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EU, US to Develop Standards for Electric Car Charging Stations

May 16, 2022, 11:33 AM

The European Union and the US will develop common standards to facilitate the use of charging stations by electric vehicles as they push to boost green alternatives for mobility and reduce dependency on fossil fuels.

Both sides said the proposal is critical to expand the availability of electric vehicles across Europe and the US as the two sides met on Monday near Paris to strengthen bilateral economic cooperation.

“We intend to work together on developing mutually shared operating requirements and validation methodologies for testing of e-vehicles with their charging columns,” the US and EU said in a joint statement following ...