Switzerland Mulling Electric-Vehicle Ban to Combat Looming Energy Crisis

The Russia-Ukraine war, along with the looming specter of an energy crisis this winter in Europe, could possibly prompt Switzerland to ban the non-essential use of electric vehicles.

Within this speculated move, Switzerland might become the first European country to prohibit its citizens from driving or purchasing essential electric cars. According to the Telegraph, roughly 60% of the country’s energy supply leans on the usage of hydroelectric power.

Other sources of Switzerland’s energy consumption include: Nuclear power, fossil fuel plants, and solar and wind generation, according to the Telegraph.

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