Policy - 01/March/2018

Danish businesses drive electric revolution, but government remains in park mode

Jeppe Juul, recently appointed president of the board of Transport & Environment (T&E), the Brussels-based organisation that helped break the dieselgate scandal, in conversation with FORESIGHT on his hopes and frustrations about the future of EVs.

While Denmark is leading many aspects of the energy transition, the move away from fos-sil fuels to electric vehicles is not one of them. Only 1.5% of new cars bought in Denmark in 2017 were electric or plugin hybrids compared to around 40% in Norway. The reason for this is simply politics. ...

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