From Tesla Killers To Unwitting Tesla Ads: The Uphill Battle Of Premium Legacy Brands Has Just Begun

Credit to Author: Carlo Ombello| Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 22:00:03 +0000

Mercedes EQCIt was a favorite term of skeptics and detractors for years: the “Tesla killer.” The theory was that, as soon as premium carmakers started producing their own fully electric models, that would be the end for the fragile Californian startup. After all, how could Musk’s company even dream of competing with the century-old, giant automakers’ well-oiled machines

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Tesla Model 3 Shatters Records In Hot European Market — EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 04:57:17 +0000

The European plug-in electric vehicle market registered a record 77,000 vehicles in December (+88%!), with the Dutch market most helping to pull the market up. Fully electric vehicles (+91% year over year) grew a bit faster than plug-in hybrids (+81%), with the powertrain breakdown becoming even more friendly to fully electric vehicles (68% to 32% in December, versus 64% to 36% in 2019)

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Audi Puts Up $100 Million For 10% Onsite EV Charging — HUGE Project

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 02:26:06 +0000

How much does Audi see the future being electric? Well, with plans to include EV charging stations at 1 out of every 10 parking spaces at its German factories by mid-2022, Audi seems to think this is where we’re headed. True, that’s mid-2022 not mid-2020, and it’s only 10%, but I don’t know any other auto company with 10% of its parking spaces being electrified!

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Poor Man’s Autopilot: Where Is The Outrage?

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 22:36:08 +0000

In a video titled “Poor Man’s Autopilot,” the owner of an i3 with the ability to do self-parking and adaptive cruise control explains how to mimic Tesla’s Autopilot. And there are many more than this

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Tesla vs. BMW, Jaguar, Porsche — Worldwide Sales

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 02:17:28 +0000

Comparing Tesla vehicle sales to pickup truck and compact budget car sales is too much of an apples-to-oranges comparison. But comparing Tesla sales to the sales of the world’s top luxury auto brands is getting interesting

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Renault Zoe Wins 2019 EV Model Trophy In Germany, BMW Wins Manufacturer Trophy

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 01:03:49 +0000

The German plug-in electric passenger vehicle market ended the year on fire, with registrations more than doubling in December, to 11,328 registrations

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Plug-In Vehicles = 5.7% of Portugal’s Auto Sales

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 19 Jan 2020 23:51:10 +0000

The Netherlands got most of the press from EV fans in recent weeks and months thanks to a stunning 54% plug-in vehicle (PEV) market share at the end of 2019 and the Tesla Model 3 bagging approximately twice as many 2019 sales as the #2 Volkswagen Polo

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Plug-In Vehicles = 5.5% of Switzerland’s Auto Sales

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 19 Jan 2020 19:12:01 +0000

Far and away, the Swiss plug-in vehicle (PEV) leader was the Model 3, which had 29% of PEV market share. That means it had ~1.6% of the overall auto market in Switzerland all by itself, and it put the Model 3 at #4 in the overall auto market in the country, only trailing the Skoda Octavia, Volkswagen Tiguan, and Volkswagen Golf

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Tesla Model 3 Dominates US Premium-Class Small & Midsize Car Market — 23% of 2019 Sales*

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 19 Jan 2020 00:00:02 +0000

The Tesla Model 3 continued to hog the throne on top of the US premium-class car market at the end of 2019. For the full year, the Model 3 accounted for 23% of small and midsize luxury car sales. In other words, nearly 1 out of every 4 small or midsize luxury cars sold in 2019 was a Tesla Model

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Tesla Model 3 Dominates US Premium-Class Small & Midsize Car Market — 23% of 2019 Sales

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 19 Jan 2020 00:00:02 +0000

The Tesla Model 3 continued to hog the throne on top of the US premium-class car market at the end of 2019. For the full year, the Model 3 accounted for 23% of small and midsize luxury car sales. In other words, nearly 1 out of every 4 small or midsize luxury cars sold in 2019 was a Tesla Model

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