Shell says electric vehicles are crucial in carbon emission efforts


Electric vehicles will play a critical role in Royal Dutch Shell‘s efforts to cut emissions, according to a senior executive at the oil giant.

“If you look at the decarbonization opportunities of this mobility sector, EV plays a crucial role,” said Huibert Vigeveno, downstream director at Shell, adding that the company intends to expand its global electric vehicle charging stations network worldwide.

“What we’ve announced a couple of weeks ago is that we have 60,000 charging points in the world right now. We are going to move that to 500,000 by 2025, and 2.5 million by 2030,” he told CNBC’s “Squawk Box Asia” on Friday.

The oil giant, which has faced legal battles for environmental issues…


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