Tag: Christina Bu

Mar 3, 2019 - 08:48 pm

Oslo: Charging electric cars no longer free of charge

Electric car drivers in the capital of Norway must now pay for charging. Oslo has started the conversion of about 1,300 public charging points in the city to be able to charge a fee. The aim is not so much to cash in but to keep EVs from parking for free without charging.



Sep 2, 2014 - 08:23 am

Christina Bu, Wolfgang Ziebart.

Christina-Bu“It’s too early to remove the fiscal incentives. The market isn’t competitive enough yet.”

Christina Bu, general secretary of the the Norwegian Electric Vehicle Association, is calling for keeping the pro EV policies as they remain the strongest argument for EV buyers with 50% of them stating saving money as their main reason for buying.

Wolfgang-Ziebart“The share of electric power will increase, and the combustion will be downsized so that you have more opportunity to drive electrically.”

Wolfgang Ziebart, Jaguar Land Rover’s head of product development, on the possibility of building hybrids or EVs. For the latter he sees less potential in the urban market but for “wealthy families being attracted to electric vehicles” as a second or third car option.

Jun 17, 2014 - 08:25 am

Christina Bu, Nissan.

anonym“The small, plastic-box electric cars are a thing of the past. The uptake has nothing to do with the Norwegian psyche or love of the environment, it came when people started to realise there were huge savings to be made.”

Economic not ecological concerns are driving Norway’s EV boom claims Christina Bu from the Norwegian Electric Vehicle Association, when looking at the country’s numerous incentives.

anonym“Nissan welcomes any initiative to expand the volumes of electric vehicles. Nissan is the market leader in EVs and has worked with other manufacturers to help proliferate the technology.”

This is a statement of an undisclosed Nissan manager about Tesla’s decision to make its patents available to other manufacturers.

Found on electrive.com
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