UK to get electric car charging points embedded in street lights

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London has won a share of £40 million from the UK government to develop street lights that double as electric car charging points. It’s not clear what exactly these street lights will look like, or when they will roll out, but a technology like this was first unveiled in the UK by BMW last year, which is a financial backer of the government scheme. BMW is competing to work on a pilot for a similar project in nearby Oxford, which was also announced today, but no process has yet been launched for the scheme in London. The capital’s roll out is slated to start in East…

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