A new study reveals where and how it's better to travel with an electric vehicle
The United States, Germany and the United Kingdom top the table for countries with most charging locations and stations, with eight European countries featuring in the top ten overall.
The British site Compare the market has published a new report that reveals the best road trips for electric vehicles across Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America.
Who are the world leaders when it comes to electric vehicles? The United States takes the lead with over 17,680 single locations and 29,252 charging stations, followed by Germany (11,802 and 28,967) and UK (6,959 and 17,616). Italy ranks sixth with 7,037 stations and 3,513 individual points. As mentioned, Europe is the world leader for EVs with eight countries featuring in the top ten overall.
The report also considers cars, drawing up a ranking of the best electric vehicles based on several factors analyzed: range, charge speed and cost per mile.
Tesla Model S 100D Dual Motor was found to be the best EV for the highest range: an NEDC range of 393 miles. For those looking for a quick and speedy charge, the Volkswagen e-Up! and Renault Zoe both had the shortest charge speed - around two hours.