Regulation on electric vehicles is more centrally coordinated in Europe than the US, but strategic decisions remain for both

April 19, 2021
Electric vehicle charging

The Road to COP26

In 2020, sales of battery electric vehicles (BEV) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) reached approximately 1.40m in Europe and 328k in the US (preliminary figures), representing growth in EV sales of 137% in Europe and 4% in the US1. Policies and financial incentives play a key role in shaping the uptake in electric mobility.