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New European Union law could require EV chargers in all new homes

Electric car sales are up in Europe, and a proposed initiative could make it even more convenient to own one within the next few years. The draft EU directive would require every new or refurbished house in Europe to be equipped with its own EV charger and, if approved, would go into effect by 2019. Car makers are also stepping up to help with the bigger picture by turning used EV batteries into renewable energy power stations to offset the additional demand EVs will place on the electricity grid.
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