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ZipCharge ‘GoHub’ modular EV charging station revealed

ZipCharge ‘GoHub’ modular EV charging station revealed

The fixed charging station contains up to 10 of the company’s suitcase-sized ZipCharge Go portable chargers, capable of adding 20 miles of range in around 30 minutes    

UK and Scottish EV infrastructure is ‘Charging’ ahead

UK and Scottish EV infrastructure is ‘Charging’ ahead

Scotland’s electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure continues to  grow (alongside the rest of the UK) and as such is changing shape to meet the needs of EV drivers, according to Zap-Map app. 

Gill Nowell, Head of EV at LV= General Insurance, reflects on her time spent at Fully Charged LIVE 2022 and the progress that’s being made in the electric vehicle (EV) sector.
EV Owner / Driver Interviews

EV Owner / Driver Interviews

  In the first of our series of interviews, EVA Scotland asked Fife pharmacist Allan Shields, Pharmacy Director & Prescribing Pharmacist why the pharmacy decided to go all-electric….  

Sevadis now compatible with Fuuse, providing new revenue streams for installers

Sevadis now compatible with Fuuse, providing new revenue streams for installers

  Leading supplier of electric vehicle charging products in the UK, Sevadis, have joined forces with flexible charge point management system Fuuse to offer a full turnkey solution for commercial customers and fleets, whilst supporting the growth of UK installers.  Both OCPP (open charge point protocol) compliant, the two announce the compatibility and in interoperability between their hardware and software.

Miralis announces Chair following investment for Fuuse

Miralis announces Chair following investment for Fuuse

  Transport-focused data science and software engineering company Miralis have announced Judith Halkerston OBE as Chair of their board to support the company’s ambitious growth plans.

“Hybrid vehicles-outdated and not as eco-friendly   as we were once told”...says Octopus Energy EV
South of Scotland Enterprise becomes  a Carbon Literate Organisation

South of Scotland Enterprise becomes a Carbon Literate Organisation

  South of Scotland Enterprise has become the first ‘Carbon Literate Organisation in Scotland, highlighting its commitment to leading the region’s journey to Net Zero and receiving a Bronze Award in recognition of its work to promote C L amongst its 140-strong staff and Board members.  

Driving an electric car could be more financially accessible than you think

Driving an electric car could be more financially accessible than you think

    “Learner drivers represent the next generation of motorists - a generation which will witness huge strides in tackling climate change across the world… and so more should be encourage to take lessons in an electric car according to Lease Electric Car.  

Latest EV Industry News

Latest EV Industry News

  Latest industry news from Transport & Energy and other news sources 

Rapid EV charging hub to open in Glasgow

Rapid EV charging hub to open in Glasgow

  courtesy of Transport + Energy

Scots motorists are rapidly accelerating towards electric travel say Bridgestone

Scots motorists are rapidly accelerating towards electric travel say Bridgestone

  SCOTS motorists are rapidly accelerating towards electric travel, with 70 per cent preparing to ditch their traditionally powered cars for good, according to a major study.

As electric vehicle sales, month by month exceed all expectations, forecourts are changing…Norrie Hunter reports.

As electric vehicle sales, month by month exceed all expectations, forecourts are changing…Norrie Hunter reports.

  Throughout the UK, many diesel and petrol pumps are now being replace in forecourts by rapid charge points, with leading retailers such as members of the Motor Fuel Group heading the pack.  

New EVA England Chief Executive to bring the voice of members to EV policy making

New EVA England Chief Executive to bring the voice of members to EV policy making

  Electric Vehicle Association (EVA) England is delighted to announce the appointment of James Court as its first Chief Executive, starting on 22 March 2022.

BUSINESS BOOST FOR SCOTLAND’S  HOSPITALITY & LEISURE SECTORS IF THEY “GO ELECTRIC”

BUSINESS BOOST FOR SCOTLAND’S HOSPITALITY & LEISURE SECTORS IF THEY “GO ELECTRIC”

https://transportandenergy.com/?s=EVA+SCOTLAND+Boost+to+Business “Scotland’s hospitality and leisure industries should gear-up quickly to meet the electric car revolution by offering new charge points for guest.”  “Having EV charge points could be more attractive to guests than a swimming pool or spa treatments.”… says EVA Scotland  

Don’t put a BRICK in it – use a BriXcell!

Don’t put a BRICK in it – use a BriXcell!

  A real “ground-breaker” for new home owners and the house building industry.  

Science centre team gears up as Dundee leads Scotland’s EV drive

Science centre team gears up as Dundee leads Scotland’s EV drive

A group of Dundee Science Centre staff have swapped lab coats for boilersuits exploring the workings and safety implications of electric vehicles.    

World’s First All-Electric Fire Pumping Appliance ... and it’s built in Scotland

World’s First All-Electric Fire Pumping Appliance ... and it’s built in Scotland

Ayrshire-based Emergency One Group has designed and built the E1 EV0, an amazing product that’s gaining lots of attention from fire and rescue services brigades across the UK.  

