electric Nation, many of Nottingham’s EV dealers also participated in the event. DriveElectric’s Ian Hanton, who was explaining to people about the Electric Nation project, says “The […]

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Electric Nation on the BBC

Electric Nation on the BBC

Electric Nation was featured on the BBC Coventry and Warwickshire Breakfast Show with Trish Adudu on Monday 8 May (www.bbc.co.uk/bbccoventryandwarwickshire) Jason Savidge from Stratford Energy, one of the project’s smart charger installers, was interviewed as part of the programme. Jason explained how free smart chargers are available for electric vehicle owners as part of the […]

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Diesel exhaust

THE GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES CLEAN AIR ZONE FRAMEWORK

The Government has today launched a document entitled ‘Clean Air Zone Framework – Principles for setting up Clean Air Zones in England’. Proposals include the retrofitting of emission-reducing equipment to the highest polluting vehicles and the introduction of more Clean Air Zones. Vehicles meeting a minimum standard would gain free entry into a Clean Air Zone […]

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Electric Nation at the Swansea Clean Air Roadshow

Electric Nation takes part in the Swansea Clean Air Roadshow

Electric Nation promoted its offer of free electric vehicle smart chargers at the Swansea Clean Air Roadshow on Saturday 22nd April 2017, World Earth Day. The Electric Nation stand, sited in Castle Square in Swansea city centre, enjoyed many enquiries from people who are due to take delivery of new electric vehicles. The aim of […]

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Electric Nation smart charger

Electric Nation hits milestone of 100 smart charger installations ahead of schedule

The Electric Nation project has achieved a significant milestone with the installation of 100 electric vehicle (EV) home smart chargers. The project, which is trialling a smart charging solution to the capacity challenge presented by increasing numbers of EVs on local electricity networks, was launched in September 2016 at the Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle event. […]

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