UK April Plugin Electric Vehicle Share Over 13% Even After Grant Cuts

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Wed, 05 May 2021 16:22:48 +0000

The UK saw plugin electric vehicle market share at 13.25% in April 2021, with full electrics at a healthy 6.5% despite recent cuts in the government’s plugin car grant. The overall auto market continued to recover on showroom reopening, but remained down 13% from typical seasonal volume. April’s 13.25% combined plugin result consisted of 6.8% […]

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Are Traditional Automakers Still Investing In Gas & Diesel Engines?

Credit to Author: Matt Pressman| Date: Mon, 03 May 2021 02:38:25 +0000

Originally posted on EVANNEX. Right now, Tesla is at the vanguard of an all-electric future. On Wall Street, the company’s market value has outpaced its auto industry counterparts who specialize in internal combustion engine (ICE) technology. Are things changing, though? To that end, are Tesla’s competitors still investing in ICE development anymore? Analyzing legacy automakers, Jim Motovalli at Autoweek reports, […]

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Audi Shifts Approaches With The A6 e-Tron Concept

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 18:35:26 +0000

So far, Audi has created special electric models. The e-Tron crossover was the brand’s first, and now it is following up with the e-Tron GT. Now, the company seems to be heading toward making existing nameplates electric with the Audi A6 e-Tron concept. Audi has done this a couple times before, with the Q4 and […]

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Audi’s Road To Dakar Rally: Electrifying The Desert

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2021 17:05:40 +0000

In December, I covered Audi’s plans to electrify the Dakar Rally. The team has made good progress since then, with the concept of the prototype largely completed. First tests are planned for the middle of the year, and it will going to be using the motor-generator unit from its prior Formula-E car (but with needed […]

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Audi e-tron: No-Deposit Subscription in UK Now Available

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 14:19:50 +0000

The Audi e-tron is still a small fry in the United States (as is Audi in general), but it is a top seller in Europe. A couple of notable news items about the e-tron in recent months include that 1) you can now get an e-tron via a subscription in the UK (with no money […]

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Audi e-tron Supports Solar Nanogrid

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 20:46:26 +0000

Old(ish) Audi e-tron batteries are getting another life in India. In Uttar Pradesh, a German-Indian startup founded by Berlin-based Prodip Chatterjee, Nunam, has turned two Audi e-tron battery modules into the storage medium for a solar nanogrid. But how far can two battery modules go? Apparently, quite far in Uttar Pradesh. “The prototype currently allows […]

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Tesla’s Growth Path — Different Scenarios & Different Outcomes

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 14:01:19 +0000

I just saw Mercedes-Benz announce that it sold 590,999 passenger cars (+22.3%) in the 1st quarter of 2021. It got me thinking about the growth potential for Tesla, which is often lumped in with Mercedes, BMW, and Audi as a premium-class brand. I went and found Audi’s and BMW’s latest releases on quarterly global sales […]

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85% Plugin Vehicle Share In Norway — Pure Combustion Falls Below 10%

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 09:59:04 +0000

Norway, the world’s leading nation in the clean transport transition, saw 84.9% plugin electric vehicle market share in March 2021, the second highest plugin market share for a single month on record (only trailing December 2020’s plugin share of 87.1%) and up from 75.2% in March 2020. Old-school combustion vehicles fell to under 10% share […]

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Charts & Graphs: US Electric Vehicle Deliveries By Quarter (2018–2021)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 12:43:46 +0000

Talking or writing about electric vehicles, we typically try to keep context in mind and add useful context whenever possible. One thing specifically that I often feel compelled to explain, because of how important it is for market context, is that Tesla is in a league of its own in the United States (and, to […]

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Audi e-tron Scores New Quarterly Sales Record In USA

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 03 Apr 2021 21:37:03 +0000

The Audi e-tron just scored a new quarterly sales record in the United States. Before you get too excited about the news, though, recognize that the US market is nothing like the European market for the electric SUV from Germany. This new quarterly record? 3,474 units. With ~13 weeks in the first quarter of the […]

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