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Government policies on electric vehicles

Electric vehicles (EVs) are in the news again this week. Last week, I gave some information about what manufacturers are doing and how EV uptake will be driven by consumers - as the costs of a new electric vehicle reduce over time; eventually becoming cheaper than a traditional internal combustion vehicle. The news this week is all about Governments and what they're doing to increase uptake of electric vehicles. This week saw an announcement by the UK indicating that sales of

The future of personal mobility?

This coming week, on the 28th of July, Tesla is expected to deliver the first 30 Model 3's - with a further expectation to deliver 100 cars in August and 1,500 in September. This will no doubt trigger a great deal of media interest and continued reporting on forecasted uptake of electric vehicles. Both the Chevrolet Bolt (for which the first deliveries were in December 2016) and the Tesla Model 3 are considered to be mass market electric vehicles. These are long range electri