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EV Readiness with Diode

We are delighted to have joined forces with Diode, an electric vehicle technology start-up, to break down the barriers to EV adoption by using the power of data to educate drivers.

The Diode Charge Platform

Diode has developed an innovative web-based platform, an all-in-one solution that helps businesses, employees and consumers assess their electric vehicle suitability, generate a tailored charge point roll-out plan, and purchase charge points through an automated tender process.

The Diode Charge Platform specifically assesses a business’s EV readiness, by using data to make tailored workplace and home charging recommendations and simplify the purchasing process.

Sign up to receive:

  • EV readiness reports for each employee
  • 5 year charging infrastructure for the business
  • Simplified EV charging procurement process
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How Does it Work?

The Diode Charge Platform helps to break down the barriers to EV adoption by using the power of data to educate drivers, assess EV readiness, make workplace and home charging recommendations, and simplify the charge point purchasing process.

Businesses that go through the simple data collection process with the Diode Charge Platform will receive the following information to help with the electrification process:

Generate Instant EV Readiness Reports to give each employee the right information and confidence to switch.

  • Access to charging including home, workplace, and public charging.
  • Driving behaviour summary to highlight top-level stats, such as average daily mileage.
  • Interactive lifestyle fit tool to simulate vehicle range, charging requirement, and savings.
  • Tax benefit calculator to show annual savings and benefit-in-kind rate.
  • CO2 savings on standard and green energy tariffs compared to current vehicle.


Five-year Charging Recommendation to give you an accurate picture of what’s needed to support your transition to EV.

  • Workplace chargers are required across all site locations and an indicative cost.
  • Home chargers are needed for employees who are both EV ready and can have one installed.
  • Roll-out timeline to show when each workplace and home charger is required.
  • EV readiness status summary across all employees and vehicle types.
  • Running cost and CO2 savings for all vehicles.


Simplified Procurement Process to get the right hardware installed for the best price.

  • The Quote request builder makes creating your tender specification easy in just a few clicks.
  • Site surveys are coordinated and booked on your behalf.
  • The Quote comparison presents your options side by side for like-for-like evaluation.
  • Final consultation to ensure you understand your quotes and are happy with your choice.
  • Installations can be arranged by you directly with our trusted supply partners.

How Anglo Scottish Can Help

After you’ve received your recommendations, the team at Anglo Scottish is on hand to help.

Our vehicle sourcing team can help you find your perfect vehicle, and our finance team will find you the most cost-effect deal to meet your requirements.

Contact us today to find out more.