Millions of pounds investment in electric car infrastructure

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin makes Credit: ITV

The Transport Secretary, Patrick McLoughlin, is in the region today as he announced millions of pounds will be invested in electric car infrastructure.

Drivers with plug-in vehicles are set to benefit from a £37 million funding package for home and on-street charging and for new charge points for people parking plug-in vehicles at railway stations.

The £37 million funding for the package comes from the government’s £400 million commitment to increase the uptake of ultra low emission vehicles and is available until April 2015.

Mr McLoughlin made the announcement in Sunderland this morning.


Electric car investment

The Government has announced £37 million of investment for electric car infrastructure.