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FRANCE - French electric car market off to a slow start
AID compiled figures showing a surprisingly slow start to the year
Published: Tue, 03 Apr 2012 19:36:56 GMT

Two months into a recession-gripped year, and despite today’s sky-high price of petrol and diesel and a French government subsidy of up to €5,000 for willing electric car buyers, during the two months to February this year just 717 electric cars took to French city streets for the first time, according to AID compiled figures.

The vast majority of these – 443 – came from home-grown French city electric car specialist Bolloré.

Electric cars took to French streets so far this year


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