BRUSSELS – The European Commission agrees on what the electric-vehicle industry in France and Germany could not, recommending German technology for 795,000 EV recharging stations it wants to see installed by 2020. The decision on standardization is a relief to auto makers such as Renault that are counting on EVs to prop up their competitiveness, even though Renault’s first four EVs were developed with Type 3 plugs, rather than the Type 2 favored by the EC. “The Type 2 ...

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