BMW Group wants to boost sales of electric and plug-in hybrid cars by two-thirds next year to 100,000 vehicles, Germany’s Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported, citing CEO Harald Krueger.
Poland aims to have 1 million electric cars on its roads by 2025 as it seeks to cut carbon emissions from transport and will offer tax and other incentives, the energy ministry said on Tuesday.
Samsung SDI plans to invest about 400 billion won ($358 million) to build a plant to make electric-vehicle batteries in Hungary, joining the race to build capacity and tap European demand at a time of disappointing Chinese demand.
Nearly 16,000 vehicles run on CNG fuel in the Czech Republic this year. Yet 97 percent of sales of new passenger cars in our country is still on traditional fuels.
Nearly 2,000 people in Germany have applied for the government’s electric car discount scheme, introduced on July 1, and a third of them are buyers of BMW models, a government agency said on Thursday.
Audi aims to have three electric models by 2020 and for electric vehicles to account for 25 to 30 percent of its sales by 2025, CEO Rupert Stadler told a German newspaper.
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