Plug-In Vehicles = 14% of Vehicle Sales in Sweden in November

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 04:50:05 +0000

Norway gets most of the glory for electric vehicle sales leadership, or China does for the sheer volume of sales there (approximately half of the global market), but there are a few other country markets with notable electric vehicle market share (if not volume) that are fun to track and interesting to compare to Norway. One of those markets is Sweden, which very quietly sits near the top of EV market share rankings

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Plug-In Hybrids Pull Up Europe’s Plug-In Market — October EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sat, 30 Nov 2019 04:58:24 +0000

The European passenger plug-in vehicle (PEV) market recorded some 48,000 registrations in October (+46%), and this time it was the plug-in hybrids (+75% growth year over year, or YoY) that pulled the PEV market up. Fully electric vehicles (BEVs) remained at cruising speed (+26%), leading to a nearly even (51% BEVs / 49% PHEVs, vs. 65% / 35% YTD) breakdown between both technologies in October

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Why Tesla’s Plan To Build Gigafactory 4 In Germany Makes Sense

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 23 Nov 2019 00:50:39 +0000

Tesla’s plan to build Gigafactory 4 (GF4) in Germany makes sense if you look at it from the perspective of Tesla’s mission. Business Insider recently published an opinion piece on this topic, claiming the factory location didn’t make sense, and I am aiming to provide a different point of view of things

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Open The Plug-In Hybrid Floodgates! Germany EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2019 07:33:16 +0000

Something clicked in the German plug-in vehicle market after the summer holidays. The market had a record month (9,452 registrations) in September, and then October came and set a new record, this time 26% above the previous one! 11,926 plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) were registered, more than doubling last year’s result. With China’s PEV market in post-subsidy blues, this is a welcome boost to global sales. Now if only the US market helped to carry the burden

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French EV Market Up 65%, Finally Some Reshuffling!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2019 06:27:19 +0000

The French plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market had 6,433 registrations in October, up 65% year over year (YoY). Interestingly, this time, it was the plug-in hybrids (+118%) pulling the market up the most, with BEVs growing “just” 53%

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Daimler’s Crisis: Needs Something More Musk

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 16 Nov 2019 05:17:05 +0000

In an analysis by the acclaimed German news site Spiegel, the author points out Daimler’s crisis and that it needs “something more Musk, please.” The article, written in German, made several interesting points, but the main point is that Daimler is facing a crisis and Tesla is just one part of that crisis. The author of the article believes (and so do I) that perhaps Daimler’s CEO, Ola Källenius, needs to be more like Elon Musk to help save his company

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Tesla = 3rd Most Valuable Automaker In The World

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 20:10:55 +0000

With the companies recent stock price rise, Tesla [TSLA] has surpassed Daimler for the #3 spot on the list of most valuable automakers in the world. This is on the heels of news of Gigafactory 4’s location — Berlin — which makes the milestone especially interesting. Many may see Tesla coming to Germany as a slap in the face of some of the legacy automakers, but I see it simply as Tesla establishing another foothold as it climbs its own personal mountain. That mountain is its goal of accelerating society’s transition to 100% sustainable energy

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EV Industry Leaders Discuss Form & Function of the Innovative Charging Protocol ISO/IEC 15118

Credit to Author: Sponsored Content| Date: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 19:10:35 +0000

ISO 15118 WebinarISO/IEC 15118 is an innovative charging protocol, with benefits for EV drivers and the EV industry as a whole. Watch a webinar featuring industry leaders discussing the future of this technology!

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Hyundai Kona EV Wins The Netherlands In Slow Month — EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 04:19:28 +0000

After a memorable month of September, the plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) markets in the Netherlands slowed down significantly, growing just 37% in September, with 2,776 registrations, translating into a PEV share of 8.1% in October. That keeps the 2019 PEV share at a record 10%

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