Europe’s e-mobility gamechangers

Sweden opened the world's first electric roadway earlier this year, meaning heavy vehicles can be recharged as they move. [eRoadArlanda]

The European Union is starting to think in earnest about how to reduce the impact of transportation on the environment. But are plans to tackle a sector whose emissions continue to grow too strict or not ambitious enough?

Transport contributes about one quarter of the bloc’s emissions and a series of proposals and initiatives at EU-level are meant to halt this trend by trying to boost e-mobility.

But increased uptake of electric vehicles faces a number of challenges. This Special Report looks at where Europe is and what is likely to influence the electric revolution that has already started on our streets and roads.

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