In July 2017 the government confirmed that it will end the sale of all new conventional petrol and diesel cars and vans in Britain by 2040 to tackle air pollution. This will surge demand of ultra-low emission vehicles such as plug in cars and vans.
According to statistics from nextgreencar.com, the last few years, has shown a huge surge in demand for electric vehicles in the UK. The figure of 3,500 new Electric Vehicle registrations recorded in 2013, increased by the end of the first quarter of 2018 to a whopping 155,000.
Car manufacturers are stepping up production to meet the demand with VW, predicting that their own EV car sales targets will soon exceed one million vehicles per year.
If EVs are going to be on the road in significant numbers, we’ll need a reliable and wide-ranging charging infrastructure to make it work. This offers a great opportunity for electricians already equipped with the skills and experience needed to carry out electric vehicle charging point installations and maintenance.
This course will help to future proof your skills within the electric vehicle charging point installation sector.