Germany will boost the electric car, tapped the #Dieselgate


The traditional bet for europe to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) have passed in favour of the diesel engine, but this approach is increasingly questioned. Yes, there have been reductions in exchange of fire emissions of oxides of nitrogen (NOx) and particulate matter (PM).

however, there remains the electric car, which makes a much more efficient use of energy and reduces greenhouse gas emissions without increasing to change other contaminants. It is a more efficient approach, but that needs a breeding ground suitable for takeoff in sales.

To the facts I refer to, the electrical are growing in those markets where they have a treatment evident of favor on the internal combustion or the purchasing power of the population is high: California, Norway, Holland, etc, Germany is not a country at the top of that list, but there is room for improvement.


A greater ease in reloading is, without doubt, an important factor to increase the popularity of the electric, since not all movements can be studied and regular. There has to be room for improvisation or travel, and there the infrastructure is vital.

At the end of last year there were a few to 2,400 charging points in Germany, of which, 100 support quick recharge: around 80% of the batteries charged in half an hour. Compare that figure with 19,000 electric circulating on the road network of the locomotive of Europe. You would multiply by five the number of charging points.


Sales of models el├ęctros and plug-in hybrids in Europe, from 2010

This measure will help, but you must go further: reduce taxes, give more facilities, subsidies… do Not need to subsidize the entire world, but a critical mass of users is needed for the numbers to grow. If there are users of electric cars, the more interest there will be in the private sector to provide its products and services.

And so, little by little, begins to walk, the snow ball, and to grow.

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