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Oslo and Bergen can ban fossil-fueled cars

City officials in Oslo and Bergen are planning to make life even more difficult for motorists without electric cars. They've won state approval to...

Norway pulls plug on el-car incentives

After years of encouraging Norwegians to buy electric cars, state and local politicians are now pulling the plug on some of their tax and...

Electric car caught fire while recharging

A brand-new Polestar electric car caught fire while recharging outside the home of its new owner at Lilleaker in Oslo Saturday night. Police reported...

Car wars continue in Oslo

Oslo's left-green city government further infuriated resident car-owners this week when it released its proposed city budget for next year. Not only is more...

Long lines to recharge car batteries

When Norwegians hit the road this summer during Corona-induced holidays in the homeland, many of them were driving their electric cars. Many of them...

Electric cars now hit with parking fees

After enjoying literally a free ride for years, owners of electric cars started having to pay parking fees from March 1 in Oslo just...

Labour calls for new electric car tax

Norway has long promoted the sale of electric cars with lots of tax incentives. Now the Labour Party thinks wealthy buyers who've latched on...

Electric cars claim more than half the market

Electric car sales in Norway accounted for 58.4 percent of the market in March, thus claiming more than half of all car sales for...

Gasoline, diesel sales dive

Sales of both gasoline (petrol) and diesel fell 28 percent last year in the western neighbourhoods of Oslo, and 16 percent in suburban Asker...

Electric car sales reach new heights

Nearly every third car sold in Norway last year was a zero-emission vehicle, with sales of electric cars shooting up by another 40 percent...

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