Formalising Electric Vehicle Standards
Back in May 2019 the IMI (Institute of the Motor Industry) hosted only their second ever Electrified Vehicles Advisory Group meeting. Attendees included CEO of IMI Steve Nash as well
5 Insulated Tools EV Technicians Need
Using safe tools is crucial when working on electric vehicles. Working around live electrical currents presents a high risk of electrocution, resulting in serious injury or death. Using insulated tools
The Metropolitan Police Prepared For EV Rise
Last year the Metropolitan Police’s vehicle technicians began training to work on electric and hybrid vehicles. All completed their EV Level 3 courses, so that the MET could work
Volvo Go Green With Brand New All-Electric Trucks
Volvo Trucks has delivered its first all-electric trucks to three Swedish firms. Renova, a waste and recycling company, received a refuse truck, whilst logistics company DP Schenker and partner haulier
How Do You Look After Insulated Tools?
When working on electric vehicles, workers can be at risk of electric shock, which can result in serious injury or death. Using insulated tools are one of the many important
Are You EV Ready?
Electric vehicles have seen a huge increase in uptake in the last decade. With fully electric vehicles being offered by Nissan, BMW, Tesla and many more manufacturers, they’re now a
The True Dangers Of Misusing Tools
Electric and hybrid vehicles have significantly higher voltages than other vehicles, and accidental contact with an energised source from these vehicles can be fatal. Technicians who will be coming into
How Far Are You Willing To Go in Your EV?
Although electric vehicles are fast becoming more and more viable for the average driver, some drivers still have some uncertainties about what it would be like to own and daily
Register now for “Electric Vehicle Approved”
Auto sales and service dealerships wishing to keep ahead of the competition should be aware of a new government led initiative called EVA (Electric Vehicle Approved). It’s an accreditation which
Choosing the right arc flash clothing for electric and hybrid vehicle work
The emerging industry of low carbon vehicles and battery power automotive is presenting occupational hazards more usually associated with electrical switchgear and power cable installation and maintenance. Whether you are