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Chargemaster to install 150 charging points in Lancashire

Mon 27th November 2017
  • 150 new Chargemaster units to be installed by Lancashire County Council
  • New charging points will include 18 rapid chargers and 66 dual-socket fast chargers
  • First units will be installed early in 2018 and will be on the POLAR network

Chargemaster, the UK’s largest provider of electric vehicle charging infrastructure, will install 150 new charging points across Lancashire, following a successful bid by Lancashire County Council to the Department for Transport’s Highway Maintenance Challenge Fund.

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Chargemaster wins contract for Nottingham Go Ultra Low City infrastructure

Mon 20th November 2017

Chargemaster, the UK’s largest provider of electric vehicle charging infrastructure, has won a contract to install and operate charging points in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire and Derby over the next three years, as part of Nottingham’s Go Ultra Low City status.

The three-year, £2m contract with Nottingham City Council will see Chargemaster install around 230 charging points to support the growing number of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles on the roads. At least 11 sites are set to be installed in Nottingham within six months, including at park-and-ride sites close to major routes.

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Q-Park offers discounts for electric vehicle drivers on POLAR network

Fri 13th October 2017
  • Q-Park offers POLAR plus members 20% discount on pre-booked car parking
  • Chargemaster already provides charging points at 14 city centre Q-Park car parks
  • Electric vehicle drivers can also save more than £2,000 on an annual season ticket

Q-Park, one of Europe’s largest providers of parking facilities, is offering members of the UK’s largest public electric vehicle (EV) charging network, POLAR, a 20% discount on parking in city centres across the UK and Ireland when they pre-book online.
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Chargemaster partnership provides Cenex LCV2017 charging points

Tue 27th June 2017
  • Official EV charging supplier and sponsor of Cenex LCV2017
  • Advanced Ultracharge units on site at visitor and exhibitor car parks
  • Free charging for EVs throughout Cenex event (6–7 September)

Chargemaster is proud to become the exclusive charge point sponsor of the 10th annual Low Carbon Vehicle Event, Cenex LCV2017, at Millbrook, 6–7 September. The assurance that the electric vehicles (EVs) on site for the event are appropriately powered, underlines Chargemaster’s position as the leader in EV charging.

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Boost for UK green technology sector as Chargemaster chosen to electrify the next generation of black cabs

Fri 26th May 2017
  • From Autumn 2017, Coventry-based London Taxi Company (LTC) will only be producing range extended electric taxis for the UK.
  • Today’s agreement confirms the UK’s Chargemaster as the preferred supplier for home charging units for these vehicles.
  • Deal affirms the UK’s status as a world-leading hub for the development of electric vehicle technologies

The London Taxi Company (LTC) has appointed Chargemaster, and its proven homecharge unit, as the preferred supplier of homecharging equipment for the business’ new range-extended electric taxi. This means that when the next electric taxi hits the roads later this year, customers will be able to rely on a trusted manufacturer to charge their taxi at home.

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Alphabet powers growth in electric mobility with Chargemaster

Thu 4th May 2017
Farnborough, UK – 27 April 2017 – Leasing and business mobility organisation Alphabet GB Limited today announced the appointment of Chargemaster as its official electric vehicle (EV) charging partner in the UK. The move brings together the country’s leading EV provider with the UK’s largest charging network. Alphabet is one of the UK’s leading proponents of alternative powertrain vehicles, with a fleet of 8,000 electric and hybrid vehicles. Last year the company was responsible for over 10% of all OLEV-grant eligible vehicles in the UK.

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Chargemaster to provide Ultracharge units for London taxis under TfL contract

Wed 26th April 2017
  • Chargemaster part of Transport for London framework for taxi chargers
  • Next-generation of electric London taxi to appear on city street this year
  • Chargemaster’s Ultracharge the only rapid charger built in the UK

Chargemaster Plc, the UK’s largest manufacturer and operator of electric charging points, has been placed, after a competitive tender, onto the Transport for London (TfL) framework to provide the rapid charge units that will power the first electric London taxis on the capital’s streets later this year.

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Chargemaster partners with Mercedes-Benz to provide hassle-free home charging

Tue 15th November 2016
The UK’s largest provider of EV charging infrastructure, Chargemaster, has partnered with Mercedes-Benz UK to offer customers an easy home charging solution for their Mercedes-Benz or smart electric plug-in vehicle.Mercedes-Benz currently offers four electric hybrid models in the UK, the C 350 e, E 350 e, GLE 500 e and S 500 e, as well as the all-electric B 250 e. Next year fully electric versions of the latest smart fortwo, fortwo cabriolet and forfour models will also join the line-up. It’s all part of an increasing focus on electric mobility – at the Paris motor show in September Mercedes-Benz announced the launch of EQ, a new brand which will focus solely on electric vehicles and products.

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