RAC research shows motorway services high-power charger target not met by end of 2023

The Government did not hit its target of having six or more rapid or ultra-rapid electric vehicle chargers at every motorway service area in England by the end of 2023, according to new research carried out by the RAC.

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FairCharge and RAC set out public charging charter

Electric vehicle (EV) campaign group FairCharge, in partnership with the RAC, have created the UK’s first charter for EV public charging with the aim of improving standards on the UK’s rapidly growing charging network.

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Public rapid EV charging costs continue to rise

The cost to charge an electric vehicle (EV) on a pay-as-you-go basis at a publicly accessible ‘rapid’ charger has increased by 42% – or 18.75p per kilowatt hour – since May to reach an average of 63.29p per kilowatt hour, according to new data released by the RAC.

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DfT release latest EV charging statistics

The latest electric vehicle charging statistics released by the Department for Transport (DfT) show that since 1 July 2021 the number of public devices has increased by 31%, corresponding to a total of 7,637. The number of rapid devices increased by 31%, with an additional 1,423.

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