There are currently almost 9,100 electric cars on Poland's roads, the latest report from the Polish Alternative Fuels Association (PSPA) and the Polish Automotive Industry Association (PZPM) shows.
According to recently released stats, the number of alternative fuel cars registered in Poland increased by 63.8 percent in 2019, cementing the country’s status as a nation embracing alternative fuel options.
At the end of November 2019, there were 8,225 electric cars registered in Poland, of which 59 percent were fully electric, the Polish Automotive Industry Association (PZPM) and the Polish Alternative Fuels Association (PSPA) announced on Wednesday.
Twenty-eight percent of Poles are thinking about buying an electric vehicle (EV) within the next three years; 76 pct said that their decision would be based on whether they would receive subsidies, said the Polish Alternative Fuels Association (PSPA).
Poland’s 15 percent of alternative fuel cars is far ahead of the nearest country Lithuania which has only nine percent.
Warsaw will host the Global E-mobility Forum, one of the biggest world events devoted to electric mobility, in September, Deputy Environment Minister Michal Kurtyka said on Wednesday.
The car’s compact form addresses traffic jams and lack of parking space and has been patented in countries with a combined population of over 2.5 billion.
Poland has around 6,000 electric passenger cars while the number of traditional vehicles exceeds 17 million, according to an expert of the Samar institute monitoring the car market.
There are nearly 5,900 electric cars registered in Poland, with their number growing by 100 percent year on year in the first five months of 2019, according to the newly-launched Electric Mobility Counter.
Poland had 4,987 electric passenger cars and 646 charging stations at the end of March, the newly-launched Electric Mobility Counter has shown.