Weighing the cost of the EV revolution

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The rise in the number of electric vehicles being transported in Europe is bringing with it some significant challenges for those carriers tasked with volume shipments. They are having to deal with heavier and higher voltage vehicles that need charging on routes that cross countries with differing regulations on load dimensions

According to some estimates, over a million all-electric or hybrid vehicles are expected to be sold across Europe next year. Spare a thought then for Europe’s finished vehicle supply chains, which must cope with what may be a dramatic shift in the model mix that is moving through them. As the proportion of electric vehicles (EVs) increases, so do the challenges faced by logistics service providers 


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