The land of fjords and electric mobility: how Norway is creating the world’s most advanced car market with privileges for e-cars

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This is an automated machine translation of an article published by Business Insider in a different language. Machine translations can generate errors or inaccuracies; we will continue the work to improve these translations. You can find the original version here. Norway has been setting an impressive pace in the transition to electric mobility for years. In 2013, e-cars still had a market share of around six percent in the Scandinavian country.

That may not sound like much at first. But by international standards, it was an impressive figure. In Germany, the share was a negligible 0.2 percent at the time. In 2020, the Stromer led for the first time Since then, of course, a lot has happened in Germany. In 2020, electric cars already accounted for 6.7 percent of new registrations in the Federal Republic. Compared to the previous year, that's an increase of a whopping 207 percent. And yet the Scandinavians still lead the world in per capita terms. At the more...