EU moves towards common electric car standards


BRUSSELS, June 29 (Reuters) - The European Union moved closer towards common standards for electric cars on Tuesday when its executive arm launched work on a single charging system for their batteries. The European Commission and standarisation groups -- the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization and the European Telecommunications Standards Institute -- signed a deal on defining how the plug and socket system should look and work. "This signing is very important for the ...

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