Scandinavia charging ahead with EV network, plans Europe's first EV battery plant

March 08, 2017

Finnish semi-state utility provider Fortum has announced it will build the first high-power (150-350kW) charging corridor between the Nordic capitals...

Vattenfall switching entire 3500-vehicle fleet to EVs

February 09, 2017

Vattenfall, Sweden’s state-owned electricity producer, is converting its whole fleet to electric vehicles (EVs). The move will see, over the next five years, more than 3500 cars and LCVs replaced, and forms part of the company’s ambition to be completely climate-neutral by 2050...

EV-Box expands in the Nordics as Norway enjoys record sales

February 03, 2017


OEMs must develop a new business model for plug-in cars, study says

February 01, 2017

A study of consumers in countries including Germany and Norway has found that OEMs will need a new business model as they become mobility companies. This will require a focus on a vehicle’s total cost of ownership (TCO) rather than on purchase prices or traditional lease rates...

Concerns electric cars could be more polluting than fossil fuels in key markets

December 19, 2016


EU governments join deal to acquire 300,000 electric vehicles

November 17, 2016


Dutch EV subsidies under threat

November 15, 2016


Norway extends EV incentives to 2020

November 11, 2016


National laws disrupt drive for cleaner cars

October 31, 2016


Oslo scraps bid for car-free city

October 24, 2016


Norway bids for zero emissions by 2025

October 03, 2016

The Norwegian prime minister is targeting a zero-emission new car market by 2025. Speaking ahead of the country’s budget debate on Thursday (October 6), Erna Solberg said taxes would steadily increase for diesel and petrol to encourage use of alternative fuels and public transport over the next few years...

Norwegian minister attacks petrol and diesel as ‘thing of the past’

September 19, 2016