Germany’s Plugin EVs Resume Growth, Tesla Model Y Leads

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Thu, 08 Sep 2022 17:33:20 +0000

Europe’s largest auto market, Germany, saw plugin electric vehicles take 28.5% market share in August 2022, their best result YTD, though only marginally up on August 2021’s 27.6%. Overall auto volumes were 199,183 units, fractionally up YOY, but dramatically down by some 37% from the 2018-2019 seasonal average of 315,000 units.  The Tesla Model Y […]

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Sweden Plugin EV Share At 46.1% In August

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Fri, 02 Sep 2022 16:41:20 +0000

Sweden’s auto market recorded a plugin electric vehicle share of 46.1% in August 2022, a slight drop year on year from 47.1% share. Full electrics grew their share, but plugin hybrids lost more. Overall auto volumes were 26% down on pre-pandemic seasonal norms, at 20,576 units. The Volkswagen ID.4 was the best selling full electric […]

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Germany’s EV Share Cold Comfort Against 34% Shortfall In Overall Auto Market

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Sun, 07 Aug 2022 15:37:38 +0000

Germany, Europe’s largest auto market, saw plugin electric vehicles take 25.5% share in July. This up from 22.6% year on year. Overall auto market volumes were down some 34% from seasonal norms, to 205,911 units, the worst July performance in many years. The Fiat 500e was again Germany’s best selling full electric for the month. […]

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Sweden’s Plugin EV Revolution Continues To March Forward

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Mon, 01 Aug 2022 16:07:27 +0000

July saw plugin electric vehicles take 50.1% market share in Sweden, up from 37.6% year on year. Overall auto market volume was 17,834 units, up 6% Yoy, though still some 25% down from pre-pandemic norms for July. The best selling full electric was the Volkswagen ID.4. July’s combined plugin share of 50.1% comprised 26.3% full […]

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Germany Plugin EV Share Grows, Fiat 500e Bestseller, Grimm Warnings

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Thu, 07 Jul 2022 16:52:56 +0000

Europe’s largest auto market, Germany, saw plugin electric vehicles take 26.0% market share in June, up from 23.6% YoY. Overall auto volumes were down 18% YoY, to 224,558 units, the lowest June in 25 years (except 2020). The Fiat 500e was Germany’s best selling full electric in June. June’s combined plugin share of 26.0% comprised […]

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BMW i3 Production Ending

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 02 Jul 2022 07:04:53 +0000

The BMW i3 is a truly unique electric car — or unique car of any kind, for that matter. The i3 is likely to be on the streets of Europe and the US for many years to come. But production of new i3 cars has come to an end. I bought a used BMW i3 […]

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Sweden’s Plugin EV Share Grows In June — Tesla Model Y Overall Bestseller

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2022 14:03:37 +0000

In June 2022 Sweden’s plugin electric vehicles took 55.1% market share, up from 49.4% YoY. BEVs grew share by over 31% YoY, whilst PHEVs reduced share slightly. Overall auto market volume, at 26,059 units, was 28% down YoY. Sweden’s best selling vehicle (of any powertrain) in May was the Tesla Model Y. June’s combined plugin […]

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How 3 Years With A Tesla Model 3 Almost Made Me Forget About The Mobility Revolution

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Fri, 03 Jun 2022 05:00:22 +0000

The amount of writing about electric vehicles in mainstream media these days is staggering compared to when I decided to make the shift from fossil-fueled vehicles to electric vehicles in 2016. From a deep dive technical perspective, there are always new and interesting innovations, but in everyday life? Well, more and more people are making […]

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BMW i3 Long-Term Review from Australia

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Tue, 10 May 2022 05:00:08 +0000

Simon Bourne was planning his retirement, and one of his aims was to have a car that would last him as long as he needed it to. So he went to his local Toyota dealer with plans to buy a hybrid Corolla (HEV). While waiting, he spotted a consignment car reseller next door and had […]

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