Seven percent – that’s the portion of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids as a percentage of total sales as of the first quarter of this year. There were some 110,000 EVs on British roads at the end of March. And yet the country’s National Grid is planning for 30 million in just two decades. Can it be done? Some would argue that the EV single-mindedness of European governments may blind them to all the challenges associated with the large-scale electrification of transport, such as the need to build charging infrastructure that is capable of handling the expected – or rather hoped-for – surge in EV sales in the coming years. Indeed, infrastructure is a serious concern. A recent study from Deloitte found that almost as much as half of Britons would consider buying an electric car, but a third were concerned that there would not be enough charging points […]