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October 24, 2022

Green regulation is supporting EV growth but investment still lacking

EV Car or Electric vehicle at charging station with the power cable supply plugged in on blurred nature with blue enegy power effect.
EV Car or Electric vehicle at charging station with the power cable supply plugged in on blurred nature with blue enegy power effect.

Electric vehicle charging infrastructure will require huge investment over the coming decades, but powering up this asset class will be far more complex than flicking a switch.

The days of the internal combustion engine are numbered, it seems, as a growing number of jurisdictions introduce measures to phase them out. The EU, for instance, has voted to ban new petrol and diesel powered car and van sales from 2035, similar targets are also in place in multiple other countries, including Canada, China and the UK (although there are variations with some continuing to allow hybrid vehicles after this date).

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