Germany to launch massive expansion of EV charging network, says Scholz

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2023-09-05 14:07:26  • 2 mins

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MUNICH, Germany : Germany plans a massive push to expand its network of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations, Chancellor Olaf Scholz announced at Munich's IAA mobility show on Tuesday.

Scholz said that the coming weeks will see Germany become "the first country in Europe to introduce a law requiring operators of 80 per cent of all service stations to provide fast-charging options with at least 150 kilowatts for e-cars".

The expansion will make range anxiety a thing of the past for EV drivers, he added.

Sporting an eye patch after a jogging accident at the weekend, Scholz did not give a time frame for the initiative.

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