01 Jul '11, 2am

Businesses to kick-start electric vehicle roll out - #csr #sustainability #green

Businesses will be at the heart of the government's strategy to have tens of thousands of electric vehicles (EV) on the UK's roads by 2015 and could even profit from employees' recharging on their premises. Plans published yesterday by the Department for Transport discount installing "a chargepoint on every corner", instead focusing on incentivising businesses and property owners to install recharging infrastructure. FURTHER READING Mayor launches Source London EV charging network Renault Fluence set to be UK's 'most affordable' electric car Flooding cities with public charge points would leave them "underutilised and uneconomic", says the paper, Making the Connection: the Plug-In Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy . Instead, EV infrastructure will be targeted at supermarkets, retail centres and car parks, with some on-street points available for those without off-street park...

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