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– “UK Government Fails to Meet Motorway EV Charging Goal: What Does This Mean for Electric Car Owners?”

Well, it seems like the UK government has missed the mark yet again when it comes to electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure. You see, they had a goal to install charging points every 20 miles along the country’s motorways by 2020, but it looks like they’ve fallen short.

Now, I’m not one to mince words, so I’ll just come right out and say it: this is a massive disappointment. I mean, we’re living in the 21st century, for crying out loud! We should be at the forefront of EV technology, not lagging behind like a punctured Range Rover.

But hey, let’s not dwell on the negatives. The government may have missed their target, but there’s still hope for the future. They’ve recently announced a new target to have a charging point every 50 miles by 2030. Now, call me a pessimist, but that seems like a pretty low bar to set. I mean, we’re talking about a whole decade from now! By then, we should have charging points every 50 feet, not 50 miles.

And don’t even get me started on the patchy coverage of existing charging points. It’s like playing a game of Russian roulette every time you hit the road in an EV. Will there be a charging point at the service station? Or will you be stranded on the hard shoulder, cursing the day you ever thought about going green?

Now, I’m not one to point fingers (OK, maybe I am), but the government really needs to get its act together. The transition to electric vehicles is happening whether they like it or not, so they need to start taking it seriously. And that means investing in proper infrastructure, not just paying lip service to the idea of going green.

So come on, UK government. Let’s pick up the pace and get those charging points installed where they’re needed. The future of motoring depends on it. And if you don’t sort it out soon, I might just have to take matters into my own hands and start installing charging points myself. And nobody wants that.

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