On World EV Day on 9th September drivers from more than 60 countries have made a firm commitment to transition to an electric vehicle The online pledge campaign, which was launched by ABB and Green.TV as part of World EV Day, encourages drivers to recognize the crucial role that electric vehicles can play in advancing sustainable mobility, making a commitment that the next car they drive will be electric. Results to date are already indicating which countries are in the driving seat when it comes to taking action. The United Kingdom is currently leading the way with 29 percent of sign ups. This is closely followed by India 13 percent and United States of America at 11 percent.
ABB’s headline partnership with World EV Day amplifies the company’s existing title partnership of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, the world’s first global all-electric motor racing series. ABB Formula E exists to drive progress in e-mobility by accelerating technical innovation in a competitive environment.
World EV Day has attracted many partners and industry leaders in celebrating the progress made in e-mobility and accelerating efforts to build greater support for EVs. The online event has provided virtual seminars on the topics that matter including the Green Recovery and the marketing of electric vehicles. Through social media and Worldevday.org, the event provides a useful hub for e-mobility resources and insight on driving an electric future.