New report shows EVs closing in on internal combustion cars

A new Norwegian report shows almost all electric car owners living in houses charge at home, while the the figure is 65 percent for apartment dwellers. Meanwhile, EV owners drive longer trips on vacation. Electric cars thus start to look like a 1:1 replacement for internal combustion models, the analysis concludes.


The time when electric cars were seen as inconvenient oddities is coming to an end, concludes a new analysis from Norway's Institute of Transport Economics (TØI).

The study shows that the difference between electric car motorists and their conventional counterparts is diminishing in step with consumer adoption of electric models. Electric cars are increasingly being used for vacation trips and other longer journeys," TØI summarizes in a press statement.

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