The U.K.’s Elektromotive, a maker of electric-vehicle battery rechargers, says proposals by the ACEA, the European auto makers’ group, to adopt a common standard for EV plugs and sockets by 2017 are too little and too late. The Brighton-based company says the continued lack of agreement across Europe on a shared standard is delaying the rollout of recharging points and holding back volume sales of EVs to consumers and businesses. “While consensus from car manufacturers is both necessary ...

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