The government has published new league tables showing which regions of the UK have the most charging points for drivers of electric vehicles. The most per 100,000 people are in London, followed by Scotland, while Yorkshire is the worst by that measure. Outside London, Orkney and Milton Keynes have the most. But Barrow-in-Furness and Scilly each have none. The government is offering local authorities £5m in funding for new charging points.
BBC 2nd Nov 2019 read more »
Scotland is streets ahead of many parts of the UK for charging an electric car. Department for Transport data shows that per 100,000 people, there are more charging points north of the border than anywhere outside London.
Times 2nd Nov 2019 read more »
Scotland is spending twice as much as the rest of the UK on electric vehicle chargers and has the highest density outside London, figures showed today.
Scotsman 1st Nov 2019 read more »
The final part of our week-long electric vehicle (EV) series examines whether Britain is ready to meet demand for charging points. Part 1 asked if the world was ready for EVs; part 2 looked at the battle to control rare earths; part 3 revealed the importance of gigafactories to UK automotive; and part 4 looked at the science behind transformative EV battery technologies.
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