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Government looks to boost electric car ownership

National News // May 30, 2018

Switzerland is examining how it can promote the use of electric cars.

tesla Government looks to boost electric car ownership

The energy minister, Doris Leuthard, has been meeting with people from the transport and electricity industries to discuss how to get the number of electric cars on the roads up from 2.7% now to 15% by 2022.

The government does not plan to subsidize the purchase of electric cars, which has been the case in some other countries, but they will be exempt from road tax and there will be state support for increasing the number of charging stations across the country.

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