• EVs and Charging Stations New European Labeling

    LABELLING FOR ELECTRICALLY RECHARGEABLE ROAD VEHICLES AND CHARGING INFRASTRUCTURE INFORMATION FOR CONSUMERS GENERAL INFORMATION   In order to help consumers understand the new EV labels appearing on new vehicles and what that means for charging, the European Union has agreed new labelling requirements for newly produced vehicles and charging stations. As of 20 March 2021, a new harmonised set of labels to help identify compatible recharging options for electric road vehicles will appear…


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  • Short History of Romanian Electric Mobility

    In 1973, Icpe laid the foundations of the first Romanian research in the field of electric mobility in history. At the Institute of electrotechnical research (Icpe.ro) is founded the first team that would develop electric mobility at national level. A project with such interesting achievements that it was documented by the BBC (Bicicleta electrică – O inventie românească – YouTube).


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  • Overview of Romanian eMobility 2020

    To start in chronological order, we remind you that 2019 was a spectacular year in terms of the evolution of electromobility in Romania. In 2019, we brought a BOOM of EV registrations. The most popular models being the Renault ZOE, Nissan Leaf and BMW i3, especially due to the adoption by the car-sharing and ride-taxi providers of these electric models. The three models totaled over 1000 units registered in a single…


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  • [Study] PHEV Test in Bucuresti

    PHEV test in Bucuresti Nicolae Icpe, Bucuresti, Romania Abstract The paper presents the analysis of two passenger cars with plug-in hybrid technology on daily use in the city of Bucuresti. Cars have been tested according to several parameters under different conditions of traffic, driving style and ambient temperature. The results were then compared. Keywords: plug-in hybrid, electric vehicles, electro mobility Received: 09 11 2019 1. Introduction The transition from ICE vehicles to pure electric vehicles…


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  • Overview of Romanian eMobility 2019

    The level of transparency with regards to the e-mobility ecosystem within the Romanian market remains relatively limited. Key questions such as … What is the development status of E-mobility in Romania and how does this fare against the more mature markets? Which factors are driving E-mobility developments in Romania and how have these evolved over time? How does the TCO of xEVs fare against vehicles powered…


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  • Rabla Plus 2020 Incentives

    The Rabla Plus program is aimed at those who want to buy an electric or hybrid car, by granting a subsidy that covers part of the price of the vehicle. Grants vary depending on the type of vehicle and are offered in a limited number each year. The conditions that the cars must meet Those who want to buy pure electric cars can receive eco-labels worth 45,000 lei (~9500 Eur), without…


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  • 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 for the 10k euro Eco ticket were depleted. 2019 is also…


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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 infrastructure for the supply of electric vehicles. Eligible…


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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 quickly to shift away from the internal combustion engine. The…


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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 2,7 % for the first half year. The trend, so…


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