The Competition and Markets Authority investigation into electric vehicle (EV) charging has shifted its focus to ultra-rapid chargers and on-street charging.
Sales of petrol and diesel cars could be curtailed ahead of the Government’s 2030 ban, when it publishes the finer details of its strategy in the spring.
Inadequate charging infrastructure and limited range are biggest barriers to electric vehicle adoption, according to Fleet News poll.
Paul Hollick, chair of the Association of Fleet Professionals (AFP), reacts to Government ending the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans from 2030.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is launching a market study into electric vehicle (EV) charging to make sure that the sector delivers for drivers.
Vehicle data from Epyx suggests that 14% of cars and vans operated by fleets are now either hybrid or battery electric vehicles (BEVs).
The Government should focus on decarbonising the fuel, not the vehicle, a new report into the future of Britain’s automotive industry has said.
Fleet News is asking fleet decision-makers for their views on the diesel and petrol, new car and van ban from 2030.
The Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) has attempted to clarify the types of hybrid cars and vans that will be allowed to remain on sale until 2035.
Fleet and leasing industry welcomes ban but says support will be needed for fleets to make the transition.
New petrol and diesel cars and vans will not be allowed to be sold in the UK from 2030.
The Government has decided to bring forward the ban on new diesel and petrol cars and vans by 10 years from 2040 to 2030, reports suggest.
A coalition of fleets running more than 400,000 cars and vans wants the Government to bring forward the ban on new diesel and petrol vehicles.
Arval is urging fleets to consider rapidly bringing forward their EV plans, with the sale of new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars and vans due to end by 2035.
A planned ban on the sale of new diesel and petrol cars and vans, as well as hybrids, could start as early as 2032, the transport secretary Grant Shapps has said.
Politicians have been accused of 'not living in the real world' after the Government announced it was bringing forward the ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans to 2035.
FleetCheck believes that 2020 could turn out to be a make or break year for diesel.
A diesel ban has moved a step closer in Bristol after the cabinet approved the plan yesterday (Tuesday, November 5).
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