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10 Top Characteristics Of Early/Short-Range EV Adopters — In My Experience

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sun, 23 Feb 2020 04:34:18 +0000

There are many people joining the electric vehicle (EV) movement every day, but we are still in the “early adopter” phase of the transition to electricity for transport. What does that make people who bought short-range EVs years ago? Super-early adopters? Ultra-early adopters

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7% Plug-In Vehicle Share In Germany!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 07:38:54 +0000

The German plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market started the year on fire, jumping 128% year over year (YoY), to a record 16,131 registrations. That smashed the previous record (12,026 units) set last October, so it seems the German locomotive has (finally) been set in motion

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Fossil Automakers Abandon US Monthly Sales Reporting

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 07:01:07 +0000

Now, 2020 has rolled around and a bunch more automakers have decided to ditch monthly sales reporting. Nissan (& Infiniti), Jaguar Land Rover, and Volkswagen (including Audi, Porsche, etc.) announced the change with press releases. Others didn’t seem to announce it but just stopped publishing the monthly numbers (Mercedes, BMW, and Toyota)

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Auto Industry: Incentivized To Not Change

Credit to Author: Alex Voigt| Date: Sun, 16 Feb 2020 21:41:41 +0000

Every nation of this world will do its best to protect its industry for the good of the country’s economy and its people. Politicians are elected to make sure industries and jobs are doing well, to stabilize income, and to reduce risk. There is absolutely nothing wrong with this protection. Unfortunately, politics can, by trying its very best to support its industry, destroy it without even realizing what’s happening. This has happened before, and there is a large risk that it’s happening today in the largest automotive producing countries, like Germany, Japan, and the

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11% Electric Vehicle Share In France!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sat, 15 Feb 2020 06:29:27 +0000

The French plug-in passenger electric vehicle market broke all of its previous records in January, with all-electric models jumping 258% to 10,952 units and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles surging 238% to 3,813 registrations

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Opel Ampera-e (Opel Who?!?) Wins January In The Netherlands — EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Fri, 14 Feb 2020 04:00:15 +0000

With a sales rush in the last days of 2019, one would imagine January would bring a big hangover for the plug-in vehicle market. But turns out, it hasn’t. Yes, the Dutch plug-in market was down 2% year over year (YoY), to 3,184 registrations, but because the overall market fell even more (-6% YoY), the plug-in vehicle (PEV) share (7.2%, 4.3% for fully electric vehicles alone) actually grew compared to 12 months ago (6.9% in January 2019). So … why is this happening

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Not All Cleantech ETFs Are Worth Investing In

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 10 Feb 2020 17:45:47 +0000

Funds based on third-party indices did very well and very poorly. Of the top seven performing funds, four were based solely on internal investment management decisions and didn’t start with third-party indices at all

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Tesla’s Market Cap Is Nearly That Of BMW & VW Combined

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 07 Feb 2020 08:03:22 +0000

Tesla now has as high a market cap that is nearly as large as BMW and VW combined. An article by Spiegel noted a few days ago that Tesla [TSLA] had surpassed the two, but the stock has dropped a bit since then. Nonetheless, it’s still close.

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#1 Tesla Model 3 = 14% of World’s Electric Vehicle Sales in 2019

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 06 Feb 2020 05:48:58 +0000

The Tesla Model 3 is the Usain Bolt of the electric vehicle market. It is far and away the most popular electric vehicle in the world. In fact, it had nearly 3× as many sales last year as the 2nd best selling electric vehicle (EV), and it accounted for ~4× as many sales as the 3rd best selling EV, the Nissan

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My Miami Electric MINI Cooper Drive — Urban Mobility & “Go-Kart Feeling” Goes Emissions-Free

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Sun, 02 Feb 2020 07:15:09 +0000

Ah! To zip through Miami’s city streets in a little electric sports car, a

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