How is your world going to change?

The number of electric vehicles available globally surpassed 10 million in 2020. That number almost doubled by the end of 2021. As charging infrastructure grows to meet demand, Visa is working to create seamless payment experiences for every driver.

What electric vehicle owners need to know

Visa wants to make paying for electric vehicle charging more convenient for drivers. Learn how charging away from home can integrate with your life and routines—from apps that locate the best charging stations for you, to fast, contactless payments.

Electric vehicles in the spotlight

Market value

$ 26 B

The electric vehicle charging market is now valued at $26 billion. The electric vehicle market as a whole is expected to reach a $7 trillion valuation by 2030.

Industry pledge

100 %

Top automakers such as Ford, General Motors, and Volvo pledged at the Glasgow climate summit to go 100 percent emission-free by the year 2040.

Charging companies


There are now more than 30 different car companies selling electric vehicles, and 300 companies offering electric vehicle charging worldwide.

What merchants need to know

The difference between a crowded charging station and an empty one can depend on how easy payment is for customers. There are several ways that merchants can ensure positive payment experiences.

Are you a merchant?

Access Visa’s resources and learn more about today’s payment solutions.