Why are electric cars not allowed to tow?

I want to go greener and buy an electric car, but the model I was interested in is not permitted to tow anything and I have a caravan. Why are electric cars unable to tow?  F.J.

Not all electric cars are unable to tow but it is true that most are. 

Authorisation to tow comes from the government when the manufacturers submit the technical papers for homologation of the vehicle.

The specifications for towing can be checked on the carte grise and if it does not allow you to tow, you cannot legally do so.

The part to check is line F2 (poids total autorisé en charge) compared to F3 ( ...

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