EV charging stations predicted to be more common than fuel pumps by 2020

Nissan Leaf

Electric vehicle sales were up 31.8% in first six months of 2016 on the same period in 2015; Britain’s charging station supply will need to increase to cope with the demand

Nissan, the builder of the world’s best-selling EV, the Leaf, has predicted that the number of UK charging stations will have surpassed the number of fuel stations in just four years time.

UK demand for electric vehicles grew by a substantial 31.8% in the first six months of 2016 compared with the same period from the year before.

With 19,252 new electric cars registered in 2016 so far, Nissan believes …read more

Source:: Autocar