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Metric Group finances local authority EV chargepoint scheme

Tackling the EV infrastructure challenge is a revenue opportunity for local authorities says Chris Wortley

Chris Wortley
01 September 2023
Metric chargepoints
Chris Wortley
Chris Wortley


The UK is sleepwalking into a transport crisis because investment into electric vehicle charging infrastructure is lagging too far behind the expected rise in sales of electric and hybrid vehicles.

There could be anywhere between 8-11 million hybrid or electric vehicles on UK roads by 2030 if uptake is aligned with the government’s Road to Zero targets. It’s critical for action to be taken quickly, if we are going to keep the country moving.

The latest government figures reveal that...

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