Government must dangle carrots as well as wave stick to speed take up of electric LCVs


 

A record year for EVs. A record year for home deliveries. What comes next? Ideally, the electric van boom. Up until recently, electric LCVs (e-LCVs) were considered somewhat of a fantasy. Batteries weren’t powerful enough – and were too big and cumbersome – to allow for proper cargo transportation. But manufacturers have since cracked those problems. Advancements in battery technology have made electric LCVs just as viable as electric cars, and as such, there’s a growing number of models available. […]