There are only a few days to go until Fully Charged OUTSIDE (3-5 September), one of the world’s biggest electric vehicle events. You can book tickets to attend here.
Map creators Ordnance Survey are hosting a ‘hackathon’ to try and use its resources to plot the best places to put new chargepoints to meet future EV demand. You can learn more here
New car production in the UK dropped by 37.6% in July 2021, recent figures revealed. The drop was blamed on the ‘pingdemic', factory shutdowns and the global semiconductor shortage. However, despite issues, electric and hybrid models reached a record market share of 26% since last year. Read more on Autotrader.
Tesla passes the million mark for Model 3... pretty impressive! Lest we forget, Tesla was founded as recently as 2003... Read more on Clean Technica
EV maker Rivian, backed by Amazon, Soros and BlackRock, has filed for a blockbuster IPO at year end, with projected valuation of an eye-watering $70-80 Billion leapfrogging their value over many legacy car makers. Story on Reuters
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The UK‘s bookable home and destination EV charging network