Will EU greener norms lead to an electric car boom?

Ahead of the United Nation Climate Change Conference (COP 24) scheduled in December in the Polish city of Katowice, the EU has decided to tighten CO2 emission standards for cars and light commercial vehicles. The decision, pushing for development of low-emission vehicles, has raised concerns among c...

Locked content Tauron and KGHM to build infrastructure for electric cars

Tauron and KGHM signed a Letter of Intent to cooperate in the construction of charging infrastructure for electric vehicles, development of car sharing services and pro-ecological activities, Tauron said in a statement. In the first stage, the companies plan to set quick charging stations in “...

Locked content Electric cars will drive demand for copper – EIM

Global demand for copper will increase by 1.7 million tonnes by 2027 due to development of the electric vehicle industry, European Copper Institute (EIM) estimated. Electric cars contain up to four times more copper compared to the cars with an internal combustion engine. Copper is also intensively ...

Locked content Deloitte: Every other car in 2040 will be electric 

The share of electric cars, including plug-in hybrids, in the global automotive market is now about 1.3 percent, but from year to year it will increase, after 2040 it will reach over 50 percent, according to Deloitte’s reports “Powering the future of mobility” and “A reality ...

Locked content Szczecin introduces electric charging stations

The first three electric vehicle charging stations have appeared in Szczecin. The new EV charging stations will be available both for the cars belonging to the municipal fleet as well as other electric vehicles. Initially, the stations will be accessible free of charge. In return, their users will b...

Locked content Poczta Polska and NCBR will work on development of electric cars

Poczta Polska and The National Centre for Research and Development (NCBR) signed a letter of intent on cooperation for the development of electric cars in Poland. They will also work in the field of automation and robotics,  Poczta Polska said. In April, Poczta Polska started the largest tests of el...

One in three Poles would consider buying an electric car – survey

The majority of Poles would consider buying a car regular gas engine (57 percent), while 45 percent would consider a hybrid, 36 percent a diesel engine car and 32 percent an electric car, according to a survey conducted by ING. The reasons why Poles would think of purchasing an electric car are: low...