“The trends are very clear that the world is electrifying, renewables are taking up more space, we’re moving into a world of EVs, but we have to remember we are racing against the clock. It’s not enough.”
Ditlev Engel, chief executive of DNV GL’s energy consulting business, doubts that even an exponential rise in cleaner vehicles will enable to meet the Paris Agreement goals. However, he predicts that by 2022 the cost of EVs will be equal to those running on combustion engines.
“Europe is more progressive with charging stations. But the future of car-sharing everywhere is purely electric.”
Car2Go’s global communications chief, Christian Müller, explains why his company still hesitates to introduce electric vehicles: In order to operate an electric fleet the charging infrastructure still has to improve, he points out.
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