First lamppost EV charge points installed in London

char.gy has partnered with Southwark Council to launch the first public lamppost electric vehicle (EV) charge points in London, which tap into the street-lighting network.

char.gy will install 50 open-access public charge points in two areas of Southwark: Borough & Bankside, and Dulwich, catering for the charging needs of residents without off-street parking and EV drivers visiting the area.

The first open publicly-accessible EV lamppost charge point in London is now live on Holmdene Avenue in Herne Hill for EV drivers to charge. Southwark Council plans to roll-out the remaining char.gy units within the next few months, supported by funding from the Go Ultra Low City Scheme (GULCS), which aims to improve air quality across the capital.

char.gy does not require users to have an RFID smartcard, membership, or a special cable to charge. Users plug a standard (Type 2) charging cable into the char.gy unit and enter the location of the unit into their device’s browser to begin charging, or simply visit the charge point’s dedicated URL.

Charging is activated via any smartphone’s browser application, which processes tariffs, payments and enables EV motorists to find their nearest char.gy point. EV drivers can sign-up at https://char.gy/start, and choose the flexible membership tariff that best suits their needs, including ‘pay-as-you-charge’ options and several package tariffs.

 

Read More

Making sense of the vast amount of data produced from telematics can often be daunting, resulting in opportunities being missed and actions not being taken. Our expert panelists share their advice on how to make sure valuable fleet information is not getting lost

Telematics generates vast amounts of data which needs to be digested and acted on if any benefits are to be realised. But how well are fleets using data? And do companies have a moral and legal obligation to act on reports of bad driving? We ask our telematics experts

Meet our new leasing experts, who in this first discussion, examine how new challenges such as Brexit, air quality and policy changes are affecting fleet managers

In the first of a new panel discussion, we ask our experts their views on how telematics have shaped and driven change within the fleet management profession, and why reluctance to use fleet technology still exists within some organisations

Can it pay to think differently about the way we travel? Our expert panelists examine how the new concept of ‘mobility’ is impacting the fleet sector

Following the launch of the Department of Transport’s consultation into making charge points more accessible, GreenFleet’s expert panelists give their views on the key factors that will shape the electric vehicle market’s development in the near future.

How can leasing and contract hire firms help with the wider role of fleet management? And what role does the industry play in driving down emissions? We ask our new expert panel for their views.

Our telematics expert panelists share their thoughts on how technology has helped drive down road emissions, how telematics grows the appeal of electric vehicles, and how autonomous vehicles could benefit fleets in the future.

GreenFleet taps into the minds of its expert panel to assess the place of electric vehicles in company car fleets and what the major barriers to adoption will be moving forward.

Technology is changing the way we travel. GreenFleet quizzes its telematics expert panel on how connectivity is facilitating new mobility trends, aiding fleet management, and reducing CO2 emissions.

The smallest modern Volvo and the company’s most successful model launch in the UK ever, the XC40 has a lot resting on its duo-tone shoulders, as Richard Gooding finds out

The Optima Sportswagon PHEV is Kia’s fourth alternatively-fuelled car in the UK and its second plug-in. Richard Gooding sees how it balances economy, value and practicality

Richard Gooding discovers that with the arrival of the eighth-generation Ford Fiesta comes a raft of driving technologies, as well as an improved interior and enhanced efficiency

At Isuzu, we focus on proper pick-ups which means we’re much better at meeting customers specific pick-up needs.

About GreenFleet

Media Information
Cookie Compliance
Terms and Conditions
Registration
Privacy

Members of the Professional Publishers Association

Our Affiliates