Staff member
Jan 28, 2019
Motoring campaign group FairCharge, founded by former Top Gear host Quentin Willson in 2021, is urging the Government to take action by reducing the VAT rate on public EV chargers. The aim is to incentivize more drivers to embrace electric vehicles and contribute to the ongoing EV revolution.

As electric vehicle sales surge, the cost of public EV charging has also seen a notable increase. According to Zapmap, rapid charging prices rose by 53 percent between June 2022 and June 2023. Recognizing the impact of these rising costs, FairCharge emphasizes the significance of maintaining affordable charging options.

Quentin Willson, the renowned motoring journalist and founder of FairCharge, has been actively championing the cause for the past 18 months. With the support of 50 parliamentarians, the campaign group’s efforts are gaining traction.

Highlighting the urgency of the transition to electric vehicles, Quentin Willson emphasizes the need for reduced charging costs. He...

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