German electric cars lag far behind charging station boom

German car buyers' appetite for electric models lags far behind the country's massive expansion of charging stations over the last five months. The German Association of Energy and Water Industries demands political action.

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Charging stations for electric cars are becoming an increasingly common sight along German roads.

2,500 new public and partially public charging standing have been installed over the last five months, corresponding to a 20 percent expansion, according to German interest group Association of Energy and Water Industries (BDEW). But whereas installation of charging stations has taken a giant leap forward, the same cannot be said about the number of electric cars that will utilize the charging infrastructure.

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