Research comes as UK Chancellor Philip Hammond announces £400m Electric Vehicle infrastructure fund
New research from npower Business Solutions has found that the British manufacturers are holding back on investing in Electric Vehicles (EVs) 염소 시뮬레이션 다운로드. 39% of the senior decision makers at British manufacturers interviewed for the study said that they will not be investing in EV technology and infrastructure until after 2025, although this is 6% less than in British businesses overall 곰플레이어 구버전 다운로드.
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The research comes as Philip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer, announced a new set of measures in the Budget to boost the EV market in the UK gbc 다운로드. These measures include £400m to be invested in charging infrastructure, and a tax break for people who charge their electric vehicles at work.
Jason Scagell, Director of Vehicle Charging Solutions at npower, comments: “Given the slow pace at which manufacturers are currently looking to deploy EVs, the Chancellor’s investment package has come at a great time 바람계곡의 나우시카 다운로드. More work remains to be done in clearly setting out the benefits of EVs to manufacturers, and this will need to be carried out on the broadest possible level, bringing together government, business and the EV industry itself to build a coherent country-wide EV strategy.”
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