From princes to undertakers, Norway’s motorists go electric

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From princes to undertakers, Norway’s motorists go electric

More than half of new cars sold are run on batteries rather than fuel, and the goal is zero emissions by 2025

AFP

Some want to save the planet even in the afterlife. 

In Oslo, a funeral home offers the dearly departed a trip to their final resting place in an eye-catching electric hearse, as electric vehicles take over the roads in the Scandinavian country.

“Many people drive an electric car in Norway and some want to leave this planet in a green way,” says undertaker Odd Borgar Jolstad, demonstrating his customised Tesla in the tranquility of the Grefsen cemetery overlooking the capital. ..

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