• Net-Zero Road Transport By 2050 Still Possible, As Electric Vehicles Set To Quintuple By 2025

    Last internal combustion vehicle must be sold by 2038 to achieve net-zero global fleet by 2050; urgent policy action key, especially on heavy commercial vehicles finds BNEF   London and New York, June 1, 2022 – The road transport sector can still reach net-zero emissions by 2050 through electrification, but urgent action is required from policymakers and industry participants. Certain segments, such as buses and two- and three-wheelers are close to being…


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  • Electric cars: Half of all chargers in EU concentrated in just two countries

    Brussels, 22 June 2022 – New data analysis from the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) shows that half of all charging points for electric cars in the European Union are concentrated in only two countries – the Netherlands (90,000 chargers) and Germany (60,000). These two countries make up less than 10% of the entire EU surface area. The other half of all chargers are scattered throughout…


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  • Joint industry position on the batteries regulation

    The industrial associations covering different aspects of the battery value chain, from raw materials supply to battery manufacturing, users of batteries, and recyclers express their concern about key elements considered in ongoing debates in the European Parliament and the Council on the Batteries Regulation proposal, and provide recommendations for achieving shared goals. Our associations have welcomed the publication…


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  • EV Volumes 2022

    Global EV sales reached 6,75 million units in 2021, 108 % more than in 2020. This volume includes passenger vehicles, light trucks and light commercial vehicles. The global share of EVs (BEV & PHEV) in global light vehicle sales was 8,3 % compared to 4,2 % in 2020. BEVs stood for 71 % of total EV sales, PHEVs for 29 %. The Global auto market improved by only…


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  • EV Incentives – Rabla Plus 2022 Updates

    The guides for the Rabla Classic and Rabla Plus 2022 ecotickets incentives programs were sent for publication in the Official Governmental Monitor on 02.02.2022. Following the publication, the Rabla Clasic and Rabla Plus 2022 programs will be launched, no later than February 8 In 2021, the two government programs began on April 26 for both individuals and legal entities. Last month, the Minister of Environment, Waters and Forests, Barna Tanczos, declared…


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  • 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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  • 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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