Policy paper

UK electric vehicle infrastructure strategy

The vision and action plan for electric vehicle charging infrastructure within the United Kingdom.


Taking charge: the electric vehicle infrastructure strategy

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This strategy sets out our vision and action plan for the rollout of electric vehicle charging infrastructure in the UK, ahead of the phase out dates. We intend:

  • to end the sale of new petrol and diesel petrol and diesel vehicles by 2030
  • for all new cars and vans to be fully zero emission at the tailpipe by 2035

Our strategy was informed by:

Published 25 March 2022
Last updated 31 March 2022 + show all updates
  1. Numbers of battery electric vehicles updated from 340,000 to 450,000 to reflect March 2022 figures, on pages 16 and 25. Gridserve investment commitment corrected from £100 million to £1 billion on page 27.

  2. First published.