UK has 'long way to go' to build purely electric car market, spending watchdog warns

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National Audit Office calls for long-term, joined-up strategy from the government to ensure every car on the road produces zero emissions by 2050

The government "has a long way to go" to achieve its aim of transforming the car market to selling only 100 per cent electric vehicles (EVs) within 15 years, and to ensure almost every car on the road...

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