Electric vehicles take center stage at pared-back Paris show


              Hopium CEO Olivier Lombard, of France, poses by the new Hopium Machina hydrogen-powered sedan at the Paris Car Show Monday, Oct. 17, 2022 in Paris. Europe is leading the charge into electric vehicles as battery powered cars break out of their niche market of first adopters and enter the mainstream with increasing market share that's forecast to grow strongly as the EU pushes to phase out internal combustion engine vehicles by 2035 (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
            
              A visitor experiences a virtual tour of the new SUV Renault Austral E-Tech full hybrid at the Paris Car Show Monday, Oct. 17, 2022 in Paris. Europe is leading the charge into electric vehicles as battery powered cars break out of their niche market of first adopters and enter the mainstream with increasing market share that's forecast to grow strongly as the EU pushes to phase out internal combustion engine vehicles by 2035 (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
            
              Visitors gather around the Renault 4Ever Trophy electric SUV concept car at the Paris Car Show Monday, Oct. 17, 2022 in Paris. Europe is leading the charge into electric vehicles as battery powered cars break out of their niche market of first adopters and enter the mainstream with increasing market share that's forecast to grow strongly as the EU pushes to phase out internal combustion engine vehicles by 2035 (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
            
              People gather around the electric-powered Jeep Avenger SUV at the Paris Car Show Monday, Oct. 17, 2022 in Paris. Europe is leading the charge into electric vehicles as battery powered cars break out of their niche market of first adopters and enter the mainstream with increasing market share that's forecast to grow strongly as the EU pushes to phase out internal combustion engine vehicles by 2035 (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
            
              A man cleans the electric-powered Jeep Avenger SUV at the Paris Car Show Monday, Oct. 17, 2022 in Paris. Europe is leading the charge into electric vehicles as battery powered cars break out of their niche market of first adopters and enter the mainstream with increasing market share that's forecast to grow strongly as the EU pushes to phase out internal combustion engine vehicles by 2035 (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
            
              Visitors watch the Renault Apine H2 hydrogen-powered concept supercar at the Paris Car Show Monday, Oct. 17, 2022 in Paris. Europe is leading the charge into electric vehicles as battery powered cars break out of their niche market of first adopters and enter the mainstream with increasing market share that's forecast to grow strongly as the EU pushes to phase out internal combustion engine vehicles by 2035 (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
            French President Emmanuel Macron sits inside the Hopium Machina Vision hydrogen-powered at the Paris Car Show, Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. Europe is leading the charge into electric vehicles as battery powered cars break out of their niche market of first adopters and enter the mainstream with increasing market share that's forecast to grow strongly as the EU pushes to phase out internal combustion engine vehicles by 2035 (Gonzalo Fuentes/Pool via AP) French President Emmanuel Macron views the Peugeot DS E-Tense Performance at the Paris Car Show, Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. Europe is leading the charge into electric vehicles as battery powered cars break out of their niche market of first adopters and enter the mainstream with increasing market share that's forecast to grow strongly as the EU pushes to phase out internal combustion engine vehicles by 2035 (Gonzalo Fuentes/Pool via AP) French President Emmanuel Macron, right, speaks next to Carlos Tavares, Peugeot chairman and Stellantis chief executive, at the Paris Car Show, Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. Europe is leading the charge into electric vehicles as battery powered cars break out of their niche market of first adopters and enter the mainstream with increasing market share that's forecast to grow strongly as the EU pushes to phase out internal combustion engine vehicles by 2035 (Gonzalo Fuentes/Pool via AP) An electric plug in station for electric vehicles is pictured at the Paris Car Show Monday, Oct. 17, 2022 in Paris. Europe is leading the charge into electric vehicles as battery powered cars break out of their niche market of first adopters and enter the mainstream with increasing market share that's forecast to grow strongly as the EU pushes to phase out internal combustion engine vehicles by 2035 (AP Photo/Michel Euler) Renault's Chief Executive Luca De Meo, center left, gestures as he speaks with French President Emmanuel Macron, center right, at the Paris Car Show, Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. Europe is leading the charge into electric vehicles as battery powered cars break out of their niche market of first adopters and enter the mainstream with increasing market share that's forecast to grow strongly as the EU pushes to phase out internal combustion engine vehicles by 2035 (Gonzalo Fuentes/Pool via AP) The French automaker DS E-Tense Performance electric car is on display at the Paris Car Show Monday, Oct. 17, 2022 in Paris. Europe is leading the charge into electric vehicles as battery powered cars break out of their niche market of first adopters and enter the mainstream with increasing market share that's forecast to grow strongly as the EU pushes to phase out internal combustion engine vehicles by 2035 (AP Photo/Michel Euler)