• EU News/Updates Jan 2022

    Parliament split over ICE phaseout trajectory   The Commission’s proposed phase-out of internal combustion engines by 2035, as well as the 2020s trajectory in the run-up to this goal, continue to divide Parliament as work on the file advances, with amendment deadlines now having passed for all 3 committees. ENVI rapporteur Jan Huitema (Renew, NL) and TRAN opinion rapporteur Petar Vitanov (S&D, BG) have both proposed more ambitious targets…


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  • How fast-energy EVs use on charging ?

    The list below is only for the models that are available at the end of 2021 in Romania. Romania has over 45 types of BEV models on sale today. The charts differ from vehicle to vehicle because of the different battery chemistry that manufacturers choose for their battery package. The most two common based chemistry technologies are NMC and NCA on which they add different percentages to their base battery package….


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  • Public-private partnership for the location of hydrogen fueling stations for trucks in northern Europe

    Four northern European states, Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Norway, have entered into a cross-border public-private partnership with six companies to invest in a series of hydrogen refueling stations between Hamburg and Oslo. According to a study conducted at the launch of the “Greater 4 H” project, a hydrogen vehicle is powered in 5-12 minutes, making it possible to transport goods without the logistical challenges of loading trucks running on batteries. In…


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  • Romania has EVs ! What about the chargers ?

    In terms of electric vehicles sales and registration, the year 2021 was brilliant in Romania. This year Romania registered more EV’s than all the years combined before 2021. Romania entered 2021 with 6052 EVs on the road and finished the year with 12 870 EVs. More than 90% of the EV SALES were registered inside the incentives program called RABLA PLUS that gives an eco-ticket of 45 000 lei on buying a…


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  • December 2021: EV Statistics and the Baby Boom of Spring

    In terms of electric vehicles sales and registration, the year 2021 was brilliant in Romania. This year Romania registered more EV’s than all the years combined before 2021. Romania entered 2021 with 6052 EVs on the road and finished the year with 12 870 EVs. More than 90% of the EV SALES were registered inside the incentives program called RABLA PLUS that gives an eco-ticket of 45 000 lei on buying a…


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  • AFM new funding program for installing charging stations in small towns

    ORDER for the approval of the Financing Guide for the Effective Gas Reduction Program greenhouse in transport, by promoting the infrastructure for road transport vehicles energy-free: recharging stations for electric vehicles in localities Taking into account the Report of the Administration of the Environmental Fund no. 95 / LAF of 28.10.2021 for the approval of the Guide financing the Program for the Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Transport…


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  • Romanian government has a new directive to electric scooters

    On Monday 4th October, the government published the new rules of conduct for electric scooter drivers, similar to bicycle riders, as well as the technical conditions for electric scooters similar to those provided for bicycles. “In the Government meeting, the Government Decision for amending and supplementing the Regulation for the application of the Government Emergency Ordinance no. 195/2002, regarding the traffic on public roads, approved by the Government Decision no. 1391/2006. We remind…


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  • Electrogrup installs 16 charging stations in Oradea by AFM funding

    The builder and supplier Electrogrup has taken over the site and will shortly start the execution of the contract for the installation of 16 recharging stations for electric vehicles in the public parking lots in Oradea. The project is financed through the Environmental Fund Administration by the City Hall of Oradea through the Directorate for Management of Projects with International Financing. A number of 16…


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  • Global EV Sales for 2021 H1

    EV sales are back on track. A total of 2,65 million new EVs found new owners during the first half of 2021, an increase of +168 % compared to 2020. The recent increases speak hyper-growth but need to be seen relative to the low base of 2020 H1. During the 1st wave of the pandemic, global sales of  EVs stayed -14 % below 2019 H1 volumes as vehicle…


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  • First Romanian EV Bus hits the road

    The first electric bus produced in Romania is in evidence on the streets of the city of Brăila. The local authorities have requested it and are considering releasing an order to the manufacturer in Baia Mare. The bus was presented to the authorities and in the coming days will go on the routes of the city of Brăila. The request came from Brăila City Hall which aims to purchase a…


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