Plans for electric cars crash against the problem of installing on-street chargers

On-street ‘refuelling’ presents potential roadblocks in the rollout of the technology as infrastructure falls short

13 October 2021 - 19:25 By Nick Carey and Tina Bellon

European and US cities planning to phase out combustion engines over the next 15 years first need to plug a charging gap for millions of residents who park their cars on the street.

For while electric vehicle (EVs) sales are soaring in Europe and the US, a lag in installing charging infrastructure is causing a roadblock...

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