The BMW iX1 Now On Sale in South Africa!

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Sat, 01 Apr 2023 19:03:44 +0000

The all-electric BMW iX1 is now on sale in South Africa. It starts from R1,140,000 ($62,928). It joins the growing list of battery electric vehicles now available from BMW for consumers in South Africa to buy, adding onto the MINI Cooper SE (which is the most affordable BEV in South Africa at the moment), the […]

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US Electric Car Sales Increased 65% In 2022

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2023 20:03:21 +0000

Update: According to our calculations, approximately 5.7% of US car sales were fully electric car sales in 2022. That’s up from 3.2% in 2021, 1.7% in 2020, and 1.4% in 2019. Tesla continues to dominate the US electric car sales market, which can make it seem as though not much is changing here. However, the […]

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BMW iX Introduction

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2023 10:00:34 +0000

cut-out-sideview_the-bmw-ix-xdrive50-The BMW iX got the introduction as the iX to tell the world BMW’s serious in making real BEVs for its best selling SUV models. Now there is an iX1 and an iX3 that are not really freshly designed fully electric models. The iX is a blank sheet design, but by its outside size, it […]

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8.5% of BMW USA Sales Electric in 4th Quarter

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 05 Jan 2023 00:37:30 +0000

BMW USA has released its 4th quarter and full-year 2022 sales figures. One of the highlights from BMW was that 4th quarter full-electric vehicle sales were greater than sales in the first 3 quarters combined. Overall, 4.7% of BMW USA’s sales in 2022 were electric vehicle sales. That’s not counting plugin hybrids (apparently, BMW got […]

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Norway’s EV Sales Explode Ahead Of Policy Changes

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Wed, 04 Jan 2023 13:17:13 +0000

Norway’s auto market saw plugin EV volume explode to take 87.6% share in December, with huge numbers of BEVs registered, and overall auto volumes double those of seasonal norms. The freak volume in December 2022 resulted from one-off pull-forward effects ahead of new policies and auto taxes applying from 2023 onwards. BEVs saw pull-forward sales, […]

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Norway BEVs Hit Record Volume in November — Tesla Model Y Leads

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Sat, 03 Dec 2022 19:55:08 +0000

Plugin electric vehicles took 89.3% share of the auto market in Norway in November, down from 91.2% year on year. Full electrics (BEVs), however, grew their share YoY, from 73.8% to 81.6%. Plugin hybrids continued to tail off, dropping to 7.7% from 17.4% YoY. Overall auto volumes were 19,513 units, up almost 28% YoY. November’s […]

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Norway’s BEVs Still Growing Well, Even While PHEVs Fall Away

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Thu, 03 Nov 2022 18:20:02 +0000

Norway’s auto market saw 86.4% plugin electric vehicle share in October, down year on year, from 89.3%. Full electrics grew share by 7.5% YoY, but were outweighed by a drop in plugin hybrids. Overall auto volumes were 12,558 units, up 8.5% YoY, and above the pre-2020 seasonal norm of 11,635 units. October’s bestseller was the […]

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Fully Electric Vehicles Reached ~6% Of Auto Sales In USA In 3rd Quarter

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2022 03:57:23 +0000

6% of US auto sales is up from EVs’ 2.2% of US auto sales in Q3 2020.

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US Electric Vehicle Market Growing, Yet Tesla Still Dominates

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 27 Aug 2022 03:40:07 +0000

We don’t have US sales data for all electric vehicle models, since automakers don’t break out sales of electric and non-electric versions of the same model (example: gas-powered Hyundai Kona sales and Hyundai Kona EV sales are combined in Hyundai’s sales reports). However, increasingly, automakers are rolling out standalone electric models (examples: Hyundai IONIQ 5, […]

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Driving a BMW iX From Cape Town To Johannesburg in 20 Hrs!

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Mon, 04 Jul 2022 17:35:11 +0000

Justus Visagie and Ernest Page set a record for the fastest ever all-electric car drive between Cape Town and Johannesburg in a BMW iX! When electric cars are discussed on various local forums, as well as on social media, most of the comments will be quite negative and mostly FUD around the now too common […]

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