What does the UK government's electric car strategy mean for real estate?

With the ban on new petrol and diesel cars from 2040, it is estimated that two-thirds of vehicles on UK roads will be electric by 2050. On 9 July 2018, the government published its Road to Zero strategy on electric vehicles. The strategy sets out how the government plans to “lead the world” in zero vehicle emissions and a big part of this is ensuring that the UK has the necessary infrastructure to power the vehicles.

John Condliffe, London Real Estate partner, and Kathryn Hampton, senior knowledge lawyer, outline the key points.

Published in the EG Global Investor Guide Autumn 2018

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