In this issue: EO launches Plug In Suffolk | Forbes 30 under 30 | 'EVs are cheaper to run and own' | 'Rising sustainability star' | EO Mini Tethered - available | EO's installation of the month |
BBC News: "First 'open' electric vehicle network piloted in Suffolk"
Last week we launched Plug In Suffolk, the UK's first 'fully open' charging network that allows drivers to pay via contactless. No more apps, no more RFID cards required! Each site will feature the EO Pay, our new kiosk that can connect up to four chargers.
Charlie Jardine, EO's founder, has made this year's 'Forbes 30 under 30 list'. Forbes: "we've tirelessly vetted thousands of nominations, polled expert judges to compile this list: a collection of bold risk-takers bringing new ideas to Europe."
It's awards season! Charlie Jardine, EO's founder, this month received 'Rising Sustainability Star' at the 2019 edie Sustainability Leaders Awards. We'd agree with the judges quote: "an inspiration to us all"
EO Mini Tethered - Now available We listened to your feedback and now offer a tethered version of the EO Mini. Fast becoming a favourite of the everyday EV driver, this small fast charger is perfect for those that want to remove the hassle of charging cables at home.
Rumour has it that General Motors and Amazon are reported to be interested in investing in Michigan-based Rivian. The automotive and retail giants are in talks with Rivian in an investment deal that could value the company between $1-$2 billion.
Audi e-tron on order? Audi is now taking orders for the new e-tron, its first fully-electric model, which is set to rival the Jaguar I-Pace and upcoming Mercedes-Benz EQC. With the plug-in grant, the five seat SUV costs from £67,990.
Potentially one of the best motorcycle adverts out there? We think so! It's been out for a while but this short film from Zero Motorcycles has got us ready for an electric life on two wheels.
"Looking at the world through a sustainability lens not only helps us 'future proof' our supply chain, it also fuels innovation and drives brand growth”
Paul Polman, former CEO of Unilever
Installation of the month
Our partners in Spain, Coches Cargadores, have been working alongside First Stop to install our chargers across a number of sites in Spain. EO continues to charge around the world! Have you spotted an EO charger on your travels?