Hamburger Hochbahn Will Order Only 100% Electric Buses Starting In 2020

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 06:17:21 +0000

Hamburger Hochbahn is on a mission to put only electric buses on the streets of Hamburg, Germany, by 2020. You may know Hamburg as the spot where hamburgers were invented, but this is major port city in Germany with over a million people living in it

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Is The Tesla Model 3 The Ultimate First Responder Vehicle?

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 19:08:10 +0000

A new video shows a Tesla Model 3 that was put into service as a first responder service vehicle in Nuremberg, Germany. The choice of an American car for use as a service vehicle in the heart of Germany automotive country is a bold statement that the vehicle is finding a significant amount of traction with buyers around the world regardless of the fact that it is made in America

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Tesla Model 3 Is 2019’s Best Selling Vehicle In Dutch Lands

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Wed, 09 Oct 2019 05:08:18 +0000

We start this month’s EV sales reports in the Netherlands. (Well, we already started there with another article, but here’s a second.) The Dutch plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market grew a whopping 281% in September compared to the same month in 2018 (year over year, or YoY). The nation had 8,067 PEV registrations, the best month ever for plug-ins aside from previous fiscal-derived peaks in December 2013 (9,304 units), December 2015 (15,908), and December 2016 (11,132). So, all points to a record performance this coming December. How much, would you say? 16,000? 20,000? More

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Tesla Model 3 Shines In Off-Season Month In Europe

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sun, 29 Sep 2019 17:06:50 +0000

The European passenger plug-in vehicle market scored some 35,000 registrations in August (+15%), with fully electric vehicles (BEVs) continuing to grow at a fast pace (69%) while plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) are still suffering from the WLTP blues, down -29% year over year (YoY). They’ve failed to post one single growth month since last September, when the new WLTP emission rules started

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BMW i3 = #1 Electric Vehicle In Germany In August, Record Performance

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 14:15:35 +0000

The German plug-in electric vehicle market continued on the right track in August, having registered 8,121 units. Fully electric vehicles (BEVs) were up +104% year over year (YoY), while plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) keep suffering (down 9%). The plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) share was 2.6% in the month, with BEVs alone hitting 1.6%. That kept the 2019 plug-in share at 2.6% (1.7% BEV)

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2020 — The Year Of The Tesla Model Y & Other ICE-Killing Crossovers

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2019 05:14:33 +0000

I’m a big fan of the Tesla Model Y. I’ve written about the Model Y’s 3rd row being the key to it becoming the best selling vehicle in the world, the Model Y beating the Lamborghini Urus (which is over 3 times the price), styling tricks that Tesla used to make an SUV looks like a performance sedan, and most recently Tesla cutting Model Y prices

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Ugh — Germany’s Automakers Slow To Respond To Tesla Challenge

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2019 03:47:02 +0000

After growing fat on expanding sales and record profits, the world’s automakers are now facing lean times. The decade-long global economic expansion is running out of gas, and the industry-changing trend of electrification, which automakers happily ignored when the profits were rolling in, now looms as an existential threat

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Tesla Model 3 = #2 In Overall Dutch Auto Market In August

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2019 23:30:00 +0000

The Dutch electric vehicle market grew 79% in August, with 2,839 EV registrations logged. That translated into an electric vehicle share of 8.3%, placing the year-to-date EV share at 7.5%

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Trump’s So-Called “Justice Department” Drops Anti-Trust Bomb On Car Companies

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 08 Sep 2019 21:00:04 +0000

CARB LogoThe US government has put car companies on notice that if they dare oppose the president’s plan to roll back fuel economy standards, they will be accused of antitrust violations.

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Renault Zoe Wins In July, But Tesla Model 3 Remains 2019 Leader — Europe EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sat, 31 Aug 2019 03:56:06 +0000

The European passenger plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market had some 36,000 registrations in July, +32% year over year (YoY). That means the PEV market has grown 34% in 2019, a great performance considering this is an off-peak month for Tesla

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