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Mobility 2030 - Investment in Electric Vehicle infrastructure

Mobility 2030 - Electric Vehicle infrastructure

There is no doubt that take up of electric vehicles in the UK will accelerate, but when?

Simon Virley - Partner and Head of Power and Utilities

Partner and UK Head of Energy & Natural Resources

KPMG in the UK


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One of the first features of the mobility ecosystem to become truly widespread will be electric vehicles (EV). To make this happen will require a step change in investment into the infrastructure needed to support EVs. So, what’s holding this back?

This article explores some of the factors inhibiting investment into EV infrastructure:

  • Short and long term customer demand: When are we likely to see the ‘tipping point’ in consumer take up?
  • The cost of obsolescence: Obsolescence is a major issue for investment in EV charge points, which require significant upfront outlay. How can these challenges be overcome?
  • Profitability of running charging networks: The commercial model needs to be proven to attract transformational investment, but what should it look like?

Read the full article (PDF 863.3 KB) to find out more.

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