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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Mercedes-Benz & CATL Team Up

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 17:12:33 +0000

One of the largest EV battery producers on the planet, CATL, and a luxury automaker out of Germany you might have heard of, Mercedes-Benz, have teamed up to “lead in battery technology.”

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Why Mercedes & BMW Vehicles Need To Adopt The Tesla Platform

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Sat, 01 Aug 2020 23:00:13 +0000

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has always been fairly straightforward about his willingness to open up Tesla tech to other companies. For example, he publicly commented about the possibility of partnering with Mercedes on an electric Mercedes Sprinter in November

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Finland Achieves 16% Plugin Vehicle Market Share

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 01 Aug 2020 22:32:52 +0000

Finland is the 4th best country in the world in terms of plugin vehicle market share this year. It is at 16% market share, double its 8% market share in 2019 and more than triple its 5% market share in 2018, according to our friends at EV Volumes

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4 New Electric Vans Just Hit The UK & European Markets

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 03:51:48 +0000

It’s amazing what the threat of massive fines can do for automakers. The European Union has been getting serious about the need for automakers to clean up their fleets, and all of a sudden we’re getting a lot more vehicle models and automakers are actually trying to sell them!

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Record EV Sales In Europe

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 01:42:41 +0000

While the overall European market is still in recovery mode in June, down 24% year over year (YoY), the European passenger plugin vehicle market has returned to the fast track, having achieved almost 93,000 registrations in June (+95%)

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8.6% Plugin Vehicle Market Share In Germany!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 18:41:33 +0000

While the German overall market is still recovering from the pandemic, dropping just 32% year over year (YoY) in June, the local plugin vehicle market is in much better shape, having registered almost 19,000 units, up 124% Yo

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Why Volkswagen CEO Ralf Brandstätter & Tesla CEO Elon Musk Replied To My Tweets

Credit to Author: Alex Voigt| Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 00:58:17 +0000

The promise of autonomous vehicles that drive humans safely and reliably in every condition and place in the world is an inspiration for humankind, and if realized will open the door to unprecedented productivity gains and not-seen-before profits

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Sweden At 26% Plug-in Vehicle Market Share

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 21:48:32 +0000

Sweden remains an odd plug-in vehicle market in which plug-in hybrids heavily outweigh full electrics. Part of that may be because Volvo Cars only sells plug-in hybrids so far, and Volvo is sort of popular in Sweden

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Portugal EV Market Share = 12%

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 05:46:11 +0000

Portugal is a somewhat surprising bright spot in the electric vehicle market. It has one of the highest EV market shares (share of its overall auto market) in the world, yet is not a very wealthy nation like Norway of the Netherlands. And it’s EV market share hasn’t popped all of a sudden. The country has been doing well consistently for a while

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