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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How Can Mercedes-Benz Compete With Tesla If It Pushes ICE Vehicles Over Its Own New EV?

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 07 Feb 2021 20:22:57 +0000

In an article by Teslarati, it was noted that Mercedes-Benz is doing what many traditional dealerships do in regards to selling EVs — pushing ICE (internal combustion engine) alternatives onto customers who don’t want them. Customers who want to buy a Mercedes-Benz EQA, which is the company’s new crossover, are finding that after they configure […]

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Open the Gates! 23% Plugin Vehicle Share in Europe!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sat, 30 Jan 2021 19:58:12 +0000

While the overall automotive market was still in the red in December (-4% YoY), Europe’s passenger plugin vehicle market had an historic month, having registered a record 281,000 vehicles (+264% YoY!)

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27% Plugin Vehicle Share In Germany — Open The Plugin Gates!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 21:37:02 +0000

The German automotive market has opened the floodgates to plugin electric vehicles, with December setting yet another record sales month. Nearly 83,000 plugin vehicles (PEVs) were registered in December, resulting in an amazing 27% market share

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2021: The Year the Rubber Meets the Road for Electric Trucks

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 04:43:21 +0000

2021 is shaping up to be a pivotal year for the electric vehicle. While this is true across weight classes and duty cycles, perhaps none are better positioned for growth than trucks

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72% Plugin Vehicle Market Share in the Netherlands!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sat, 09 Jan 2021 16:44:53 +0000

The Netherlands had an amazing 30,860 plugin registrations in December, a 34% increase over the previous all-time record, set in the same month of last year, which itself was beating a 4 year old record

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Stefan Schwunk Talks About Moving From Daimler To Tesla

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:39:20 +0000

In an interview with Tesla Mag, Stefan Schwunk shared his thoughts on his experience joining Tesla after working for Daimler

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Record Electric Vehicle Sales In Europe!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Wed, 30 Dec 2020 03:48:06 +0000

Despite the overall automotive market being in the doghouse, -14% year over year (YoY), Europe’s passenger plugin market is on fire, having score a record 166,000 registrations in November (+198% YoY). That placed last month’s plugin share at 16% share — 8% full electrics (BEV)

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