26 Sep '11, 11am

Germany leads switch to electric vehicles despite low incentives

Germany leads switch to electric vehicles despite low incentives

Respect to our German cousins this morning as we learn that the German market for electric vehicles is the most buoyant despite offering one of the lowest subsidy rates to consumers in Europe. According to market data released by Jato Dynamics , nearly twice as many electric vehicles were registered in Germany in the first half of 2011 compared to the UK with 1,020 models snapped up in Germany compared to just 599 in the UK. The new findings from the automotive data experts seems to suggest that incentives aren’t the important factor in driving consumer demand for electric vehicles; as demand in Denmark remains stubbornly low despite having the highest potential EV tax exclusions. Although Denmark appears to be a haven for EVs in Europe with tax exclusions that potentially amount to €20,588 per vehicle; there were only 283 registrations in the first half of 2011, represent...

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