infrastructure

UK must equip 10% of truck stop locations with electric chargers by 2027 to meet demand, manufacturers warn

 
The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) is calling on national governments to ensure that the top 10% truck stop locations within their countries are equipped with suitable electric chargers by 2027, at the latest. Research com…

Overhead charging cables the cheapest and most effective way to decarbonise long-haul HGVs, new study finds

 
Powering electric HGVs via overhead charging cables is a much cheaper solution for decarbonising the haulage sector than other methods, according to a mechanical engineer overseeing a government-funded project into the idea. Professor David Cebo…

Government must speed up hydrogen production to help transport industry transition away from fossil fuels, industry warns

 
Two think tanks are urging the government to speed up incentives for fuel suppliers wanting to offer hydrogen as a low carbon alternative. The UK Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (UK HFCA) and HyCymru (Cymdeithas Fasnach Hydrogen Cymru / Wales…

Government pledges £1.6bn to new smart charging action plan

 
The government has unveiled plans to ramp up the number of EV chargepoints in the UK to 300,000 by 2030 – almost five times the number of fuel pumps available today. Freight groups welcomed the announcement and said it would help make transition…