DfT release latest EV charging statistics

The latest electric vehicle charging statistics released by the Department for Transport (DfT) show that since 1 July 2021 the number of public devices has increased by 31%, corresponding to a total of 7,637. The number of rapid devices increased by 31%, with an additional 1,423.

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DfT has spent 15 times more on private than public EV chargers, analysis reveals

A FairCharge analysis of Department for Transport (DfT) figures has revealed that public money spent on installing off-street residential Electric Vehicle (EV) chargers is more than just over 15 times what has been spent on public on-street residential chargers.

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20 electric trucks hit the road as part of DfT trial

Twenty DAF LF Electric vehicles are entering service with a range of public bodies including the National Health Service (NHS) and local authorities, as part of the Battery Electric Truck Trial (BETT) funded by the Department for Transport (DfT).

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£1.3 billion West Midlands transport investment programme confirmed

The Department for Transport (DfT) has confirmed a £1.05bn grant to transform road, bus, rail, tram, cycling and walking infrastructure across to the West Midlands, including investment in EV charging. The City Region Sustainable Transport Settlement (CRSTS) money, topped up with local funding, will deliver £1.3bn investment over the next five years.

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EV Energy Taskforce report identifies five key ‘enabling conditions’ to help with rollout of charging infrastructure

A report published by the Electric Vehicle Energy Taskforce shows that the UK can deliver the tenfold increase in charge points needed to hit Net Zero but identifies five key ‘enabling conditions’ that must be met.
The Taskforce has calculated that the UK needs between 253,000 and 661,000 extra chargepoints by 2035 (with a central estimate of 490,000).

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