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Where we’re going, we need more chargers

For Europe to zoom ahead on electric-vehicle (EV) adoption, the region will need to pick up the pace on its build-out of EV-charging infrastructure, find partner Swarna Ramanathan and coauthors. Even a more conservative EV growth scenario shows that, by 2025, Europe would need to quadruple its current pace of public-charger installations.

The pace of public-charger installation in Europe must quadruple by 2025.
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To read the article, see “Europe’s EV opportunity—and the charging infrastructure needed to meet it,” November 4, 2022.