Telecoms and automated/connected vehicles


When does a car become a phone? EV feature development and the telecommunications regulations

It’s only a matter of time before car manufacturers are caught by telecoms regulation, as the tech in electric cars become more sophisticated.

There has been a series of initiatives to encourage us all to switch to electric vehicles (EVs) in place of the traditional internal combustion engine. This follows the UK’s legally binding commitment to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050. From banning the sale of internal combustion engine vehicles in the UK by 2030, and making available £500m in the Automotive Transformation Fund, the race is on to put in place the necessary infrastructure required to charge EVs and to entice the consumer into purchasing an EV.

Key Contacts

Paul Dight

Paul Dight

Partner, Energy and Utilities
United Kingdom

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William Smith

William Smith

Managing Associate, Infrastructure, Projects and Energy
London, UK

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Dr. Nathalie Moreno

Dr. Nathalie Moreno

Partner, Commercial Services and Data Protection
London

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