IEA: EVs set for impressive growth, but more efforts needed to meet climate goals

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A new report from GFEI partner the IEA reveals that by the end of 2020 there were 10 million electric cars on the world’s roads. The Electric Vehicle (EV) Outlook 2021 shows that EV registrations increased by 41% in 2020, despite the pandemic-related worldwide downturn in car sales, with global car sales dropping 6% overall. Around 3 million electric cars were sold globally in 2020 (a 4.6% sales share), and Europe overtook China as the world’s largest EV market for the first time.

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