Ionity aim to expand network in Alnwick

Six rapid charging points from manufacturer joint venture Ionity are being planned for Northumberland.

The scheme is being set out for a business park in Alnick, with an application from Ionity firms Audi, BMW, Daimler, Ford, Porsche and VW.

It forms part of Ionity’s plans to create a network of 40 charging stations on major routes around the UK and an overall 400 across the whole of Europe.

The project is near to the A1 and will complement existing charging points in the area which are of a more standard charging time than the new Ionity points.

The plans state: “The proposals seek to provide an environmentally sustainable and innovative solution to the long-distance viability of electric vehicles, further encouraging their utilisation and the environmental benefits in reduced carbon emissions, improved air quality and wider climate impacts this would bring.”

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