Plugin Vehicles Hit 19% Market Share In Europe In June! Tesla Model 3 Has Best Month Ever!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 23:42:21 +0000

The European passenger plugin vehicle market continues in the fast lane, having gotten over 237,000 registrations in June and over a million registrations YTD — which is +157% year over year (YoY). Last month’s plugin vehicle share of the overall auto market was 19% (10% full electrics/BEVs), which pulled the 2021 plugin vehicle (PEV) share […]

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Record Month For Plugin Electric Vehicles In China! 15% Share!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 12:08:37 +0000

Plugins are on fire in China, having scored a record 235,000 registrations last month, pulling the year-to-date (YTD) tally to 1.1 million units, a far cry from the 360,000 units that this market had 12 months ago. Share-wise, June also witnessed a record month, hitting 15% (12% full electrics/BEVs). This pulled the 2021 share to […]

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US Auto Sales: Tesla Had Highest % Increase from Q2 2019 to Q2 2021, 5th Highest Volume Increase

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2021 10:57:06 +0000

Another quarter has wrapped up and we have more grand trends in the US auto industry. In the charts and text below, I’m comparing Q2 2021 (the second quarter of 2021) with Q2 2020 and also with Q2 2019. Naturally, year-over-year changes are interesting, but given how unique last year was, I think it’s more […]

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Skoda Enyaq Jumps to #1 in Netherlands

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 21:12:31 +0000

The Dutch plugin vehicle (PEV) market continues in the fast lane, with 8,821 plugin registrations logged last month. That meant that last month’s PEV share of the overall passenger auto market was 26% (18% BEV), pulling the year-to-date PEV share to 20% (10% BEV) and the total tally to 32,079 units. The market share is […]

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Carmakers Cannot Be Trusted After €875m Fine For Delaying Cleaner Cars

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 10 Jul 2021 00:59:23 +0000

Originally published on Transport & Environment. By Eoin Bannon Car manufacturers have been hit with a €875 million fine for illegally colluding to delay the supply of cleaner vehicles. Daimler, BMW, and Volkswagen Group colluded over five years to avoid competition on “cleaning better than what is required by law despite the relevant technology being available,” the […]

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The BMW i4, iX, & iX3 Are Coming To South Africa!

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Wed, 07 Jul 2021 15:59:49 +0000

There was a time when my dream car was a BMW. Here is how my love for BMW started. In high school, along with Physics, French was my other favorite subject. I had been very keen on learning the French language during my primary school days because my father, my sister, and my older brothers, […]

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BMW Starts iX Production

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 04 Jul 2021 08:15:10 +0000

BMW’s next fully electric vehicle is now rolling off of production lines in Dingolfing, Germany, which is BMW Group’s largest production facility in Europe. BMW iX production is getting rolling thanks to more than €400 million of investment at the factory. The BMW iX xDrive50 has a range rating of 600 kilometers (373 miles) thanks […]

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Will UK’s Share of European Electric Vehicle Production Drop from 25% to 4%?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 04 Jul 2021 00:02:02 +0000

Our friends over at Transport & Environment (T&E) are concerned that the UK is taking its electric vehicle production sector for granted and not doing enough to retain its EV production leadership. According to the organization, 25% of the EVs produced in Europe were produced in the UK in 2018. That’s quite a percentage, and […]

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Will UK’s Share of European Electric Vehicle Production Drop from 50% to 4%?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 04 Jul 2021 00:02:02 +0000

Our friends over at Transport & Environment (T&E) are concerned that the UK is taking its electric vehicle production sector for granted and not doing enough to retain its EV production leadership. According to the organization, 50% of the EVs produced in Europe were produced in the UK in 2018. That’s quite a percentage, and […]

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Tesla Model 3 #1 in May in Europe

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2021 20:17:12 +0000

The European passenger plugin vehicle market continues on the rise, having gotten over 178,000 registrations in April and 796,000 registrations YTD — which is +158% year over year (YoY). Last month’s plugin vehicle share of the overall auto market was 16% (8% full electrics/BEVs), which keeps the 2021 plugin vehicle (PEV) share at 15% (7% […]

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