Over one million electric vehicles are anticipated to be on Turkey’s roads by 2030, according to Turkey’s Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Donmez on Thursday.

“By 2022 or 2023, we hope to see our own indigenous automobile on the roads,” Donmez told Anadolu Agency’s Editors’ Desk.

After the country launched its first indigenous and all-electric automobile prototype, the energy ministry plans to assess the impact of one million charge points on the country’s electricity distribution network, Donmez said.

On Dec. 27, Turkey introduced its first indigenous automobile prototype that was designed and manufactured in 18 months by Turkey’s

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