Reality of subsidies drives Norway’s electric car dream

14 June 2017 – Norway, a country whose wealth is based on fossil fuels, has become the world leader in electric cars, with more than 35 percent of new cars sold with a plug. But as electric cars move from the early adopter phase into the mass market, problems are cropping up for policymakers. One of the most pressing is when — and how — to rein in the extremely generous subsidies that have underpinned the boom, so that electric cars can compete with petrol vehicles on a level playing field. Read the full article on the Financial Times’ website.