Plugin Vehicles Hit 19% Market Share In Europe In June! Tesla Model 3 Has Best Month Ever!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 23:42:21 +0000

The European passenger plugin vehicle market continues in the fast lane, having gotten over 237,000 registrations in June and over a million registrations YTD — which is +157% year over year (YoY). Last month’s plugin vehicle share of the overall auto market was 19% (10% full electrics/BEVs), which pulled the 2021 plugin vehicle (PEV) share […]

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Mercedes Teases EQXX With 1000 Kilometers Of Range

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 18:14:50 +0000

In 2013, Volkswagen introduced the XL1, a super efficient passenger car whose claim to fame was that it needed only 1 liter of gasoline to travel 100 kilometers. Back then, nobody could have predicted that the EU, the UK, and several other nations would be thinking of banning the internal combustion engine by 2035 or […]

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Mercedes-Benz Prepares To Go All-Electric

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 17:45:56 +0000

After Renault Eways’ disappointing plans to transition to BEV by 2030, we got a much more realistic vision on the future from Stellantis. Now we get a long-term vision from Mercedes-Benz. The presentation of Mercedes-Benz is not an online mix of advertising and announcements as the previous two were. It is in a simple word […]

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Volvo Group, Daimler, & TRATON GROUP Pump Up Heavy-Duty Truck Charging

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 10 Jul 2021 14:44:05 +0000

Three top commercial vehicle manufacturers — Volvo Group, Daimler Truck, and TRATON GROUP — now have their eyes on the electric future, and that includes a big-picture view that encapsulates charging. They have reached an agreement to both “install and operate a high-performance public charging network for battery electric heavy-duty long-haul trucks and coaches across […]

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Carmakers Cannot Be Trusted After €875m Fine For Delaying Cleaner Cars

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 10 Jul 2021 00:59:23 +0000

Originally published on Transport & Environment. By Eoin Bannon Car manufacturers have been hit with a €875 million fine for illegally colluding to delay the supply of cleaner vehicles. Daimler, BMW, and Volkswagen Group colluded over five years to avoid competition on “cleaning better than what is required by law despite the relevant technology being available,” the […]

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Tesla Model 3 #1 in May in Europe

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2021 20:17:12 +0000

The European passenger plugin vehicle market continues on the rise, having gotten over 178,000 registrations in April and 796,000 registrations YTD — which is +158% year over year (YoY). Last month’s plugin vehicle share of the overall auto market was 16% (8% full electrics/BEVs), which keeps the 2021 plugin vehicle (PEV) share at 15% (7% […]

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Volvo & Volkswagen the Only European Carmakers on Track to Electrify on Time — New Study

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2021 14:52:15 +0000

Volvo Cars and Volkswagen are the only major carmakers ready to switch to electric in line with Europe’s net zero climate target, according to new analysis by Transport & Environment (T&E).

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Volkswagen Takes #1 And #2 Positions In European Electric Vehicle Market In April

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sat, 29 May 2021 04:37:37 +0000

The European passenger plugin vehicle market continues to rise. There were more than 159,000 plugin vehicle registrations in April, and 616,000 in the year to date (YTD). That’s +136% year over year (YoY). The plugin vehicle share of the overall auto market in April was 15% (7.1% fully electric vehicles), keeping the 2021 plugin vehicle […]

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Volkswagen Leads The Way In Germany — February EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 18:37:16 +0000

The German plugin vehicle market scored 40,000 registrations in February, with both technologies rising fast (+124% year over year for BEVs and +162% YoY for PHEVs). Last month’s plugin share ended at 21% (9.4% BEV), dragging the yearly tally down slightly to 21% (9.5% BEV). Overall, this market is definitely in The Disruption Zone (aka […]

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Daimler Is Considering An Early End Of ICE Vehicle Production

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 06:56:46 +0000

Daimler has stated before that it wants to achieve a CO2-free fleet by 2039, but the company is reportedly looking at ending ICE (internal combustion engine) vehicle production early. CEO Ola Källenius dropped a hint in an interview that the interim targets for electric vehicles could be revised upwards. The German publication Handelsblatt pointed out […]

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