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Challenges for a European Market for Electric Vehicles

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Rolf Reiner, Odysseas Cartalos, Agis Evrigenis, Kimmo Viljamaa
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This report analyzes the potential role electric vehicles (EVs) can play in Europe's transit systems, acknowledging that a complete replacement of combustion engines for plug-in vehicles is unlikely due to the diversity of Europe's transportation needs. The report identifies how the market share of EVs could be increased if current technological and economic barriers were addressed and adequate infrastructure for power supply was developed.