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Government unveils new EV chargepoint design

12 November 2021/Categories: CILT, Industry News, Transport Planning, Net-Zero


The UK government has unveiled a new design for electric vehicle chargepoints. 

 

Showcased in the UK Pavilion at COP26 and designed together with the Royal College of Art and PA Consulting, the concept prioritises inclusivity and ease of use, designed with consumers, local government, accessibility groups and industry.

 

The design concept will provide greater choice to industry and local government, as well as raise awareness and generate excitement around electric vehicles.

 

This builds on government’s goal to make sure everyone benefits from the transition to zero emission transport. 

 

ZEVs are already cheaper to run in the UK than petrol or diesel cars and are expected to become cheaper to buy in the coming years.

 

As one of the new Glasgow Breakthroughs launched by the Prime Minister at the World Leaders Summit, 30 countries have agreed to work together to make zero emission vehicles the new normal by making them accessible, affordable, and sustainable in all regions by 2030 or sooner.

 

UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said: “To support the transition to EVs, it’s integral that we have the infrastructure to support it. My vision is for the UK to have one of the best EV infrastructure networks in the world, with excellent British design at its heart.” 

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