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As reported in Renewable Energy Magazine (REM), Hungarian utility NKM Mobilitas Ltd (Mobiliti) is aiming to establish a new EV charging network across the country, with a target of 100 chargers by the end of 2018, in cooperation with Hungarian local authorities. As part of this programme, the utility has ordered 12 Veefil-RT 50 kilowatt DC fast chargers from Tritium, an Australian company that recently opened a European HQ, service centre and assembly facility in Amsterdam.

Currently, EVs account for only 6,000 of the 3.8 million cars on Hungarian roads, but this figure is increasing rapidly. In Q1 2018, EV's accounted for 5.1 percent of all new car sales. Growth of EVs has been assisted by subsidies paid to owners alongside incentives such as grants of up to 5,000 euros, free car registration and reduced or free parking.

According to Reuters, Finnish utility is also working with NKM Mobilitas to expand the Hungarian network. Currently, the only chargers in Hungary are located in the capital, Budapest, and on the main motorway from Budapest to Vienna.


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