For the electric car industry, doing business in
Europe is still no stroll in the park. And yet, of late some encouraging signs have been spotted,
adding a positive note to this now closely watched niche in West Europeís otherwise upbeat looking
new car market.
Never before in history have so many electric cars been registered in Western Europe in one
Moreover, apart from setting a new all-time record in December, with registrations scaling the
11,000 threshold for the first time, that follows three successive good months when regional electric car
registrations topped the comparatively high 8,000 level for three months running.
But last yearís healthy looking figures, under closer scrutiny, also suggest that
last yearís outwardly encouraging electric car turnout isnít quite what it
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Renault ZOE was last yearís top-selling electric car in Western Europe
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