Current policy is insufficient for previous emissions targets and must be ramped up if net zero is to be reached, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has said.
Sales of battery electric vehicles (BEV) in the UK have soared by 61%, according to new figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
In this round-up of electric vehicle news, Engenie targets Cardiff for the installation of rapid chargers and two companies join the EV100 initiative to install new charging infrastructure.
Delivery firm DPD has appointed Rolec EV for the rollout of charge points across 60 UK sites as it continues its EV expansion.
Infrastructure fund manager Zouk Capital is expanding its EV portfolio, taking a majority stake in Italian e-mobility firm BE Power.
Electric vehicle technology is ‘leaping ahead' of the government’s understanding, Andy Robinson, head of ULEV infrastructure at Transport Scotland, has said.
Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has partnered with Shell-owned EV charging operator NewMotion to install 166 smart charge points at one of its sites.
Large-scale deployment of EVs is being curbed by a lack government support for charging infrastructure, as well as high production and purchase costs.
The government has confirmed that only ‘smart’ electric vehicle chargepoints can be installed from July next year.