25 March 2022: Alongside the publication of the Government’s EV infrastructure strategy, the Government have published their response to the recommendations in our market study into electric vehicle (EV) charging in the UK, published in July 2021.
23 July 2021: We have published the final report of our market study into electric vehicle charging. We have set out a package of recommendations to unlock greater investment, promote competition and build people’s trust in this sector.
1 March 2021: Since launching the study, the CMA has been gathering information and discussing issues with a range of stakeholders. We are in the process of reviewing the information / evidence provided and carrying out analysis as set out in our ITC.
2 December 2020: The CMA has launched a market study into the electric vehicle charging sector in the UK. We are considering 2 broad themes:
how to develop a competitive sector while also attracting private investment to help the sector grow
how to ensure people using electric vehicle chargepoints have confidence that they can get the best out of the service
We are inviting comments by 5 January 2021 on the issues raised in the invitation to comment, including from interested parties such as chargepoint providers, industry bodies, regulators, local authorities and consumer groups.
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