Close

Not a member yet? Register now and get started.

lock and key

Sign in to your account.

Account Login

Forgot your password?

Electric Vehicles  // Browsing posts in Electric Vehicles

Sep 2018 Electric Vehicles, Latest News | Comments Off on 18th Edition heralds electric car charging as ‘huge growth area’

18th Edition heralds electric car charging as ‘huge growth area’

Amid the UK government’s ambitious plans to raise uptake of electric vehicles, Bureau Veritas has stated that electric car charging infrastructure represents a “huge growth area” for the industry following the recent introduction of the 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations. According to latest figures, the UK needs at least 100,000 EV charging points […]

Read more...

Jan 2018 Electric Vehicles, Latest News | Comments Off on UK facing an EV charging challenge as sales soar

UK facing an EV charging challenge as sales soar

The UK added less than one new public charging point for every six new plug-in cars sold during 2017, according to car news title Auto Express. A total of 3,178 public connectors of varying speeds went live over the 12 months from January to December last year – but the latest Department for Transport (DfT) […]

Read more...

Jan 2018 Electric Vehicles, Training | Comments Off on Accelerating EV infrastructure

Accelerating EV infrastructure

Accelerating EV infrastructure

The growth in electric vehicles has increased dramatically over the past three years, with registrations of new vehicles rising to around 3,000 per month – meaning in 2017 there were around 100,000 on UK roads. Rexel UK national account manager Euan Anson outlines the opportunities – and how to get involved. With government plans set […]

Read more...

Jan 2018 Cable & Wire, Electric Vehicles | Comments Off on SCAME: Fully charged

SCAME: Fully charged

SCAME: Fully charged

From wiring accessories to electric vehicle charging, SCAME doesn’t let the grass grow under its feet when it comes to developing products and seeking out new markets for its technological expertise. You know the saying “think global, act local”? SCAME, the Italian manufacturer of electrical components and systems for civil and industrial applications, is taking […]

Read more...

Aug 2017 Electric Vehicles, Latest News | Comments Off on Government announcement heralds rise in demand for EV charging points

Government announcement heralds rise in demand for EV charging points

Martin Jones, business development manager for services solutions at Rexel UK, has issued a statement in response to the government announcement that Britain is set to ban all new diesel and petrol cars and vans from 2040: “With the announcement last week that the government is aiming to ban all new diesel and petrol cars […]

Read more...

Nov 2016 Electric Vehicles | Comments Off on Charge of the electric car brigade

Charge of the electric car brigade

Charge of the electric car brigade

With electric vehicle sales on the rise, the charging infrastructure is also expanding to meet the increasing demand. For contractors, this offers the opportunity to adapt and grow with the changing needs of the market and also opens up a new revenue stream. Kevin Norman, senior product marketing manager at Newey & Eyre, explains why […]

Read more...

Sep 2016 Electric Vehicles, Energy Efficiency | Comments Off on Embracing ESOS

Embracing ESOS

Embracing ESOS

Newey & Eyre marketing manager Caren Munro explains the benefits of going beyond ESOS compliance As we all know, large UK businesses are now affected by the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (more commonly known as ESOS) regulations. While for some this may simply appear as just another piece of ‘green tape’ to comply with, the […]

Read more...

Apr 2016 Electric Vehicles | Comments Off on Go on…power into the fast lane

Go on…power into the fast lane

Go on…power into the fast lane

With the Government committing millions to ultra-low emission car use and the continual growth of charging infrastructure and technological advancement, the UK is one of the leaders in the electric vehicle (EV) revolution. Martyn Crabb at Rexel explains why it’s time for installers to take a piece of what promises to be a very lucrative […]

Read more...