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Alternative fuels in Europe

The European Alternative Fuels Observatory (EAFO) is the European Commission's key reference portal for alternative fuels, infrastructure and vehicles in Europe.

Road: reports by country

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View interactive infographics containing up-to-date statistics on infrastructure and fleet data for road vehicles, private and commercial.

Available for all EU countries, including a EU27 summary view.

Other transport modes

Information and data visualisations on infrastructure rollout and fleet statistics for rail, shipping and aviation. Available on an EU level.

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Interactive maps

View up-to date information on refueling/recharging stations across the EU, as well as other data visualisations on the interactive map.

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Recent news

25% BEV Share In Europe!

Europe’s passenger plugin electric car market had a historic month in December, with 413,500 registrations. That is a massive 46% improvement over the previous month of November, which had already beaten the December 2020 record of 282,000 units.

Over one million purely electric cars now on German roads

The German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) has reported that the mark of one million pure electric cars in Germany has been crossed. According to the report, the mark was passed in the new record month of December 2022.