Geneva Motor Show: Are electric cars going mainstream?

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    The Geneva Motor show has kicked off on an upbeat note. Car sales in the European Union grew by 9 percent last year and 2016 is off to a strong start with French and German sales in February growing by 13% and 12% respectively. Electric vehicles are beating the trend, accelerating faster than the rest of the market. And carmakers are betting big on them, even as petrol prices have dropped.
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