Europe’s EV fleet surpasses the one million mark

By Chris Goodfellow

Europe sped past the million electric vehicle milestone in mid-2018. The growth has been impressive, but work needs to be done to improve incentives and develop the charging network.

Electric vehicles have achieved impressive sales growth in Europe, but the fleet is largely limited to wealthy nations. The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) found a strong correlation between per capita GDP and customer incentives, and uptake of electric vehicles.

Market share of EVs is only above 1% in Western European countries with a GDP per capita of more than €30,000, according to the . . .


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