Budget “a missed opportunity to help consumers”, says SMMT

Jeremy Hunt’s (pictured) Spring Budget represents a missed opportunity to jumpstart the mass EV transition amid slowing demand for privately bought EVs. After consumer confidence in the EV transition was damaged by last September’s mixed public messaging, and with manufacturers now under an ambitious mandate to sell growing proportions of electric vehicles, the industry was […]

Industry reacts to £200m highways maintenance spending in budget

The highways and transport technology industry has issued its reactions to Chancellor Jeremy Hunt’s measures in the budget which included £200 million for highways maintenance for the financial year 2023-2024. The Department for Transport says it is committed to allocating this funding to local highways authorities so they can most effectively spend this funding on […]


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