Tesla Model 3 = #1 in France!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 21:01:18 +0000

In a red hot market in which fully electric vehicles (BEVs) jumped 183% year over year (YoY) and plugin hybrids (PHEVs) shot up 6-fold in March, plugin sales had their second best month ever in France. In total, 29,737 plugin vehicles were registered, allowing the plugin share to reach 16% last month (8.5% BEV). That […]

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Dubai To Put 4,000 Cruise Self-Driving Vehicles Into Operation By 2030

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 17:46:41 +0000

I’ve spent a lot of time in the UAE, and I’ve long said it would be one of the first places to implement robotaxis on a large scale. Word today is that it has placed an order with Cruise. The city of Dubai reports that it will be the first non-US city in the world […]

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Can You Get A Warranty For A Used Tesla? What About A Nissan Leaf? Let’s Get Some Answers!

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 14:10:17 +0000

Tesla delivered nearly 500,000 new electric cars last year. In 2019, it delivered over 367,000 cars. 2018, too, saw six-figure electric car sales. And Tesla is just one brand! Nissan has sold hundreds of thousands of LEAFs, Kia has sold thousands of Souls, etc., etc., ad nauseam. While those numbers are relatively small potatoes compared […]

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Volkswagen’s EV Plans, European EV Sales Trends, & EV Charging in Europe — CleanTech Talk

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 05:37:43 +0000

I recently sat down with Viktor Irle and Jose Pontes of EV Volumes to talk about Volkswagen Power Day, EV batteries, EV charging in Europe, and EV market share in Europe. To listen to our chat and their expert take on those topics, you can click play on the embedded SoundCloud player below or find […]

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Lithium Demand & Supply Forecasts For The US & China, Tesla & Volkswagen — Listen To Our Friday Podcast Live

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 03:53:38 +0000

A look at trends in the lithium industry, including forecasts for Tesla and reactions to Volkswagen Power Day.

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8 Days, 2 Kids, 2700 Miles, 1 Tesla — Lessons Learned From A Cross Country EV Road Trip

Credit to Author: Joe Wachunas| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 01:43:14 +0000

If there is one achilles heel of the electric automobile, it’s the road trip. Even if the road trip is something we only very occasionally ask of our personal vehicles, it’s still a crucial aspect of the American car owner experience. If electric transportation is ever going to fully kick gas cars into the ash […]

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March Brings Fresh EV Records To Italy’s Car Market

Credit to Author: Carlo Ombello| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:09:28 +0000

Italy’s EV sales get a substantial boost in March as the first quarter of 2021 ends with electrifying new records. The year started with rather soft numbers following a brilliant end to 2020, but a notable shift in pace now bodes well for the months to come.

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Tesla “trying to get probability of no injury above 99.999999% of miles for city driving” With FSD, Elon Musk Tweets

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 23:06:40 +0000

It all started with a tweet. I guess that could start many chapters in the Book of Tesla. Less than an hour ago, Elon Musk sent out a simple but enthusiastic tweet: “Tesla AI/Autopilot engineering is awesome! Making excellent progress solving real-world AI.” Naturally, the response of many Tesla owners who bought the Full Self-Driving […]

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Korean Report: LG–Magna Joint Venture On Verge Of Winning Contract For Apple Electric Car

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 18:31:23 +0000

The Korea Times, a major newspaper in Korea, reports that a joint venture between LG Electronics and Magna International is “very near” a contract with Apple to manufacture electric vehicles for the computer and smartphone giant. LG Electronics has worked with automakers for ages to supply big portions of their vehicles — perhaps most famously […]

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