Europe’s new super-charging network could encourage more people to buy e-cars

Europe’s new super-charging network could encourage more people to buy e-cars

A group of car companies has taken an important step toward making electric cars a more viable option for consumers, by forming a joint venture to build hundreds of fast-charging stations across Europe. The consortium, Ionity, is made up of Ford, BMW, Daimler, and Volkswagen (and VW-owned Audi and Porsche). At its launch today (Nov. 2), Ionity said that it would have 20 charging stations up and running this year in Austria, Germany, and Norway, and plans to add another 100 in various countries next year, with a view to reaching 400 stations across Europe by 2020. With 350kW […]