Tesla’s Position Among US Auto Brands (Charts)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2021 12:00:49 +0000

On Saturday, I published a new CleanTechnica report showing that US auto sales were down 15% in 2020, whereas Tesla’s US sales were estimated to be up 9%. Only two companies other than Tesla had their US sales increase in 2020 — Volvo and Alfa Romeo, each by 2%. However

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US Auto Sales Down 2,484,375 (15%) In 2020, Tesla Up 9%

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 16 Jan 2021 16:52:41 +0000

The US auto market took a whipping in 2020. No one knows why. (Oh … yeah … never mind.) Overall, US auto sales were down by 2,592,185, or 15%, last year. Only three automakers saw their year-over-year sales increase from 2019 to

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Stunning Video Chart: Tesla [TSLA] vs. Other Auto Company Market Cap Changes (2006–2020)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 18 Dec 2020 18:29:40 +0000

We don’t often cover the day-to-day or even month-to-month stock market frenzy, but there is no doubt that growth in Tesla [TSLA] market cap has been a stunning thing to witness in recent years, and especially in the past year

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European Taxpayers Fork Out €32 Billion A Year To Subsidize Polluting Company Cars

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 04:22:53 +0000

Six out of 10 cars sold in Europe are company cars, and almost all of these are diesel or petrol

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Kia: Auto industry seen to surpass sales target

Credit to Author: Mayvelin U. Caraballo, TMT| Date: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 16:18:11 +0000

The automotive industry could still sell 275,000 cars in 2020 despite the impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic on the Philippine economy. Kia Philippines President Manny Aligada made this projection during a briefing on Friday. The figure is lower than the 369,941 vehicles sold in 2019 and higher than the sector’s goal of […]

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My Interview With Peter Mertens, Former Board Member of Audi, Volkswagen Group, Volvo, & Jaguar Land Rover

Credit to Author: Alex Voigt| Date: Sat, 04 Jul 2020 15:41:20 +0000

After my article “There Will Be Blood” was published here on CleanTechnica, Peter Mertens, the former Head of R&D at Audi and former Board Member of Audi, Volkswagen, Volvo, and Jaguar Land Rover, and now Board Member of Faurecia, Recogni and Chairman of the Advisory Board of Valens, reached out to me and asked if I am interested in an interview with him

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Volkswagen, Where Are You Going?

Credit to Author: Alex Voigt| Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 02:32:17 +0000

Escalation is the word that describes best what happened in recent weeks within Volkswagen, and it’s an escalation that is not helpful for CEO Herbert Diess, the Volkswagen Group, our society, Germany, or the environment

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There Will Be Blood — Peter Mertens, Former Head of Audi R&D: “We All Did Sleep”

Credit to Author: Alex Voigt| Date: Sun, 14 Jun 2020 01:14:53 +0000

I write this article full of anger as a German about the German auto industry. The Octopus is one of the most fascinating and intelligent animals in our seas. Scientists predict that if they didn’t die that early after the new generation is born, because of their ability to learn, they would be “the humans of the sea,” dominating all other sea animals large and small, just like humans do on soil

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2025 Supply & Demand Predictions For The Global Auto Market — Tesla vs. Everyone Else

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Sun, 07 Jun 2020 20:10:52 +0000

The 4 ways I’m going to look at the auto market is by looking at supply and demand, looking at each from a Tesla perspective and from the perspective of the rest of the industry. My gut feel going into this analysis was that all cars sold would be electric by 2025. I was wrong. Let’s look at why

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German Automaker Paradigms

Credit to Author: Alex Voigt| Date: Sun, 07 Jun 2020 03:16:09 +0000

It is true that an electric motor alone does not allow a huge differentiation like we experience it with the combustion engine but the real BEV drive train is the combination of the battery with the electric motor, braking system, Software, Inverter and not the electric motor alone

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