The investment which is being covered by LG Chem, private investors and the European Investment Bank, who have lent 480 million EUR for the project, will manufacture advanced lithium-ion cells and batteries for battery-powered electric vehicles and create 1,800 new jobs.
At the end of February 2020, there were 9,803 electric cars registered in Poland, the Polish Automotive Industry Association (PZPM) and the Polish Alternative Fuels Association (PSPA) announced on Monday.
Poland's first electric car, being designed by stylists of renowned Italian studio Torino Design, will be ready for show by mid-year in two prototype versions - hatchback and SUV, ElectroMobility Poland President Piotr Zaremba has told PAP.
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.