UK’s July EV Market Share At 9% — Up Almost 4× Year On Year

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 02:07:45 +0000

The UK saw plugin electric vehicle market share hit 9.0% in July 2020, up significantly from 2.5% in July 2019. Full battery electric vehicles continue to dominate over plugin hybrids. The overall auto market saw very strong recovery from this year’s coronavirus-slammed era, growing 11.3% compared to the same month last year

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300,000 Miles In Tesla Model S — But Just Getting Started (& Getting Crazier)

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 00:30:22 +0000

It’s true. A Tesla with 300,000 miles isn’t that impressive anymore. After all, there are a handful out there over 500,000, and even one over 600,000 miles

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Germany’s EV Market Share Hits All-Time Record, 11.4% in July — Up 4× Year on Year

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 23:46:12 +0000

Germany, Europe’s largest auto market, saw record 11.4% plugin electric vehicle market share in July, up over 4× from the same month last year. The cumulative year-to-date EV market share now stands at 8.5%. This is even though the overall auto market recovered from the lull of recent months, with July 2020 sales down just 5% from July

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Will Nikola Or Tesla Produce America’s First Production Battery Electric Trucks?

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 18:05:56 +0000

Last month, Nikola Motor broke ground on its first factory in Coolidge, Arizona, where it plans to produce the Nikola Tre and Nikola Two Class 8 trucks. Just a few days earlier, Tesla broke ground on its newest factory under construction in Austin, Texas where it plans to produce the Cybertruck, Semi, Model Y, and Model

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Tesla Model X Knows How To Take A Hit (Video)

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 17:24:48 +0000

Sometimes, though, accidents simply cannot be avoided. You could be minding your own business when all hell comes crashing through your door and slamming you out of its way. This is literally what happened to the owner of a blue Tesla Model X as she waited at a red light

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Lightning Systems Launches New Energy Division Focused On Making Fleet Charging Easy

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 17:05:15 +0000

Colorado-based electric powertrain builder Lightning Systems has launched a new division focused on bringing the latest EV charging solutions to its customers. In addition to simply providing EV chargers and supporting financing, the new division will help fleet managers build a comprehensive charging system to ensure they are up to the task of providing round the clock charging to keep the fleet on the road

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Conexxion Delivers A Hydrogen Bus … With A Trailer?

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 16:02:22 +0000

hydrogen bus trailerBuilt to showcase fuel cell stacks built with existing technology, these hydrogen bus test mules sure proved … something! Right

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Interviewing ChargePoint’s CEO As ChargePoint Raises $127 Million To Accelerate Europe & Fleet Charging Deployments

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 14:21:51 +0000

We spoke to Pat Romano, President and CEO at ChargePoint, to talk about a new round of funding for ChargePoint to better understand how the company plans to leverage it in the coming months and years

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Who Is Xpeng?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 06:51:07 +0000

Xpeng, or Xiaopeng Motors, was founded in 2014 — two years after the Tesla Model S came out — in Guangzhou, China. Without a doubt, it took the idea of “copying what Tesla did” to a potentially obsessive level (I’ll come back to that later on)

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Sweden Plugin Vehicle Market Share Hits 29.5% In July, Up 3x Year On Year

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 05:57:44 +0000

July 2020 saw 29.5% plugin vehicle market share in Sweden, up from 10% in July

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