Global Electric Car Stock: PHEV stands for plug-in hybrid vehicles, and BEV stands for battery electric vehicles (Image:: IEA)

IEA: There are now more than one million electric cars on the world’s roads

In 2015, the number of electric cars on the road globally passed the one million threshold for the first time. The rapid growth of the industry means that it is now the only technology sector on track to meet the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) 2C scenario. This is the conclusion of the IEA’s Energy Technology