NORWAY SHOWS HOW LONG-TERM STATE COMMITMENT TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES CAN CREATE A SUSTAINABLE MARKET

IF evidence was needed to show that consistent government support for sales of electric cars can create a sustainable market, look no further than Norway, the world’s number one country for sales of e-vehicles in 2016. With a market share of 29% for new cars, the Scandinavian country is a leading light in its transition to zero emission cars, noted the Norwegian Electric Vehicles Association (Norsk elbilforening). According to the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) Global EV Outlook 2017, there were 750,000 sales worldwide during 2016, so Norway’s sales ...


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