As electric vehicle sales, month by month exceed all expectations, forecourts are changing

As electric vehicle sales, month by month exceed all expectations, forecourts are changing

As electric vehicle sales, month by month exceed all expectations, forecourts are changing...Norrie Hunter reports.

EV Net Zero launches the UK’s first Destination EV Charging network where drivers pay what they feel is fair to charge their Electric Vehicles
Scotland is leading the charge to all-electric cars

Scotland is leading the charge to all-electric cars

The ban on sales of new petrol and diesel vehicles by 2030 means electric cars and commercial vehicles are the future – and Scotland is leading the way. In Scotland there are more electric vehicles (EVs) per head than the rest of the UK and, today, there are over 2,600 plug-in points.

Making Electric Vehicle charging more 
accessible for disabled people

Making Electric Vehicle charging more 
accessible for disabled people

Increasing numbers of disabled drivers are switching to electric vehicles in their support of climate change objectives and the need to improve the health of the air we breath.

CampervanCo Unveils Pioneering New Hybrid Model

CampervanCo Unveils Pioneering New Hybrid Model

The Ford Transit Custom Evolution Eco Camper will be the most sustainable in the world  

TALKING EVs - TALKING HOTELS

TALKING EVs - TALKING HOTELS

EVA Scotland is launching a new feature on its websites that will focus on those hospitality venues including hotels and restaurants across Scotland that “go that extra mile” for EV owners. As pandemic restrictions begin to ease and holiday planning is firmly on the agenda, we take a look at what Scotland’s hospitality sector has to offer, particularly with the EV owners in mind.

Scots charity goes all electric

Scots charity goes all electric

EV Conversion “loophole needs to be changed”

EV Conversion “loophole needs to be changed”

says Dr Euan McTurk - Consultant Battery Electrochemist at Plug Life Consulting Ltd and EVA Scotland member and media commentator Posted on LINKEDIN...

Transport & Energy online tells us…. 61% of Disabled people want more accessibility to charge points
CTEK lights the Fuuse for integrated  EV charging, payment and billing
Latest EV Industry News

Latest EV Industry News

Latest industry news from Transport & Energy and other news sources

Quentin Willson Biography

Quentin Willson Biography

Choose Your Charge Point Installer With Care
MG ZS EV Review

MG ZS EV Review

Voltage Bikes

Voltage Bikes

https://www.voltagebike.co.ukThe Scottish e-bike company VoltAge has the ambition to bring affordable, comfortable, e-bike travel to support green travel and health. Mike Gardner tells us more.

EV Charging Infrastructure in Scotland

EV Charging Infrastructure in Scotland

A “State of the Nation” by Matt Jackson, SWARCO eVolt | June 2020

Jaguar I-Pace Review

Jaguar I-Pace Review

A comprehensive, first hand review of the Jaguar I-Pace and how it compares with its high end EV competitors. Francis Galashan.

Event Recordings

Event Recordings

Recordings of EVA Scotland Events can be found here.

Supporting the electrification of all vehicles in Scotland

Supporting the electrification of all vehicles in Scotland

EVA Scotland's ambition is to be the voice of the electric vehicle movement all over Scotland

Bridging the Charging Gap

Bridging the Charging Gap

Electric Vehicles (EV) are fast becoming part of everyday life. The growth in utilisation in 2019  has been startling – a 144% increase in demand in the UK alone – and forecasts suggest that growth will continue at pace over the next decade, with the worldwide EV market worth $1438.8bn by 2025, and up to 230m EVs on the road by 2030.

Electron Garage

Electron Garage

Classic Conversions in Scotland 

EV Shorts

EV Shorts

Lots of people new to EVs often get confused by the acronyms and terms, while many long-time EV drivers see unfamiliar ones and can be puzzled by what they may mean. Here with EVA Scotland I’ve decided to share my most up to date list along with a few others that EVA Scotland have added already.  

Charge to the Circle

Charge to the Circle

Join Beth Lily Georgiou on an eco-adventure from Bristol to Nordkapp promoting ocean awareness in 100% electric cars.

The challenges, advantages and future of electric boats

The challenges, advantages and future of electric boats

Electric boats (EBs) are a lot more diverse, complicated and varied than cars, because they have to tackle some very varied conditions, but they share some common features. Robert Kay briefly considers the history, advantages and future of electric boats and shipping.

Rapid Development?

Rapid Development?

Guest contributor and EVA Scotland member Dr Mike Gill (of WattsUp fame) outlines his perspective on the development of the rapid charging infrastructure in Scotland.

Future home is closer to becoming the ‘current home’

Future home is closer to becoming the ‘current home’

"The home of tomorrow is very much becoming the home of today, with homeowners now having increased choice and freedom on how best to play their own part in joining the rEVolution." — Liam Walker from myenergi offers his view on home charging.

Switchers

Journeys

The Plug Life

The Plug Life

"I didn’t choose the Plug Life, the Plug Life chose me", EVA Scotland member and EV battery engineer Dr Euan McTurk shares his journey to EV evangelist.