“Until 2020, we want to have 4,000 charging stations all over Austria. None shall be further apart than 60 kilometres from another.”
Michael Viktor Fischer is the CEO of Smatrics, a joint venture with Siemens designed to expand charging infrastructure in Austria. The focus is on erecting stations along highways, malls and hotels.
salzburg.com (In German)
“Aiming at our goal to become the leading market for electric vehicles by 2020, California is a reference to us.”
Henning Kagermann, member of the steering comite of the German joint council ‘Nationale Plattform Elektromobilität,’ sees Germany well-situated in the race to become the leading market for electric mobility but identifies California being in the lead so far.
bizzenergytoday.com (In German)