EV Sales H1 2024: Europe Slowest Growing Region

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2024 20:03:51 +0000

Europe is the slowest region of growth for electric vehicle (EV) sales so far this year, Rho Motion, the leading research house focused on the electric vehicle market, revealed today in their half yearly update. Just under seven million electric vehicles have been sold globally in the passenger car and … [continued]

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Carvana Launches Streamlined Shopping & Checkout Experience for Used EV Buyers

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2024 16:49:35 +0000

Customers Can Now Realize Upfront Savings with Clean Vehicle Tax Credit Integration at Point of Sale Carvana (NYSE: CVNA), an industry pioneer for buying and selling used cars online, today announced the launch of new features that make shopping for and buying a used electric vehicle (EV) or plug-in hybrid … [continued]

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The Absurd “Sin Tax” on Electric Vehicles in Brazil

Credit to Author: Letters to the Editor| Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2024 00:28:14 +0000

In an unexpected move, Brazil has recently proposed a “sin tax” on electric vehicles. Traditionally, sin taxes are levies placed on products considered harmful to society, such as tobacco and alcohol. The rationale behind extending this concept to electric vehicles is multifaceted and somewhat controversial. Rationale Behind the Tax 1. … [continued]

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Is This Series Of Problems Going To Lead To US Automakers Going Bust?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2024 00:01:11 +0000

I wrote an article a few days ago about Ford’s soaring EV sales, and how that growth is, in a somewhat bewildering way, following statements from Ford CEO Jim Farley at the end of 2023 and beginning of 2024 that EV sales are not as good as they’d hoped. Ford … [continued]

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10 Recommendations for Successful EV Outreach & Adoption in Low-Income, Rural & Underrepresented Communities

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2024 17:35:10 +0000

Low-income and rural communities are often the most negatively impacted by pollution and poor air quality. But these communities are being left out of the advancements in clean transportation that help alleviate this issue. Despite their benefits, the adoption of EVs has been largely concentrated in affluent areas. This discrepancy … [continued]

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EV Sales GROWTH, Tesla Sales Issues, Chinese EV Tariffs — YouTube Chat with Jose Pontes

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2024 20:38:40 +0000

Who tracks electric vehicle sales better than anyone in the world? That would be José Pontes, without a doubt. We already publish about 7 EV sales reports a month from José, but with various big themes hitting hard lately, I wanted to sit down and have a long chat with … [continued]

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Ford Launches Sporty New Capri EV… Across The Pond

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2024 16:45:55 +0000

Ford’s sporty new Capri EV is heading across the pond to Europe, so US car buyers will have to look elsewhere for zero emission mobility.

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Tesla Is Facing Demand Struggles On 3 Fronts

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2024 16:27:59 +0000

The news about Tesla seems to all be positive this week since Tesla’s Q2 deliveries were a little bit higher than Wall Street expected. However, they were still down year over year. Furthermore, production was down even more than deliveries. (Deliveries: 466,140 − 443956 = down 22,184; Production: 479,700 − … [continued]

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Audi South Africa Expands Charging Network With Addition Of 150kW DC Fast Chargers In Key National Locations

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2024 15:55:42 +0000

South Africa’s EV market is still quite small, but it is now starting to show signs of progress. Looking at the most recent full-year data, the market shares for plug-in hybrid, BEV, and plug-less hybrids were 0.06%, 0.17%, and 1.2% respectively. These electrified vehicles had a combined market share of … [continued]

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How Strong Would Tesla Look If It Announced A “Model 2” In August?

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2024 12:16:56 +0000

Elon Musk has tweeted that Tesla will have a robotaxi reveal on August 8th, 2024. Meanwhile, Tesla stock value has surged — could it be just one week ago we were amazed at a high water mark of $230 following the Q2 delivery announcement? On Monday following the long July … [continued]

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