2012 Electric Vehicle News in the Netherlands


A lot has happened in 2012 in the Netherlands in the area of electric vehicles. The biggest news is that the Dutch electric vehicle fleet grew from 1679 electric vehicles to 7410 by the end of the year. This clearly demonstrates the strong forces at play here, installing lots of charging stations, providing governmental support and adopting of this technology. What also helps is the high level of interoperability here in the Netherlands, meaning that people can go 'roaming' when they have to charge their car and are not 'stuck' with a single provider.

Below is the interactive timeline for last years key events, but by no means this is the complete list of everything that happened. Enjoy!

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