Tesla Model 3 & Volkswagen ID.4 Shine in the Netherlands in March

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 15:46:22 +0000

The Dutch plugin vehicle (PEV) market dropped 4% in March, to 4,834 plugin registrations, but that result wasn’t all that bad considering that the overall market fell even more (-18% YoY). Last month’s PEV share was at 20% (9% BEV), pushing the year-to-date PEV share to 15% (5.6% BEV), which is still significantly down from […]

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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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China × Cleantech — March 2021

Credit to Author: Tim Dixon| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 21:42:45 +0000

Welcome to China × Cleantech — March 2021 edition. Our China x Cleantech series covers top cleantech stories in China each month. EV Sales Tesla Model Y Ramps Up In China, $4400 Wuling EV Still #1 On the 18th of March, José Pontes reported on the sales numbers of the Chinese EV market in February of 2021. […]

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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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DeepGreen Pens Open Letter To BMW, Volvo, Google, Samsung SDI & Other Brands

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2021 01:29:56 +0000

DeepGreen has written an open letter to various brands, such as BMW, Google, Samsung SDI, and Volvo. Before I dive in and share the open letter, I want to re-share what DeepGreen is: a deep-sea mining company that has a vision of a zero-carbon, circular economy with goals to source metals with the least environmental […]

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Tesla Model 3 Tops European Market in February — EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2021 20:07:12 +0000

Despite a still-hurting overall auto market (-20% YoY in February), the European passenger plugin vehicle market continues to rise. More than 115,000 plugin vehicles were registered on the continent in February (+66% YoY), placing last month’s plugin vehicle share at 14% (5.9% full electrics/BEVs). That resulted in the 2021 plugin vehicle (PEV) share remaining 14% […]

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BMW Is Finally “Ready To Compete With Tesla,” Media Outlet Reports — But Is That The Right Framing?

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 21 Mar 2021 23:57:45 +0000

BMW’s new EVs are “ready to compete with Tesla,” Inverse has claimed. The article noted that BMW took some time away from EVs but has recently returned to the EV space with a new EV that is “ready to take on the Audi, Jaguar, and Mercedes-Benz luxury EVs already on the market — and, of […]

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Watch Made-in-China Tesla Model Y Race NIO ES6 & BMW iX3

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2021 04:10:56 +0000

In the video below, you can watch a performance comparison of three electric vehicles that are currently available to buy in China. The three vehicles were a made-in-China Tesla Model Y, a NIO ES6, and a BMW iX3. Although the made-in-China Tesla Model Y was not a Performance version, but rather a Long Range model, […]

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Tesla Model Y Ramps Up In China, $4400 Wuling EV Still #1

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2021 02:46:28 +0000

Plugin vehicles had another great month in China last month, with 104,000 registrations, a six-fold jump compared to the same month last year. Though, recall that February 2020 was heavily disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic. Still, if we were to compare with February 2019, last month also showed a major jump in sales. Two years […]

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