eCar's aim is to make Northern Ireland a world leader in carbon reduction and the use of electric vehicles. Ideally powered by electricity from renewable sources, which is an excellent way to decarbonise transport and contribute to our climate change, air quality and noise objectives.
The project needed to communicate the variety of electric vehicle charge points available to use across Northern Ireland. All public charge points in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland are interoperable at present and can currently be accessed using the ecarNI Access Card.
The Web Bureau were tasked with delivering a website optimised for desktop as well as for mobile user.
We delivered a digital savings calculator. This allows users to comparing current vehicle costs with an electric car
Given the nature of many users trying to access charge points when on the road, the use of Mobile & App platforms were crucial. User experience is key for quick access and versions as searching for charge points on the go.
We designed and built an Interactive Charge Point Map. integrating Google Maps technology with a custom web application feeding in live data from an external system. This allows for an easy to view live feed of charge points, type and status.
After only 3 months of launch, we experienced a
growth in users
Mobile users bounce rate well above an industry average benchmark
New users year on year increase of per