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Angela Merkel: Germany Won’t Achieve Electric Vehicle Goals

May 16th, 2017 | by James Ayre

Authorities in Germany had previously stated publicaly that the country was working towards the goal of putting at least 1 million plug-in electric vehicles on its roads by 2020. It looks like this goal won't be achieved, though, going by recent comments from German Chancellor Angela Merkel


China Changing The Auto World, Germany Lagging

April 26th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

A report by the Center for Automotive Research at the University of Duisberg-Essen in Germany predicts the market for new cars in China will exceed 30 million vehicles a year by 2025 and it expects EV sales to make up 30% of that figure. In 2016, EV sales in China amounted to 2.1% of sales. While that number is minuscule in the overall scheme of things, it is still double that of other countries. In China, plug-in hybrids and fully electric cars are known as "new energy vehicles." The CAR report counts both types in its EV sales calculation, according to Forbes


Germany Increased Electric Car Charging Points 27% In 2016

April 17th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

The vitality and satisfaction of early EV adopters keeps on increasing. A vast market of electric car enthusiasts is prompting companies to offer more electric cars and more charging stations. Cleaner air, quieter roads, quieter neighborhoods, and precision autonomous features are where it's at. With all the new varieties, growing ranges, and broadening styles of EVs, consumers see more charging spots at community places as important to their new lives


Nope, Germany Not Banning Non-EVs

June 19th, 2016 | by Guest Contributor

Originally published on Renewables International. By Craig Morris (@PPchef) Translations of recent statements made by top German officials make it sound like [&hellip



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