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Costa Rica has 16 thousand electric vehicles

San José, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rica has 16 thousand electric vehicles, multiplying the fleet of 233 that rolled in the country 14 years ago, according to the Association of Importers of Vehicles and Machinery (AIVEMA).

This organization attached to the Ministry of Environment and Energy stated that the country, only in 2023, obtained more cars moved by this energy than in the period between 2018 and 2022. In the first five months of this year, this organization attached to the Ministry of Environment and Energy met a growth of almost 100% of the electric vehicle market compared with 2023, the executive director of Aivema, Carlos Aguilar, detailed.

The Costa Rican government enacted the so-called Electric Mobility Incentives Law in 2018.

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