• PEVs at the end of 2019

    2019 was the best year in matter of BEVs registrations. In total, at the end of 2018, on the roads there were 1171 BEVs registered. This year only due to Rabla+ and higher stocks on auto-dealers, Romania registers over 1730 units of electric cars. It was the first year since 2016, at the launch of Rabla+, when the funds…

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  • Deadline extended for March 31, 2020

    AFM extends the deadline for municipalities to submit financing applications for charging stations for EVs.. The mayors may submit financing applications for recharging stations for electric cars in the county resident municipalities until March 31, 2020, after the Environmental Fund Administration (AFM) extended the initial deadline to expire on December 13. The objective of the Program is to develop the…

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  • Memorandum of understanding between Romania and Peru

    A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING has been signed on 20th of November 2019 at Lima, Peru regarding the COLLABORATION ON ELECTRIC MOBILITY AND CHARGING INFRASTRUCTURE between : AVER – Association for promoting electric vehicles in Romania   AEDIVE PERU – Asociacion Peruana de Electromovilidad Taking into consideration that transport is the fastest-growing contributor to climate change globally. Other major economies are moving…

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  • EVs in Europe 2019 – H1

    Plug-in vehicle sales in Europe reached 259 000 units in the first half of 2019, 34 % higher than for 2018 H1. These include all Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV) and Plug-in Hybrids (PHEV) in EU and EFTA countries, passenger cars and light commercial vehicles. The plug-in share of the European light vehicle market reached 2,9 % in June and…

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  • Financing for EV Fleets and Charging Networks Start-Ups

    Considering the Strategy on the National Policy Framework for the development of the market regarding alternative fuels in the transport sector and for the installation of the relevant infrastructure in Romania (Annex 1 to the GD no. 87/2018), there were meetings of the working group during which ways to identify the sources of financing available to legal entities intending…

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  • Green Line Valea Jiului

    Two new financing contracts by Regio – Regional Operational Programme (Regio-POR) 2014-2020, totaling 95 million lei, i.e. over 20 million euro, were signed in Hunedoara County for a modern and environmentally friendly transport in the valley Jiu. It is about the investment “Green Line Valea Jiului”, with components 1 and 2, projects that predict the creation of a green line…

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  • Order no. 425/2019 – Ministry of Energy

    PLEASE TAKE NOTE ISSUER: Ministry of Energy PUBLISHED IN: Official Monitor no. 581 of July 16, 2019 in accordance with the: – art. 6 paragraph (4) of Law no. 34/2017 regarding the installation of the infrastructure for alternative fuels; – point 3.5 measure 28 of the Strategy on the National Policy Framework for the development of the market regarding alternative fuels in the transport sector and for the…

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  • Regulation proposal for Slow-Moving Vehicles

    Due to the raising number of e-scooters and the danger that involves unprotected and unexperienced users resulted in multiplication of draft laws to regulate slow vehicle traffic. The latest legislative proposal in this respect belongs to UDMR Senator Cseke Attila and targets vehicles traveling at no more than 25 kilometers per hour. According to the project, these vehicles will be…

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  • Public fleets are required to purchase 10% EV

    Vote in the Senate: Public authorities are required to purchase at least 10% electric and hybrid cars The project, initiated by Călin Popescu Tăriceanu, proposes to amend Article 5 of the Government Ordinance no. 80/2001 on the establishment of expenditure norms for the public administration authorities and the public institutions as follows: “on the date of entry…

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  • First hybrid car made in Romania

    Ford Puma will be a 100% vehicle manufactured in Romania. It will be produced in Craiova at the same time as the first SUV introduced by Ford in Craiova, model EcoSport. Ford Puma will also have a hybrid version. Thus, Ford Puma becomes the first hybrid car to be produced in Romania. The company did not give details about future…

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