Report: EVs promise £14bn business bonus

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The Tesla Semi electric truck | Credit: Tesla
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The Tesla Semi electric truck | Credit: Tesla

Switching all of Britain's vans and HGVs to electric alternatives could save businesses £14bn a year in fuel costs, new report from Hitachi suggests

If all the of the vans and lorries shuttling around Britain's roads each day were to be switched for electric alternatives, firms could save £14bn every year in fuel costs alone. That's the conclusion...

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