21 January 2022 #Emissions #SMMT News

“Homegrown battery gigafactories are essential if Britain is to be internationally competitive as an EV manufacturing nation”

15 December 2021 #Emissions #SMMT News

Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive, said: Slashing the grants for electric vehicles once again is

New SMMT analysis reveals that the number of battery electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles potentially sharing a standard public charge point deteriorated from 11 to 16 vehicles per charger between 2019 and 2020.
Only one new charger is currently being installed for every 52 new electric vehicles registered, with cars that can be plugged-in now accounting for one in every six new car registrations.
SMMT calls for commensurate targets for charging infrastructure rollout to ensure all can have the confidence to make the switch to zero emission motoring.

03 November 2021 #Emissions #SMMT News

Latest SMMT outlook forecasts that some 287,000 plug-in vehicles will be registered in 2021 – more than from 2010 to 2019 combined.
Battery electric vehicles forecast to outsell conventional diesel and mild-hybrid diesel cars in 2022.
Industry credits acceleration in growth to wide choice of vehicles, growing public acceptance and incentives.

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