Germany looks forward to 1 million electric car charging points by 2030

Volker Kauder and Angela Merkel

Germany should have one million electric car charging stations by 2030, Chancellor Angela Merkel stated in a video message on Sunday, ahead of meetings with the car industry regarding the move to low-emission battery-powered vehicles. “For this purpose, we want to create a million charging points by the year 2030 and the industry will have […]

Tesco, Volkswagen to develop electric vehicle charging network in UK

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Britain’s biggest retailer Tesco and German automaker Volkswagen have teamed up to develop an electric vehicle charging network in the UK, companies stated on Friday. Under the partnership, Tesco and Volkswagen presented more than 2,400 electric vehicle charging bays throughout 600 Tesco stores in the next three years. Electric cars and other vehicles using alternative […]

Germany’s electric vehicle charging points saw 27 percent increase in 2016

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The amount of electric vehicle charging points for public use in Germany increased by 27 percent in 2016, consisting of hundreds more fast-charging units, amidst efforts to increase the technology throughout Europe. Germany now has an estimated of 7,407 charging points, electricity industry group BDEW stated on Friday. Of those included in 2016, 292 units […]