UK lagging on electric vehicles, warns think tank

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IPPR calls for industrial strategy to drive demand for ultra low emission vehicles

The government will today be urged to develop a comprehensive industrial policy to support the fledgling market for battery-powered vehicles, in a new report that warns the UK has fallen behind the rest...

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