Electric cars to triple market share in Europe amid COVID-19, researchers say

FILE - In this May 13, 2020, file photo, Tesla cars are loaded onto carriers at the Tesla electric car plant in Fremont, Calif. California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday, Sept. 23 that the state will halt sales of new gasoline-powered passenger cars and trucks by 2035. He ordered state regulators to come up with requirements to meet that goal. California would be the first state with such a rule, though Germany and France are among 15 other countries that have a similar requirement. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

Electric vehicles made up 8% of car sales in Europe in the first half of 2020, putting them on track to triple their market share this year, according to an analysis by the NGO Transport & Environment (T&E). While the novel coronavirus pandemic has seen overall car sales plummet, sales of electric cars – which… Continue reading Electric cars to triple market share in Europe amid COVID-19, researchers say