26 Mar 2016

Christina Bu: electric vehicles in Norway

From Saturday Morning, 10:42 am on 26 March 2016
Christina Bu

Christina Bu. Photo: supplied

In Norway over 17% of all cars are electric – more than any other country. With a population of just over 5 million, it has nearly 100,000 electric vehicles. New Zealand – with a population only slightly smaller – has just over 1,000.

Christina Bu, the Secretary General of the Norwegian Electric Vehicle Association, tells Kim Hill that Norway began subsidising 'EVs' 25 years ago:

Christina Bu has been involved with car technology and environmental issues since 2007. She is visiting New Zealand as a guest of Drive Electric to talk about Norway’s world-leading uptake of electric vehicles.