Government touts £1.6bn plan to drive ten-fold increase in EV charge points by 2030

Michael Holder
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The government wants 300,000 public EV chargepoints across the country by 2030
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The government wants 300,000 public EV chargepoints across the country by 2030

Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy expected to set out roadmap for expanding charging network to support fossil fuel car phase out

The government plans to funnel £1.6bn towards expanding the UK's electric vehicle (EV) charging network over the remainder of the decade, setting a target today for drivers to have access to around 300,000...

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