Churchill Expert partners with to provide EV fleet insurance

Churchill Expert, Direct Line Group’s flexible fleet insurance specialist, has partnered with Ltd to arrange motor fleet insurance for their EV fleet in a bid to accelerate the uptake of electric vehicles across the UK. is a community charging company that focuses on providing lamp post and bollard charge points that enable councils, businesses and parking providers to offer an easy to access EV charging amenity to their residents and drivers. It has pioneered EV charging in densely populated city centres such as London, where there is a lack of residential, driveway or garage parking.

The partnership will see Churchill Expert support with insurance for its fleet of electric vehicles. The fleet will play an important role in's ability to expand charging points across the country, which will help give consumers the confidence to switch from traditionally fuelled vehicles to electric ones.

Nicola Richmond, Head of Churchill Expert Flexible Fleet Partnerships, said: “Electric vehicles are becoming increasingly popular, but many drivers are still understandably frustrated with the lack of available charging points. Our partnership with is a great opportunity for our business to help solve these issues and encourage more people to drive an electric vehicle, particularly in light of recent government environmental policies. We are excited to be arranging fleet insurance for and look forward to growing this partnership in the future.”

Richard Stobart, CEO of, said: “Driving an electric vehicle without having off-street parking is still a common challenge for those looking to make the shift. We are continuously looking to evolve so that we roll out to all corners of the UK, because our form of charging is crucial for squeezing out the greatest possible carbon saving benefits from the UK’s switch to electric vehicles. We are therefore excited to announce that Churchill Expert is supporting us on this journey, and we look forward to working with its team to rapidly improve access to EVs and charging points.”

Electric cars accounted for one in nine (12 per cent) new car registrations in 2021, with 190,727 new pure electric cars sold1. This was an increase from seven per cent in 2020, when 108,205 new electric cars were registered, suggesting an upward trend that is set to continue in the coming years.


Notes to Editors

1          Data published by the SMMT on 6th January 2022 on new car registrations in 2021.

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About Churchill Expert

Churchill Expert specialises in providing easy access to flexible mobility insurance, as well as business and landlord insurance through partnerships. Part of the well know and much-loved Churchill brand, Churchill Expert is a trading name of insurance intermediary U K Insurance Business Solutions Limited (UKIBS) which has been operating since 2004 and provides NIG policies underwritten by U K Insurance Limited (UKI). Along with the insurer U K Insurance Limited (UKI), U K Insurance Business Solutions Limited is part of the Direct Line Group.

U K Insurance Business Solutions Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, FCA registration number 313783. Registered office: Churchill Court, Westmoreland Road, Bromley, Kent, BR1 1DP. Registered in England and Wales No 05196274.

U K Insurance Limited trading as NIG is an insurance company which is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority.


Easy everyday EV charging that enables a more renewable energy system helps landowners with shared parking areas provide easy everyday EV charging to drivers that can’t charge on their home electricity supply. There’s a big list! Councils, big and small. Community housing providers. Property managing agents. Car park operators. Businesses with parking for staff, visitors and working vehicles.

By encouraging more long duration charging where people park already, chargy’s approach offers more than just driver convenience. This type of infrastructure makes charging demand more flexible which enables a more renewable energy system.  This is crucial in the UK’s drive for Net Zero. is backed the UK’s Charging Infrastructure Investment Fund and has installed c.900 public charge points to date.

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