Browse news and features about the electric vehicle (EV) revolution in Oxford and across Oxfordshire, including the Oxfordshire Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy, as well as from some of Oxfordshire’s key players in the EV industry, including EV manufacturers, EV battery technologies and infrastructure providers such as charging stations. From electrification of public transportation to the development of electric vehicle charging infrastructure – Oxfordshire is ahead of the UK curve in its transition from petrol and diesel vehicles to cleaner, greener electric vehicles.
Following the installation of the first park and charge EV hub at Bicester’s Cattle Market car park in May, the locations of the remaining 19 sites have been announced.
The latest UK electric car sales data for October 2021 shows that 30% of new cars bought in Oxford are electric, up from 16% just a year ago.
The expansion will see eight state-of-the-art Alpitronic chargers, capable of charging at speeds up to 150kW, installed by spring 2022 in response to customer demand.
The project will test a new solution to help people who don’t have access to a driveway to charge an electric vehicle using their own home power supply.
The BMW project in Oxford is centred around developing a long-distance electric vehicle EV battery that will rival the range of internal combustion engines.
The powerful, torque dense, compact and robust motors can be easily integrated into lightweight zero-emissions vehicles, including scooters, motorcycles, rickshaws and micro-cars.
The company will deliver over 15,000 parcels a week right across the city from it’s new, state-of-the-art eco-depot in Bicester using a fleet of 40 electric vehicles.
Saietta’s admission to AIM on 07 July is expected to raise gross proceeds of £37.5m with an approximate market capitalisation of £102.1m at the issue price.
The electric van can be hired by community groups for just £24 a day with free insurance cover to nominated drivers from the community groups.
The upgrade means that all 12 designated resident bollard chargers installed under Phase one of Go Ultra Low Oxford project are now available for the public to use.
Oxford City Council is installing the EV chargers across the city, to support electric cabs and local residents ahead of the Zero Emission Zone Pilot this August.