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UK needs to ‘catch up’ and lead on EV transition, senior lawmaker says

By Jakub Krupa and Sam Clark
  • 15 Jun 2022 15:39
  • 15 Jun 2022 15:39
The UK government "really needs to catch up" with Europe and California on the pace of transition toward electric vehicles, accelerating its investment in charging infrastructure, a senior British lawmaker said today.

Speaking at a London conference*, Labour lawmaker Alex Sobel said that the UK policies are "a little bit behind where everybody

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Jakub Krupa

Senior Correspondent

Jakub joined MLex’s London team in August 2020 to report on topics including data privacy and security, cybersecurity, and telecom regulation, focusing on EU & UK regulatory and legal risk in the telecoms, media and technology (TMT) sectors. He is currently working on MLex's coverage of future mobility, in particular the rise of connected, electric and autonomous vehicles.

Sam Clark


Sam has covered data privacy and security in the UK and Ireland for MLex since November 2021. He previously covered data protection for trade publication Global Data Review, as well as reporting on technology, media and telecoms businesses for S&P Global. He has a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in journalism, both from the University of Kent.

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