Reply to post: Re: I've been pointing this out for years.

Electric cars to create new peak hour when they all need a charge

Phil O'Sophical Silver badge

Re: I've been pointing this out for years.

the cost of my motoring so far this month has been £42.60 and I've done more than 1000miles.

Yes, but 61% of road fuel price is tax + duty. No government is going to give up on that, whether you get your power from the grid or home PV. Electric cars are only significatly cheaper to "fuel" because they aren't a big enough market yet.

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