Urbanisation is the strongest global trend at present. More than half of the world’s population already lives in cities, and within a few decades this figure will have risen to 70%. Considering the growing environmental impact that this entails, there is an urgent need for new smart ways to meet the demand for a high standard of living while maintaining sustainable social development so that our planet can cope.
There are clear cost and sustainability incentives in support of electric vehicles, but one important prerequisite for increasing the speed of the transition is ensuring a nationwide network of charging stations. In other words, charging your electric vehicle should be equally easy no matter where in Sweden you live. This is not currently the case, which is why the Swedish government is now offering SEK 150 million in investment aid to accelerate the expansion of public fast-charging stations.
Thanks to GARO’s strong focus on sustainability, striving to be a leader in corporate responsibility comes naturally. We take a long-term and systematic approach to lessening the impact of our business, products and decisions on the environment, society and people throughout the value chain. And, of course, this encompasses our entire business, in every country where we operate.