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Half of Norway's new-car sales are now hybrids or electrics

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Norway has achieved yet another milestone in electric-car sales. Europe sales Plug-In Hybrids Norway New car sales plug-in carsThanks to this unique array of circumstances, electric.

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World will follow Norway's lead on electric cars, minister says

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When it comes to electric-car adoption, Norway is unique. Europe Norway plug-in cars transportation policyElectric cars make up a larger share of new-car sales in the Scandinavian country than anywhere, thanks to a very particular combination of factors.

Renault delivered its 100,000th electric car on Friday, in Norway

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Europe Renault sales Norway plug-in cars Renault ZoeFrench automaker Renault hasn't sold nearly as many electric cars as its alliance partner Nissan. But Renault has steadily increased its electric-car sales volumes, particularly in Europe, with its main focus on the subcompact Zoe hatchback. DON'T MISS: Nissan and Renault together now.

World's largest fast-charging site opens in Norway: 28 electric cars can charge, all standards included

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Norway has once again proven to be the friendliest place in the world for electric cars. Norway plug-in cars charging ChaDeMo quick-charge standard charging infrastructure DC Rapid Charging Tesla Supercharger Combined Charging Standard (CCS It's located in Nebbenes, a rural town about 40 miles from the Norwegian capital of Oslo.

World's largest electric-car charging site in parking facility: in Norway, of course (video)

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parking Norway plug-in cars charging infrastructure Charging stationsThat's because his tour of the Vulkan.

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Norway's Goal: All New Cars Will Be Emission-Free By 2025 To Cut Carbon

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Meanwhile, there's Norway. Carbon Footprint Norway climate change plug-in cars transportation policyWith yesterday's release of final EPA rules for reducing carbon emissions from power plants, the stage is set for a major battle over how--and even whether--any carbon emissions in the U.S. may be limited.

Strong demand for Opel Ampera-e in Norway moves up launch date

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Europe General Motors Opel Norway plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Opel Ampera-eJust as the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car is launching in North America, its European cousin is beginning deliveries across the Atlantic. In Europe, General Motors markets the U.S.-built

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One Percent Of Norway's Cars Are Already Plug-In Electrics

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Overshadowed by their spectacular sales success in March, electric vehicles hit a momentous milestone in Norway last month. Fully one percent of Norway''s passenger-car fleet now consists of battery electric vehicles. And this isn''t a case of rounding up, either – this is a full 1 percent.

Norway's Electric Cars: Already Too Popular?

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Thanks to supportive government policies and relatively short average commuting distances, Norway has become the friendliest place in the world for plug-in cars. Is it possible for electric cars to be too popular? Now, there may be too many of them on the country''s roads. The country is starting to have more electric cars than it can handl

Tesla Taxis In Holland Follow Norway In All-Electric Green Cabs

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Model S taxis are already operating Norway--where generous electric-car incentives make the Tesla one of the country''s best-selling vehicles--and now Holland is following Norway''s

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Tesla Model S fire in Norway caused by short circuit in car

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fire battery pack Norway Tesla Motors plug-in cars Tesla SuperchargerThe topic of electric cars and fires is a fraught one, not helped by the recent spate of videos of cheap Chinese hoverboards in flames. Any fire in an electric car tends to make headlines, regardless of whether the facts have been established.

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Electric Cars: 12 Percent Of All New-Car Sales In Norway Last Month

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Norway loves electric cars. So much so that last month, over a tenth of all the new cars sold had a plug.

Tesla Model S Was Best-Selling Car In Norway For September

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Well, here''s a first: The best-selling car in Norway is the Tesla Model S. Silicon Valley startup electric-car maker Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] sold 616 Tesla Model S cars in Norway last month Not the best-selling electric car. Not the best-selling car with a plug.

How Much Is Norway Paying To Promote Electric Cars?

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Geographically small enough to minimize range concerns and with huge financial incentives for going electric, that perhaps isn't surprising.

Norway: The Friendliest Place In The World For Electric Cars

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in the Scandinavian country of Norway. Just last week, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] opened its first Supercharger fast-charge stations outside the U.S.--in With just six stations and 46 charging points, 90 percent of Norwegians live within 200 miles of a Supercharger--well within the 265-mile EPA range of a Model S sedan.

Norway under pressure to cut EV incentives

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Booming electric car sales are becoming an increasing problem for commuters in Norway it is claimed. Electric cars Nissan

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Tesla Hacking, i-MiEV Driven, Norway's Zero-Emission-Car Plan: The Week In Reverse (Video)

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What's Norway's ambitious plan to get rid of gasoline cars altogether? Friday, we wrote about our latest drive of the 2016. The Week In Revers

Envy The Man Who Owns Seven Tesla Electric Cars (In Norway)

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Norway is known for its love of electric cars, but there''s one Norwegian who loves them more than most. A recent Tesla Motors blog post tells the story of a "superowner" in the Scandinavian who not only has a Model S, but also six Roadster sports cars--apparently more Tesla electric cars than any other person on the planet.

Europe's First Six Tesla Superchargers Now Live In Norway

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The first Tesla Supercharger fast-charging stations are now up and running in Europe''s capital for electric cars, Norway. Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] announced via its Twitter feed that 90 percent of Norwegians now live within 200 miles of a Supercharger station--well within the 265-mile range of a Model S.

