Tesla Model 3 Holds 17% of US Small + Midsize Luxury Car Market

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2020 13:00:03 +0000

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has repeatedly said — including very emphatically on the last Tesla conference call — that consumer demand is not a problem at all for Tesla. It seems from his comments that there is far more consumer demand than production capacity. However, we don’t know how much more, and we don’t know how that demand is spread out geographically across the world

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US Auto Sales Down By 1.5 Million In 2nd Quarter, Amplifying Long Trends

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2020 04:04:12 +0000

US auto sales, as we all know by now, took a massive hit in the second quarter of 2020. After collecting the sales data of 31 auto brands (almost all of them), I decided to dig in a little deeper — and further back in time — to try to get a better sense of trends and which companies are facing particularly challenging mid- to long-term circumstances

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“Tell Us the Condition of Our Craft” — The Case for Pilot Mode: Improving Energy Feedback in the Tesla Model 3

Credit to Author: Danny Parker| Date: Sun, 09 Aug 2020 03:58:41 +0000

Even when the Tesla Model 3 begins to fully drive itself, it will still have humans on board. And it is best not to forget that. 

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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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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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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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Norway Plugin Vehicle Market Share Now Over 68%

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Tue, 04 Aug 2020 05:16:51 +0000

Norway hit 68.4% plugin electric vehicle market share in July, up significantly from 48% in July 2019. The 2020 year-to-date figure is also now over 68%, up from 2019’s full-year result of 56%

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Tesla = 19% of Global Plugin Vehicle Market

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 11:00:39 +0000

Yesterday, I reported that the Tesla Model 3 had nearly 4× as many sales as the second best selling electric vehicle in the world in the first half of 2020, and more sales than the 2nd best selling, 3rd best selling, 4th best selling, 5th best selling, and 6th best selling plugin vehicles combined. Let’s now look briefly at plugin vehicle sales rankings by brand

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China × Cleantech — June 2020

Credit to Author: Tim Dixon| Date: Sun, 02 Aug 2020 20:06:02 +0000

Welcome to China × Cleantech — June 2020. Our China x Cleantech series covers top cleantech stories in China each month

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