Challenges for a European Market for Electric Vehicles

15-06-2010

The introduction of the electric vehicle to European industry is seen important for many reasons. It will bring new market opportunities and new jobs. At the same time it would provide better energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The development of electric vehicle industry requires considerable RTD investments, support for the creation of new markets and new business models but also changes in the mobility behaviour of both individual people and the society as a whole.

The introduction of the electric vehicle to European industry is seen important for many reasons. It will bring new market opportunities and new jobs. At the same time it would provide better energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The development of electric vehicle industry requires considerable RTD investments, support for the creation of new markets and new business models but also changes in the mobility behaviour of both individual people and the society as a whole.

Ekstern forfatter

Dr. Rolf Reiner, i.con. innovation GmbH ; Dr. Odysseas Cartalos, Logotech S.A. ; Agis Evrigenis, Logotech S.A. ; Kimmo Viljamaa, Advansis Oy