Norway tops EV charts

Norway is setting the pace in the adoption of electric vehicles with more than 100,000 units now on its roads – but it plans to quadruple that number within three years.

With a population of 5.2 million and EV sales accounting for 20% of all new car registrations, the county now boasts the world’s highest number of electric cars per capita and is saving about 200,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions per year.

Sales have been driven by generous state-funded measures including tax breaks, free city tolls and free parking, have catapulted Norway to the top of the electric car league.