Half of all new cars in Norway are electric or hybrid

A man plugs in his electric car at a Green Spot's recharging station of Enersoft company, the first service station for electric cars on a Carrefour hypermarket's parking in Bordeaux, Southwestern France, December 6, 2016. Picture taken December 6, 2016.  REUTERS/Regis Duvignau - RTSV7H2

Starting in the 1990s, the Norwegian government introduced generous incentives to buy electric or hybrid cars Image: REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

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