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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Electric Vehicle Registrations Increase Over 60% YOY In Australia — Greater Surge To Come

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 01:00:40 +0000

By David Waterworth  Great news. However, we have to realise that this comes off a low base. Penetration of the new vehicle market by EVs (BEVs and PHEVS) is estimated to reach 2% in Australia during 2021. It may actually exceed this, as pundits predict that Tesla will ship in 15,000 cars from China and […]

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Even Qatar Ordering Electric Buses Now! (And Finland)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 23:11:03 +0000

They’re often my favorite stories to cover. Logically, the delivery of a few or even few dozen electric buses doesn’t seem extremely noteworthy. However, I’m so eager to see bus fleets electrify that the stories light me up and I jump on them. Today, we have another one of those stories, or two. Hot & […]

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China × Cleantech — May 2021

Credit to Author: Tim Dixon| Date: Tue, 06 Jul 2021 23:18:38 +0000

Welcome to China × Cleantech — May 2021 edition. Our China x Cleantech series covers top cleantech stories in China each month. EV Sales 10% Plugin Vehicle Share In China! On the 26th of May, José Pontes reported on the sales numbers of the Chinese EV market in April of 2021. April was a great month, with […]

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Cape Town-Based Golden Arrow Bus Services Rolls Out Electric Bus Pilot Study

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Tue, 06 Jul 2021 15:48:58 +0000

Cape Town-based Golden Arrow Bus Services (GABS), one of South Africa’s large mass transit intra-city bus service companies, is currently running a pilot study for electric buses on its routes. GABS has been providing road based public transport to the community of Cape Town for 160 years and currently employs more than 2,500 people. Its […]

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China × Cleantech — April 2021

Credit to Author: Tim Dixon| Date: Mon, 07 Jun 2021 23:35:29 +0000

Welcome to China × Cleantech — April 2021 edition. Our China x Cleantech series covers top cleantech stories in China each month. EV Sales 11% Plugin Vehicle Share In China! On the 23rd of April, José Pontes reported on the sales numbers of the Chinese EV market in March of 2021. It was a great month, […]

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BYD Aims To “Revolutionize” The Electric School Bus

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 06 Jun 2021 06:11:17 +0000

If you have followed the electric bus market for a day, or even an hour, you have surely run across BYD. (And not only because I just wrote an article about several BYD electric bus stories a few hours ago.) Aside from selling thousands of electric buses around the world, BYD has a new bus […]

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Nissan Officially Electrifies Philippine Car Market with the LEAF

Credit to Author: Raymond Tribdino| Date: Sat, 29 May 2021 23:58:45 +0000

Nissan introduced the LEAF to the Philippines on May 9, officially plugging the country into the electric vehicle era. Nissan Philippines Inc. (NPI), the local sales distribution unit which is partly owned by Nissan Motor Corp. of Japan, is focused on an ecosystem approach to LEAF sales and support. The priorities are not only vehicle […]

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