12 Jan '18, 7pm

Growth of Electric and Hybrid Car Sales in Norway Surpassed 50% in 2017

OSLO, Norway — The sales of EV´s and hybrids made up 52% of all new car sales in 2017, up 12% from the previous year, according to the independent Norwegian Road Federation (OFV). Norway`s autonomous vehicle industry has benefitted from a deed in the form of subsidies that effectively promoted such growth. This accomplishment sets Norway ahead globally in replacing hydrogen-fueled vehicles with greener transportation, a fact highlighted by a statement from OFV chief Oeyvind Solberg Thorsen, who said: “For the first time, we have a fossil fuel market share below 50 percent.” The achievements of Norway have gone far in the green energy sector, generating most of its electricity from hydropower, and decidedly supporting EV´s upcoming into the non-fossil fuel automobile market to the leading point it holds today, thus helping to reduce air pollution and climate change. Not onl...

Full article: https://www.greenoptimistic.com/norway-electric-car-sales...

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