Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) chief executive Steve Nash and newly-appointed president Jim Saker have said that the “fuel of skills” among car technicians is needed to power Government’s 2030 electric vehicle (EV) ambitions.
The Government’s decision to bring forward the ban on the sale of new internal combustion engine (ICE) cars to 2030 resulted in a spike in engagement of electric vehicles (EVs) on AutoTrader’s marketplace.
Cambria Automobiles were given an opportunity to discuss the challenges facing the automotive retail sector with the Secretary of State for Transport, the Rt Hon Grant Shapps, during a recent showroom visit.
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMTS) has called for a Government incentives and binding charge point infrastructure commitments to boost electric vehicle take-up on the ‘Road to Zero’.
Cambria Automobiles chief executive Mark Lavery has urged his car retail colleagues to lobby Government over an all-out push to Electric Vehicles (EV) which risks catching UK automotive “sleeping at the wheel”.
The National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) has called for a “targeted and consistent approach” to addressing urban air quality and the adoption of electric vehicles (EV) following Bristol City Council’s decision to ban diesel vehicles from its streets.
MPs who suggested that climate change targets require many UK motorists to ‘ditch the car’ completely by 2050 have questioned the commitment of car manufacturers and dealers to the promotion of alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs).
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