Nissan Leaf Bumps Tesla Model S To Top Norway Oct Sales Charts

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The Tesla Model S is no longer Norway''s best-selling car--but that title still belongs to an electric car. For the month of October, the Nissan Leaf was Norway''s best-selling car, Reuters reports, with 716 cars sold. percent of all new cars sold in Norway in September--and 3.2 The Leaf accounted for 5.6 That makes it

Tesla Model S Sets Record For Single-Month Sales In Norway

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In the last few years of electric car sales, the only records cars have been breaking are their own. Nissan, for example, has just had its best March ever for Leaf sales. And we know that global electric car sales have doubled each year for the past few years. But now, reports The Wall Street Journal, one electric car has broken an all-time sales

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Nissan LEAF electric car tops sales chart in Norway

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The reign of the electric car remains strong in the key European market of Norway, where the Nissan LEAF was the best-selling car of October.

Which countries have plans for all new cars to be electric, and when?

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India Germany Norway New car sales plug-in cars The Netherlands transportation policyPlug-in electric cars currently make up a fairly small percentage of the millions of new vehicles sold globally. But within the next two decades, they may be the only new cars available for sale in certain countries. DON'T.

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Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Ferry For Bay Area, Electric Ferry In Norway

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Hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles are beginning to hit California roads in small numbers, and soon one or more will be traversing its waters too. Sandia National Laboratories and the Red and White Fleet ferry company plan to operate a "high-speed" hydrogen fuel-cell ferry boat in the San Francisco Bay Area. The project will also require the world's.

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Cars To Vanish From Downtown Oslo Before 2020

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Norway has firmly established itself as the most friendly country in the world for electric cars. DON'T MISS: Norway's Goal: All New Cars Will Be. emissions Norway plug-in cars car free cities cities transportation policyCars with plugs account for a higher percentage of sales there than anywhere else.

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Norway confirms electric car incentives until 2018

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Norway has decided to guarantee its package of support measures for electric cars until at least 2018. A leading country in Europe for electric car uptake, Norway’s decision provides an important boost to the fledgling EV industry, which suffers from doubt over the longevity of support measures in other countries.

Norwegian Electric-Car Club's Scenic Driving Video: Surprise Hit

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Videos Norway plug-in carsNow, some of that enthusiasm for electric cars is going viral.

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AID reports Tesla Model S top-selling car in Norway in first 2 weeks in September

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After less than two months in the market, the Tesla Model S topped Norway’s best-sellers’ list during the opening two weeks of this month, comfortably outselling all other cars, regardless of fuel type, according to industry newsletter Automotive Industry Data (AID). of all the new cars sold in Norway. for the two-week period. Brief

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Blue Crude synthetic diesel fuel cuts carbon by 85 percent

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emissions Germany Norway synthetic fuel synthetic dieselFuels produced from plant feedstocks are touted by many as a viable and lower-carbon alternative to traditional gasoline or diesel. That's where a new type of diesel fuel.

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Nissan LEAF best selling car in Norway in October

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The Nissan LEAF has for the first time claimed the number one spot in Norway’s passenger car sales chart. October 2013 Sales in Norway. Norway has been the center of the electric vehicle market in Europe for some time, with a package of incentives including zero VAT and zero road tax for electric vehicles. of the market. Model.

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2015 Lexus NX Teased, Tesla Norway Sales, CA Electric-Car Incentives: Today's Car News

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Today on Green Car Reports: An update on California''s electric-car incentive programs, the Tesla Model S sets a single-month sales record in Norway, and the 2015 Lexus NX crossover is teased ahead of the 2014 Beijing Motor Show. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Always wanted a Harley-Davidson-powered Toyota Prius?

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EV maker Think files for bankruptcy in Norway

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EV maker Think Global AS filed for bankruptcy Wednesday in Norway after failed attempts at recapitalization and restructuring. Although Think North America is a separate entity, it is financially supported by headquarters in Norway. Automotive News Europe. Think sold 1,043 units of its City electric vehicle in 2010. Brief

Nissan LEAF second best-selling car in Norway in April

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The Nissan LEAF took the number two spot in the overall car sales chart for Norway in April, outpacing numerous combustion-engined cars. Since the start of sale 18 months ago more than 4,500 of the 100% electric models have been sold in Norway, making it the best selling car in the Nissan range for that market. share for the month.

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2012 Nissan Leaf Proves A Big Hit In Norway: Here’s Why

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but in Europe, that accolade is currently held by Norway. California and the Pacific Northwest may be the undisputed capital of electric cars in the U.S., Last week, Nissan Europe announced it had sold 1,000 of its Leaf electric cars in just six months in the nation.

iMiev #1 in Norway

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Norway's EV enthusiast site Electricaid reports that iMiev is #1 in Norway. norway imievIn its small car segment in January, the little electric outsold each of its gasoline competitors. 99 iMievs sold. Source: Electricaid ].

Norway leads the way with LEAF incentives

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If the UK Government is struggling for ideas on how to seriously ignite sales of electric vehicles, it should look no further than Norway. Nissan Nissan LEAF Norway

Electric car agitation in Norway

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In Norway, the effort to find a means to get financing so Th!nk elbil norway electricaid.org norstart think city oslo

Rolls-Royce goes electric with ferries

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Enova pledges $259M for Hydro’s pilot aluminum plant in Norway; next-gen electrolysis

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billion (US$259 million) in investment backing for Hydro’s full scale next-generation electrolysis pilot project at Karmøy, on the west coast of Norway. Hydro’s technology center in Årdal, Norway, is a global leader in developing new and more energy-efficient electrolysis cell technology. —Enova CEO Nils Kristian Nakstad. Brief

Tesla Model S Electric Car: Simply The World's Coolest Taxi

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Our bet is that unless you''ve recently spent some time in Norway, you haven''t ridden in a Tesla taxi. DON''T MISS: Envy The Man Who Owns Seven Tesla Electric Cars (In Norway) Given that country''s huge incentives for purchasing and What kind of taxis do you ride in? Battered old Crown Vics?