09 Jul '18, 1pm

UK launches Road to Zero electric car initiatives

Shell charging station in Britain (higher res) Enlarge Photo British Transport Minister Chris Grayling on Monday introduced a comprehensive package of laws aimed at speeding the adoption of electric cars in the country. Known as the Road to Zero, the package will ban sales of pure gasoline and diesel cars, require charging stations to be included in all new homes and offices, and equip every streetlight adjacent to parking with a power outlet, according to a report in British car magazine AutoExpress . The package includes $534 million (£ 400 million British pounds) in incentives to build charging infrastructure across the country. "The strategy sets out a package of measures to ensure that electric vehicle drivers will be able to easily locate and access charging infrastructure that is affordable, efficient and reliable," Minister Grayling said in a statement announcing t...

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