Whilst much media attention on the surge in demand for electric vehicles has focused on the likes of Tesla Motors, Nissan and Volkswagen, there are numerous businesses looking to take advantage. Consider Pod Point!
Erik Fairbairn is founder and CEO of electric vehicle charging network Pod Point and he believes that the rapid expansion of electric cars will provide significant commercial opportunities for businesses.
As a rough rule of thumb he estimates that for every electric car that gets sold there will be demand for one and a half charging points including those at home and at service stations, workplaces, hotels, retail estates - indeed anywhere and everywhere throughout the network.
According to Pod Point, there are three key factors holding back mass adoption of electric vehicles:
Zap Map shows all the current charging points across the UK. It can be filtered by postcode or other location.
Which other businesses might be worth investing in as the electric vehicle infrastructure grows?
Electric vehicles (EVs, usually referred to as Ultra Low Emission vehicles or ULEVs) run on electricity some or all of the time.
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