Motability Scheme EV drivers to review Osprey network


Osprey Charging and Motability Operations have joined forces so the accessibility of the Osprey public charging network can be tested by disabled people .

The collaboration will allow Motability Scheme EV drivers to find a location on Osprey’s GB-wide rapid charging network, charge, and pay through the Motability Go Charge App before reviewing the location for accessibility. 

This seamless charging and billing, combined with the visibility of reviews from peers on the App, will help to improve Motability Scheme drivers’ confidence in choosing and using public charging.

This is the latest fleet collaboration made possible by Osprey’s Iris platform, which integrates directly with Paua’s platform underpinning the Motability Go Charge App.

Osprey was the first CPO to build accessibly-designed public charging hubs, and to subscribe to independent, public EV charging endorsement body ChargeSafe, as well as vocally support the BSI PAS1899 standards for accessible charging and commit to network audits and targets based on these.

The reviews of accessibility at Osprey locations provided by Motability Scheme customers through the Motability Go Charge App will not only help other drivers, but also help further improve Osprey’s charging infrastructure, supporting its mission of creating a network that is easy to use and accessible to all.

"Motability Operations is not only the largest leasing company in the UK, but one of the most important in empowering access to public charging and ease of use for all drivers. This is something close to Osprey’s heart, so we’re delighted to be the first CPO partner of Motability Operations. We look forward to seeing the feedback from drivers, which will help us continue to set the bar for inclusivity and user-friendly charging for all.

Ian Johnston, CEO of Osprey Charging