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One third of Norway's 2018 new car sales were pure electric

The growth of electric vehicle sales in Norway continued in 2018, even though the overall market contracted. While overall sales were down 6.8 per cent to 147,929, electric vehicles continued to gobble up market share as they are exempt from most taxes, and are eligible for free parking and charging points...

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Time Machine Tuesday: August 28, 2018

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Volkswagen : "We need electric cars"

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Volkswagen e-Golf: zero-emission production hatch revealed

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Volkswagen e-Golf uncovered

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