Despite being first invented in the 1830s, electric vehicles (EVs) have only become commercially viable in the last decade. Here, Steve Hughes, managing director of power quality specialist REO UK, explains the challenges faced by automotive companies designing the next generation of EVs.

EV charge point manufacturer Rolec EV has launched a new innovative electricity management solution, ‘EV GridSMART Online’, designed to monitor and manage power demands placed on the grid by Electric Vehicles (EVs).

Evolt, the Electric Vehicle (EV) charge point supplier, has completed the installation of Cumbria’s first publicly accessible EV Rapid charging network, which is now available for public use.