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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Fastned Needs More Locations to Build Charging Stations

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 16:22:59 +0000

Some company conference calls to discuss financial results with the investment community are more interesting than others. Last Tuesday, April 13, 2021, Fastned discussed the 2020 complete year and Q1 2021 results with the usual suspects from the financial institutions. If you read this excellent article by Mark Kane, you will be better informed about […]

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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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DeepGreen CEO Gerard Barron Opens Up About DeepGreen’s Open Letter to BMW & Other Brands

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 03:01:00 +0000

Recently, DeepGreen penned an open letter to BMW, Volvo, Google, and other brands about the importance of seafloor minerals and approached extraction cautiously with an exacting commitment to science-based impact analysis and environmental protection. I also interviewed DeepGreen’s CEO, Gerard Barron, via email last year. Yesterday, I had the pleasure of a second interview with […]

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Who Can Use Plug & Charge?

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 17:39:35 +0000

There is a lot of confusion about “plug & charge.” All Tesla drivers know how great it is. Some Fastned customers share this experience. But most people just wonder why it does not work for them. Let me try to explain this. To be able to use plug & charge, your car must be able […]

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Analysis of My Tesla Financial Model on GitHub

Credit to Author: Vijay Govindan| Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 19:10:26 +0000

Yesterday, I got some good feedback on my post about releasing a Tesla Financial Model on GitHub*. It occurred to me an analysis of my Tesla financial model would be useful. I can’t expect everyone to download it. I was able to work and create a simple macro that copied and pasted the Monte Carlo […]

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3 Years of $0 Charging, “Tesla 2 S-3-X-Y 4 My Shirt” Lineup Proposal, Jackery Explorer 1500 — CleanTechnica Top 20

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 05:17:06 +0000

The most popular CleanTechnica stories of the past two weeks were led by my thoughts on $0 spent charging after nearly 3 years with only electric cars. Next up was, frankly, a joke. But I also sort of wish Elon would make that the Tesla lineup. And then there’s the new Jackery Explorer 1500 Portable […]

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Tesla Model 3 & Volkswagen ID.4 Shine in the Netherlands in March

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 15:46:22 +0000

The Dutch plugin vehicle (PEV) market dropped 4% in March, to 4,834 plugin registrations, but that result wasn’t all that bad considering that the overall market fell even more (-18% YoY). Last month’s PEV share was at 20% (9% BEV), pushing the year-to-date PEV share to 15% (5.6% BEV), which is still significantly down from […]

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