Podpoint has pulled the plug on putting in more rapid chargers at public locations.
The subsidiary of French state-owned EDF power will instead concentrate on fitting more home and workplace chargers where income will be recooped sooner and for less outlay.
Meanwhile, Zapmap, the UK’s leading charge point mapping service, confirmed that the country has passed the significant milestone of 10,000 rapid and ultra-rapid electric vehicle charging points.
According to the new data from Zapmap, the 10,000th charge point was a rapid device installed at Sedbergh Leisure Centre in Bradford, and is part of the GeniePoint charging network with rapid and ultra-rapid charging devices installed across 5,000 UK charging locations.
Some European car makers want to see a new ultra-small city car category introduced for urban drivers.
The kei category has been a feature of Japanese towns and cities with strict limits on engine size power output and physical dimensions and now this is seen as a way for car makers in Europe to meet the upcoming legislation demanding 22% of new cars sold must be pure electric or face swinging penalties.
The RAC is giving drivers the chance to protect themselves against unexpected repair bills by launching a new online-only warranty product costing £300.
The 12-month warranty has a £2,000 total claim limit which covers the cost of labour* and parts needed to fix mechanical or electrical failures. This gives drivers complete peace of mind as it is well above the average repair cost of £449.
Motor industry charity Ben has just released a new short film as part of a Christmas appeal so the charity can provide vital support to even more automotive families who are struggling, or in crisis, this winter.
Inspired by popular supermarket Christmas TV advertisements, Ben’s new film aims to raise £300,000 throughout December and January to ensure that automotive families don’t go without.
Suzuki has celebrated their longest serving dealerships, including four in Wales.
J&J Motors Bridgend and Ponthir Road Newport have been representing the brand for over 15 years, while Builth Wells Garages have been with them for a quarter of a century and Pentraeth Automotive have clocked up 30 years and they were formerly thanked at a national dealers’ convention in Tenerife.