Just a few weeks ago, Jaguar Land Rover said it was accelerating investment in EV production in the UK and called on the government to help jump start "giga-scale" battery production.
But that was in the dying days of Theresa May's premiership— a Brexit-bloodied administration that needed to be zapped with more power than even the National Grid could muster to generate a credible response.
True, the May years did see support for the Faraday battery challenge— but could the 'British bulldog spirit' embodied by newly-installed PM . . .