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UK's shortage of on-street EV charging highlighted in new study

1 month ago   |   By Autocar

Charge point maker Andersen releases analysis showing best and worst areas in UK for on-street charging
The UK's electric car drivers face a postcode lottery when it comes to using on street charging infrastructure , data reveals.
An analysis undertaken by British home charge point manufacturer Andersen, looking at data from Zap-Map and plug-in cars registered by region, shows a huge variance in availability of on-street charging points depending on where you live.
Unsurprisingly London tops the chart for availability of on-road chargers, with an average of 10 plug-in cars per charge point...
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UK electric vehicle drivers face charging point struggle

UK electric vehicle drivers face charging point struggle

1 month ago   |   By Auto Express

A study by British charging point manufacturer Andersen has revealed that the UK electric vehicle charging infrastructure is still heavily underdeveloped, with parts of the country having to share one on-street charging point between 1,000 vehicles and large discrepancies throughout the nation's regions.
On average, UK EV drivers share one charging station between 55 cars. However, drivers in the South West have just one on-street charger to service every 1,448 vehicles, while those in Yorkshire and the Humber have to share one charging point between 1,019 cars.
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