Chancellor revs up driverless car industry with £400m charging investment

Connected and Autonomous Vehicle trials
With predictions the UK driverless car industry will be worth £28bn to the UK economy and employ 27,000 people, it was not surprising to see the Chancellor focus on this sector. To support the transition to zero emission vehicles, the government will regulate to support the wider roll-out of an electric vehicle charging infrastructure. It will invest £200m and this will be matched by private investment into a new £400m Charging Investment Infrastructure Fund. It will also commit to electrify 25% of cars in central governme... For the full story register now for free or login below...