These European countries are embracing Electric car adoption Europe’s automotive market is slowly getting charged. Norway has become the world’s EV capital, thanks to generous purchase subsidies and other incentives. EVs are exempt from acquisition tax and from the country’s 25 percent value-added tax. They also enjoy privileged status on the roads, with exemptions from tolls,
Germany’s Bundesrat has passed a resolution to ban the internal combustion engine starting in 2030. Resolution which is not actually binding but it is something like political declaration calls on the EU Commission in Brussels to pass directives assuring that “latest in 2030, only zero-emission passenger vehicles will be approved” for use on EU roads.