'It is not too late to save the industry': Why the UK auto sector needs help to seize the EV opportunity

Stuart Stone
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Institution of Mechanical Engineers roadmap calls for 'targeted strategic interventions' from government to ensure the road transport sector can better navigate the EV transition

The UK auto industry may have been divided in its response to the government's controversial decision to delay the date for ending the sale of new internal combustion engine cars by five years, but there...

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