December 26, 2017

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Electric and plug-in hybrid cars whiz passed 3m mark worldwide (Adam Vaughan, 25 Dec '17, The Guardian)

The number of fully electric and plug-in hybrid cars on the world's roads has passed the 3m mark, as manufacturers ramp up their plans for mass production of battery-powered vehicles.

Industry watchers said the milestone was passed in November, with the growth rate indicating that electric car sales are now running at around 1m a year. The rapid growth is being driven by government incentives, manufacturers launching models for a wider mix of drivers and falling battery costs.

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