There are several projects underway in Poland for the production of an electric car of their own. The most ambitious project is from ElectroMobility Poland. However, KFSO also wants to enter this market. Here a picture of a prototype, with the Polish classic Syrena 105 as an example. Photo: KFSO

This is the third article in a series about measures that Poland is taking against environmental pollution and global warming. Parts 1 and 2 appeared on the 29th and 30th of November.

Poland is not exactly at the forefront when it comes to electric cars. In August of this year there were 6,672 plug-in cars driving around in Poland. This means that only one in 500 cars are electric, or 0.2%. By comparison, even in Germany (which is often laughed at because of its limited number of e-cars), one out of every 50 licensed cars is electric (2%). And we are at the highest European level in The Netherlands with 6.7%, according to an overview published by the Dutch magazine Auto Week.

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Author profile picture Maurits Kuypers graduated as a macroeconomist from the University of Amsterdam, specialising in international work. He has been active as a journalist since 1997, first for 10 years on the editorial staff of Het Financieele Dagblad in Amsterdam, then as a freelance correspondent in Berlin and Central Europe. When it comes to technological innovations, he always has an eye for the financial feasibility of a project.