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POD Point launches campaign to upgrade London's EV charging infrastructure

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POD Point has launched a #FixLondonCharging campaign to upgrade London’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

The company is offering to replace any obsolete or unreliable on-street London Borough chargepoint (from any manufacturer) with a new Open Charge POD Point free of charge, with continued maintenance also provided at no cost to the borough or EV driver.

The company has already submitted its upgrade proposal to the 32 London boroughs and The City of London.

The decision makers will be invited to the POD Point offices near Old Street in February where the proposal will be formally presented to them.

Erik Fairbairn, CEO and founder of POD Point said “We frequently drive about the city in plug-in vehicles and have the same frustrations as other drivers at the poor state of public charging.

"We feel strongly that with a well maintained, reliable public network, London can be a world leader in zero emissions transport where air quality is no longer an issue.

“We want to give London electric vehicle drivers the best charging experience possible."

POD Point has grown from £1.9 million, to £4.5m to £6.5m turnover in the past two years.

It has shipped more than 20,000 charge points and supplied more than 12 million miles of electric motoring.

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