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Strong media support for T charge and the rise of the electric car

The growing popularity of the electric car has recently been portrayed as both virtually inevitable and predominantly a good thing, with some support coming from sources other than the usual ‘green’ suspects.

Rik Thomas
10 November 2017
On 7 November Metro’s property supplement claimed that electric cars are set to “take over our roads” in the next few years and that property developers are already preparing for this by providing, amongst other things, suitable charging infrastructure
On 7 November Metro’s property supplement claimed that electric cars are set to “take over our roads” in the next few years and that property developers are already preparing for this by providing, amongst other things, suitable charging infrastructure

 

On 23 October the introduction of a ‘toxicity charge’ by mayor Sadiq Khan for the most polluting vehicles entering central London was welcomed in The Guardian by Professor Chris Griffiths, co-director of the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research. “It’s a vital first step towards cleaning up the UK’s dangerously dirty air,” he said. “Air pollution is largely invisible, so it is hard to grasp how much damage it is doing to our health. But… poor air...

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