Japan’s Disappointing EV Sales Are Bad For Africa, & Here’s Why

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Sat, 08 Aug 2020 23:35:28 +0000

A potential bottleneck could come quite soon on the used EV supply side. Thanks to Japanese OEM’s love of mild hybrids and their quest to prolong the ICE age as long as possible, sales of EVs in Japan have been very disappointing. Sales have been so poor that the market share of EVs in Japan was recently just under 1%

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Africa’s Low Motorization Levels Present An Opportunity For Another Leapfrog Event

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 07 Aug 2020 20:25:18 +0000

Even counting used vehicles, the majority of African countries still have very low levels of motorization compared to countries in the developed world. Only a handful of countries have motorization rates above 100 vehicles per 1,000 people

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Tesla & The Minions — China EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sat, 25 Jul 2020 05:24:56 +0000

The overall Chinese market returned to negative numbers in June, down 6% year over year (YoY), but on paper, plugins fared much worse, down 53% last month

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Driving Electric In Africa Is A Whole Lot Cheaper Than Driving ICE: Part 2

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 18:05:03 +0000

Africa’s highest mileage BMW i3. Shaun Maidment’s i3 has done 252 000 km (Courtesy of evCrowdRoute)One of the best ways to reduce emissions going forward is not to restrict the importation of used vehicles but to simply shift to cleaner and safer used vehicles. Used vehicles tend to come in at price points that are more affordable for the target market in most of these African countries

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BYD Bringing Electric Tang & Yuan To Colombia!

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2020 21:09:01 +0000

BYD is almost always one of the first automakers to bring electric vehicles to a country in South America. Colombia is the latest winning nation to benefit from BYD’s cleantech innovation, and in this case it’s getting the well loved Tang EV and Yuan

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Tesla Model 3 Is Undisputed EV Leader In China — EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sat, 20 Jun 2020 02:48:45 +0000

While the overall Chinese auto market returned to positive numbers in May (+7% year over year), plugins are still in the red and were down 32% last month, with close to 73,000 registrations

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7 ICE Killers We Would Really Like To See In Africa To Help End The ICE Age!

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Sun, 21 Jun 2020 03:40:20 +0000

Accelerating EV adoption is one of the best ways to reduce carbon emissions, since the transport sector is one of the major contributors of carbon emissions. We recently looked at how increasing the penetration of EVs in Kenya can also help improve air quality and reduce CO2 emissions

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Tesla Model 3 Undisputed Leader In China — EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sat, 20 Jun 2020 02:48:45 +0000

While the overall Chinese auto market returned to positive numbers in May (+7% year over year), plugins are still in the red and were down 32% last month, with close to 73,000 registrations

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BYD Qin = China’s Best Selling Electric Vehicle In April (China EV Sales Report)

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Mon, 25 May 2020 02:50:37 +0000

Plugin vehicle sales continue to recover in China. They were still down 29% year over year (YoY) in April, but that was the smallest drop so far this year. Slightly more than 61,000 units were registered in April

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Tesla Model 3 Shines In Transition Month In China

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sat, 25 Apr 2020 19:00:08 +0000

With the Chinese market slowly returning to normal, now that China has endured the first wave of the COVID pandemic, sales have started to recover from February’s fall into the abyss. In March they dropped just 51%, to around 60,000 units, a significant improvement from the 65% fall of the previous month

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