Could the COVID-19 lockdown lead to an explosion of EVs?
Ssylvan Filippi of Envision Virgin Racing thinks a tidal wave of EVs could be on the horizon
There's no doubting the environmental impact that the COVID-19 lockdown has had. Air pollution has decreased by as much as 80-90% in some areas, showing just how big an influence internal combustion vehicles have on the air around us.
Becky Evans and Envision Virgin Racing have been producing a series on YouTube called 'Lockdown Lowdown', and the first episode has seen Becky interview the Team Principal Sylvain Filippi, discussing what it takes to run a race team during lockdown, as well as the impact this pandemic will have when the automotive world opens back up again.
Looking at the air pollution stats, has this global situation inspired you to think about buying an electric car? Cast your vote in the poll below: