EVA England launches EV public charging survey.



Please complete the EVA England public survey.

EVA England is calling on EV owners to complete its online survey by the 15th of March 2021.  The survey focuses on public charging and other EV-related issues. The association has made the move following the government’s proposals to improve confidence in the public charging network.  The results will be used as part of its response to the consultation.

Gill Nowell, director of EVA England, commented: “This is an important opportunity for EV drivers to have their voice heard on topics close to their heart, namely ‘can I find a charger, can I easily pay, and does it work’?”

Help shape the future of public charging in the UK.

The Office for Zero-Emission Vehicles (OZEV) wants to improve the EV customer experience at public charging points in the UK. They are looking at introducing regulations in the following 4 areas:

  • making it easier to pay
  • opening up Charge Point data
  • using a single payment metric
  • ensuring a reliable network. Allowing easy access to charging infrastructure is key to making the switch to EVs as easy and smooth as possible.

Confidence in EV charging infrastructure.

In this consultation, the government sets out proposals that will enable EV drivers to simply and easily locate available charge points. The charge should be easy to pay for and reliable to use  Regardless of where they are going in the UK driver need to know they can rely on the public charging network for any journey they take. It is hoped this will reduce range anxiety and position the UK as a world leader in EV charging infrastructure.

EVA England’s survey will run for three weeks until 15 March 2021.

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