Electric cars in Norway are presently exempt from registration taxes that can go as high as 100% of the purchase price on conventional cars, but a new proposal based on vehicle weight could add as much as $12,000 to the price of new electric car like the Tesla Model X.
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Unofficial Tesla evangelist Bjørn Nyland uncovered what is, in all likelihood, the world’s largest EV-charging-enabled parking structure, which features a whopping 102 charging stations.
Around 37% of all new personal vehicles sold in Norway last month were plug-in electric vehicles, according to recent reports.
The world’s largest EV charging station is now open for business about 60 kilometers north of Oslo, Norway. It features 20 Tesla Superchargers, four CHAdeMO/CCS fast chargers, and four 22 kilowatt chargers.
The Netherlands is considering legislation that would ban the sale of any new cars that are not zero emissions by 2025. It will take a lot of hard work to make that goal a reality.
How do you cross a storm tossed fjord that is 3000 feet wide and 4,300 feet deep? Norway is exploring the use of floating tunnels tethered to pontoons on the surface. The idea may be more sensible than it sounds at first.
The Norwegian Consumer Disputes Commission has ruled that Tesla must pay owners of its Model S P85D $6,000 to compensate them for missing horsepower.
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A report from the IEA says 1.26 million electric cars were sold worldwide in 2015. That’s a good sign, but there is a long way to go before electric cars go mainstream.
Norway, the Netherlands, and India are considering life without fossil fueled vehicles. In the US, political leaders are more worried about bathrooms and refugees than whether mankind is destroying the earth.
In the wake of the COP21 carbon emissions summit in Paris and the new attitude toward climate change embraced by the Justin Beiber Trudeau administration, the province of Quebec has proposed sweeping new regulations designed to dramatically increase the number electric vehicles on its roads and highways. The plan would include fines for manufacturers that […]
H2 Logic in Norway will unveil the first of its second generation hydrogen refueling stations this fall. They are smaller and use the excess energy from energy positive buildings to power hydrogen production.
Tiny Norway with a population of around 5 million now has more than 106,000 electric or plug-in cars registered in the country. Electric cars are now more than 25% of monthly sales.
EV sales in Norway were more than 60% of the new car market in Norway in March. Norway has some of the most aggressive EV incentives in the world as it works to make all new cars zero emissions by 2025.
Tesla has begun shipping its cars to Norway on LNG powered ferries owned by Nor Lines. Going by sea will eliminate the diesel emissions from hundreds of car transports a year.
Tesla says the cause of a fire in a Model S in Norway last January was a short circuit inside the car’s electrical distribution box. It says it will update the software in all its cars to provide more security against fires in the future.