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New Danish Vehicle Taxes Finally In Place

December 5th, 2020 | by Jesper Berggreen

I guess this is "green week of the year" in Danish politics. Not only did the Danish parliament just vote unanimously on ending the fairytale of Danish oil, but a new agreement on car taxes has also fallen into place, finally. However, as with the oil, is it maybe too little too late


69% of Autos Sold in Norway in 2020 Have a Plug

July 9th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Norway continues to be a shining star in the electric vehicle world. In the first half of the year, 48% of automobiles sold in the country were fully electric, a global record for EV market share. Plug-in vehicles represented 69% of auto sales, another global record


7 Fully Electric Vehicles In Norway’s Top 10

June 11th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Last month I published that the Audi e-tron was the king of Norway. That hasn't changed, and it doesn't look likely that anyone's going knock its crown off this year. But never count Tesla out


Audi e-tron Is The New King Of Norway

May 25th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Norway remains one of the most fascinating auto markets in the world. With a 70% plug-in vehicle market share in the first 4 months of 2020, there is nothing that comes close to it. That isn't an overnight figure either — the country has been far ahead of any other market in terms of plug-in vehicle market share for several years


Plug-In Vehicles = 59% of Vehicle Sales in Norway in October

December 5th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

When it comes to electric vehicle adoption, Norway is king of the hill. Nearly 2 out of every 3 passenger vehicles sold in Norway come with a plug. In October, the plug-in vehicle share was 59%, a bit higher than the 56% plug-in vehicle hold for January–October


Skoda Charting Its Own Electric Car Course In Czech Republic Using VW MEB Chassis

March 23rd, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Volkswagen is busy converting its factory in Zwickau, Germany, to a manufacturing facility for electric cars. That's where the range of vehicles it plans to build using its new MEB platform will be built. But Skoda, which is part of the Volkswagen Group, plans to build its own cars based on that chassis in the Czech Republic, where they will get a healthy dollop of Czech seasoning baked in



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