Germany seeks to up the pace of electric vehicle transition

The German government will urge its auto industry to back plans to massively expand the country’s electric car charging network at a summit today

The German government will urge its auto industry to back plans to massively expand the country’s electric car charging network at a summit today. 

German chancellor Angela Merkel will host industry and trade union representatives for a meeting to sign off on a ‘masterplan’ for electric mobility that envisages installing a million charging points across the country by 2030.

In her weekly podcast, Merkel said on Sunday that she would discuss how industry will be involved in meeting the charging network targets as part of a broader strategy to give people “confidence to buy an electric car”.

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