(Automotive Industry/Climate Change) 2020 was a breakthrough year for electric vehicles. Here’s why (Douglas Broom, WEF)

  • 2020 may have been the year that electric cars came into their own.
  • Sales of EVs were up across the world, even in the US.
  • Tax breaks and COVID-related discounts have been fuelling sales.
  • Batteries and performance have improved, but infrastructure still lags behind.