Germany wants to introduce subsidies for electric vehicles and boost the number of recharging stations in the country. By 2020 it wants a million electric vehicles on the road.
Sales of electric cars in Europe have just crossed the 1 million mark, as more consumers are persuaded to opt for green mobility. Can the infrastructure to support the transition from fuel-powered vehicles keep up?
Nissan's Sylphy Zero Emission electric car has started rolling off the production line at a Guangzhou plant in China. It's the first domestically-produced low-cost electric car made specifically for the Chinese market.
During visits to more than 80 auto dealers in five Nordic countries, researchers were, more often than not, told not to buy electric vehicles. Their study calls for clearer government policies on newer car technologies.
Sales of electric and hybrid vehicles have exceeded half of all new registrations in Norway over the past 12 months. The new record was aided by generous subsidies and privileges enjoyed by EV owners.
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