Lack of specialist technicians will hold up EV roll out


 

A tiny fraction of heavy vehicle technicians have the know-how to work on high voltage vehicle systems, raising concerns that the transition to net zero will be even more challenging than first predicted. Analysis by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) suggested that just 3% of HGV technicians are qualified to work on EVs. It said the estimate was calculated using an evaluation of the number of people obtaining the relevant qualifications as a proportion of the 30,000 mechanics, […]