UK risks missing window to become global player in EV battery revolution

A report from the Green Finance Institute’s Coalition for the Decarbonisation of Road Transport (CDRT) has found that the UK can become a global player in electric vehicle (EV) batteries if billions of pounds are invested now to build a battery supply chain.

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15-fold increase in number of EV models available since 2011

Massive investment by car manufacturers since 2011 means today’s electric vehicle buyers can benefit from a 15-fold increase in choice of model, as well as, on average, more than three times the battery range compared with a decade ago, according to new research by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

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Automotive industry leaders to gather in North East for EV manufacturing push

Bosses from some of the UK’s biggest electric vehicle, battery and component manufacturers will gather in Sunderland next month to discuss how best to secure the future of the automotive industry in the North East, by delivering investment, growth and jobs for the region.

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SMMT figures show more EVs were sold in March than in the whole of 2019

Lat month (March 2022) saw the highest volume of electric vehicle (EV) registrations ever recorded in a single month, with more registered in the month than during the whole of 2019.

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bp pulse have revealed more details of their £1bn infrastructure boost

First announced alongside the Government’s EV Infrastructure Strategy bp have announced plans to invest £1 billion in electric vehicle charging in the UK, supercharging the roll-out of fast, convenient charging across the country.

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£10.8bn has been dedicated to EV production and gigafactories since 2011

The automotive industry has called for all stakeholders to match its commitment to deliver zero emission mobility, as new analysis by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reveals some £10.8 billion has been dedicated to UK electric vehicle production and gigafactories since 2011, with billions more invested globally to bring new technology to market.

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