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EU Plans For 30 Million EVs Registered And Driving By 2030

The ambitious goal will require some serious coordination between automakers, governments, and citizens


  • This is part of a draft strategy by the European Commission.

  • This will force current OEMs to accelerate their EV product plans.

  • The strategy also outlines targets for the broader transport sector.


As of now, there are 1.4 million battery-electric vehicles on the road in Europe. The jump to 30 million, from today’s number, by the end of the decade will pose an incredible challenge to all involved.

This ambitious target is part of the European Commission’s draft strategy document that aims to bring the 2030 emissions-reduction target to at least 55% from 1990 levels. Initially, the goal was a 40% reduction from 1990 levels.

Volkswagen ID.3 | Photo: Volkswagen

According to Bloomberg, BloombergNEF (research organization) forecasts that there will 28 million plug-in hybrid and pure electric vehicles on the road by 2028. This is a long ways off from 30 million pure electric vehicles by 2030. In order to achieve this lofty goal, far more money will need to be spent on energy production and infrastructure.

The plan, which is scheduled to be published this week, also outlines numerous targets for the transport industry as a whole. It calls for high-speed rail traffic to double by 2030 and to have zero-emission aircraft and vessels “ready for market” by 2035.

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Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai

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