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EU Looking to Impose EV Charge Point Minimums

Member states will have until 2020 to meet the new targets with just under 10 million electrical vehicles and their supporting public charging stations as part of goal to avoid price spikes and volatility from peak oil.

Published: 25-Jan-2013

BRUSSELS - Cars using alternative sources of clean energy are not finding a market due to a lack of fuelling stations and high price tags.

EU transport commissioner Siim Kallas told reporters in Brussels on Thursday (24 January) that member states must take the initiative to build the stations to help open the market, cut CO2 emissions and reduce dependency on oil.

"We need to set targets to build the necessary fuel stations and make them compatible everywhere," he said.

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