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Setting up public charging points for electric and plug-in hybrid cars, France just reached a very important milestone: their number just increased to over 10,000.  

At the moment there are 10,161 charging stations installed, which is over 18% (or 1,561) more than a year ago. If we take a closer look, the largest car sharing infrastrucutre comes from Bollore, a company that also produces small electric cars. Bollore installed 3,169 charging points all over France. The other two most important charging stations operators are Compagnie nationale du Rhône, the second largest electricity producer in France that installed 52 charging stations by the river Rhône, and EDF group, which is in charge of the CORRI-DOOR project, whose aim is to install 200 electric vehicle fast-charging stations by the end of 2015.

By December 31, 2016, Bollore is said to install another 16,000 charging stations in French urban centers. Along with other projects, the total number of charging stations all over France is expected to quadruple to about 38,000 in two years, meaning France will follow the French government's guidelines, which in the near future plans to significally limit the number of diesel cars.

Nov. 20, 2015 Driving photo: Renault

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