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Electric vehicles—if you build it...

While EV charging stations are expanding rapidly in Europe, the US uptake is slower

Austria took a landmark step forward in EVs in April when 11 energy suppliers, Germany's three major auto-manufacturers and several electrical power companies joined forces to open a nationwide charging network stretching from Vienna to Bregenz in the west of the country. Already, 1,300 charging stations can repower the country's EV fleet. By the end of this year, it will be 2,000, according to the Federal Association of Electromobility Austria. Even now, the network is already sufficient for EV drivers to travel 700 km across Austria. The Austrian stations are also connected to the global eRoaming platform established in 2012 by Berlin-based Hubject, a consortium formed by automobile giant

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