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EV Charging Data Shows A Widely Divergent Global Path

China, anticipating rising EV demand, is making huge investments in infrastructure.

Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

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At the beginning of each year at BloombergNEF — Bloomberg's clean energy and transport research group — my team and I do a comprehensive update of all our data sets, tracking how the move to electric vehicles is shaping up around the world. We’ve been doing this for over a decade now, and that vantage point highlights some significant developments. One of those is on EV charging points, and the latest updates show some stark differences in how fast countries are tackling one of the last remaining barriers to widespread EV adoption.