Tag Archives: National Rapid Charge Network

Should Rapid Chargers be Installed at Shopping Locations?

In a way Ecotricity has been one of the biggest supporters of electric cars in the UK. They committed to installing an “Electric Highway”, a network of rapid chargers sited mainly at motorway service areas and without their network driving electric cars for long trips in the UK would be difficult or near on impossible! … Continue reading Should Rapid Chargers be Installed at Shopping Locations?

Is There an 80% Limit on Rapid Chargers?

Over the past week or so there has been a bit of a scare… some Nissan Leaf drivers started reporting on forums and Twitter that they couldn’t charge past 80%. Several people reported this and at different charging locations and so I started to get worried… Was I also going to also be restricted to … Continue reading Is There an 80% Limit on Rapid Chargers?

Comments on Nissan Press Release Today on Free Chargers

So finally we get a little news from Nissan regarding their free fast chargers but to be honest it is still short on detail. What they do say is: Nissan is also helping to establish the infrastructure needed if the EV is to make a significant contribution to inner-city air quality. By the end of … Continue reading Comments on Nissan Press Release Today on Free Chargers

Is this a Lost Opportunity to Create a National fast Charge Network?

A while back Nissan made the unprecedented announcement that they were donating, completely free, about 60 of their new design fast chargers to the UK. The EV community got very excited by this. At last it looked like the UK could have a viable fast charge network allowing EVs to easily travel throughout the UK. … Continue reading Is this a Lost Opportunity to Create a National fast Charge Network?