Transport and Covid-19: responses and resources

How Urban Delivery Vehicles can Boost Electric Mobility

Policy Insights

  • Prioritise electrification of vehicles with high mileage and regular daily activity, including LCVs in last-mile delivery.
  • Promote electric light commercial vehicles in cities and tightly regulate combustion-engine vehicles.
  • Strengthen fuel economy standards, zero-emission mandates and economic incentives for light commercial vehicles.
  • Define regulatory requirements and clarify costs for upgrades to the electricity grid needed for electric vehicles.
  • Use vehicle design and components of electric passenger cars to unlock price reductions of electric light commercial vehicles.
  • Strengthen co-operation among stakeholders to reduce investments risks for the manufacturing of electric light commercial vehicles.

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