The Portuguese Association of Electric Vehicle (APVE) is a non-profit organization aimed at promoting the concept of road electric vehicle and its integrated use in a coherent and sustainable transport and mobility. The APVE has been developing activities in the fields of:
• Promotion, dissemination and information about electric vehicles;
• Regulation, standardization and incentives applicable to electric vehicles;
• Technical and demonstration of electric vehicles.
Created in July 1999, APVE currently has about 100 associates. Half are institutions, companies and diversified source entities: local authorities, manufacturers and vehicle suppliers, energy providers, transport operators, research institutes or higher education institutes, suppliers component companies, marketing or consulting, associations sector, etc .. the other half are Members of sole proprietorships decided to join efforts to achieve these objectives.
APVE is the the Portuguese Section of AVERE - European Association of Road Electric Vehicle