Germany will take a bold step forward and require every gas station in the country to also installas well.
Reuters reported Thursday the requirement is included in a $146 billion economic recovery plan that's come about in the wake of the pandemic. The goal is to move quicker to transition drivers from polluting vehicles and to zero-emission cars. In fact, the stimulus package will include new taxes for those that purchase SUVs with an internal-combustion engine.
On the other hand, the package also calls for a new $6,800 (at current exchange rates) subsidy toward the cost of an Tesla were the first to .. In the US, the federal government will dish out up to for EV buyers, though as automakers reach a certain number of EVs sold, the credit enters a sunset period. GM and
Charging infrastructure has been a well-documented issue car buyers express when mulling over an EV purchase. With too few stations, "" ensues, or the fear a driver won't have a place to charge their car if the battery runs out of juice.
However, private companies and automakers themselves have worked to remedy the problem with new charging networks across the US and globally. Numerous automakers partnered for thethat will accept any EV regardless of make. Through 2020, the Ionity network should boast 400 chargers total, though the end goal is a charger for every 75 miles of European highway.