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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Elon Musk Is Taking Tesla Beyond Other Automakers With Common Sense: Long-Term Thinking

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 06:09:24 +0000

Even casual observers are familiar with Tesla’s Master Plan, a three-part strategy to bring a mid-priced EV to the mass market

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72% Plugin Vehicle Market Share in the Netherlands!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sat, 09 Jan 2021 16:44:53 +0000

The Netherlands had an amazing 30,860 plugin registrations in December, a 34% increase over the previous all-time record, set in the same month of last year, which itself was beating a 4 year old record

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Record Electric Vehicle Sales In Europe!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Wed, 30 Dec 2020 03:48:06 +0000

Despite the overall automotive market being in the doghouse, -14% year over year (YoY), Europe’s passenger plugin market is on fire, having score a record 166,000 registrations in November (+198% YoY). That placed last month’s plugin share at 16% share — 8% full electrics (BEV)

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Record Electric Vehicle Sales in China

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Mon, 28 Dec 2020 00:15:35 +0000

While the overall Chinese auto market is slowly picking up (+12% year over year in November), plugin vehicles are already on the fast lane, growing by 138% year over year (YoY) to a record 198,000 units

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21% Plugin Vehicle Share! Open the Gates in Germany!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Wed, 23 Dec 2020 20:33:24 +0000

The German automotive market has opened the floodgates wide open for plugin vehicles. November was yet another record month, and this time with a 24% increase over the previous record, set in October

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30% Plugin Vehicle Market Share in the Netherlands!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sat, 19 Dec 2020 05:38:15 +0000

November saw the Dutch plugin vehicle (PEV) market stay at full charge, with 9,910 registrations representing the market’s best score ever if we exclude December months, which are prone to incentive-derived year-end rushes

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After Extreme Winter Testing, The BMW iX Is Headed For Winter Fun

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 16 Dec 2020 07:32:08 +0000

After extreme winter testing in September–November, BMW is taking the iX battery-electric SUV on a winter sports tour, both the promote the car and prove it has what it takes in the cold

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Micromobility: Your Next Motorcycle Might Be An Electric Bike

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Wed, 09 Dec 2020 21:05:01 +0000

Electric bikes are rapidly evolving to meet 80% of the use cases of the bottom end of the motorcycle market. The Innovator’s Dilemma tells us what that means for motorcycle companies

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Is the Future of Mercedes Either Tesla or LVMH ?

Credit to Author: Benjamin Schulz| Date: Wed, 09 Dec 2020 16:20:12 +0000

In an article from earlier this year, we speculated that “Mercedes and BMW need to adopt the Tesla tech platform” to survive. Since then, the share prices of both Daimler (up from 37.4€ to 57.9€ billion) and BMW (up from 54.7€ to 73.53€ billion) has improved, but they were again outperformed by Tesla (236.8€ to 529.7€)

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