15 April 2021
A survey by Electric Vehicle Association (EVA) England of 1,000 drivers found widespread support for the rollout of contactless credit and debit card payments and the ability to use one charge card across multiple networks. Chargepoint customers also want to see higher levels of reliability of service.
EVA England carried out the survey to inform its response to the UK Government’s consultation on the ‘Consumer Experience at Public Electric Vehicle Chargepoints’.
The survey also highlighted the importance of the public charging network even to those with off-street parking, with 92% of electric vehicle drivers relying on the public charging network at least once a month.
Based on the results of the survey, EVA England has made the following recommendations to Government:
Gill Nowell, media spokesperson and a Director at EVA England said: “We recognise that the pace of chargepoint deployment is increasing and that the infrastructure going in the ground today is greatly improved from that which was being installed even five years ago. However, we encourage Government to intervene now in order to ensure that all charging infrastructure is reliable, safe and user-friendly, across all driver groups.”
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