Details of the House’s US EV Incentives Proposal

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 03:00:16 +0000

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Jonna Hamilton, Director of Policy, the Clean Transportation Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) We have been waiting with bated breath for the new version of the electric vehicle (EV) tax credit from Congress. Today, the House Ways and Means Committee, the House committee […]

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Germany Hit Record 27.6% Plugin EV Share In August, And There’s More To Come

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Sat, 04 Sep 2021 15:06:46 +0000

Germany, the world’s 4th largest auto market, saw plugin electric vehicle share jump to a record 27.6% in August, over 2x growth in share year-on-year. Non-electrified combustion vehicle share fell to a record low 53.2% with diesel at 17.7%. The overall auto market was down some 38% from 2019 levels, at just over 193,000 units. […]

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Record High 19.8% French Plugin EV Share In August — Tesla Model 3 Bestseller

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Fri, 03 Sep 2021 09:28:47 +0000

France, Europe’s second largest auto market, saw plugin electric vehicle market share hit a record 19.8% in August 2021, close to double the 10.5% share in August 2020. Old school combustion powertrains fell to a record low 55.9% share, with diesel under 20% for the first time in decades. The overall auto market was down […]

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Unions, Auto Production, & Biden

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2021 20:23:03 +0000

Workers at the GM factory in Silao, Mexico voted this week to part ways with their union in a move that could have broad implications for several industries.

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The Biden Administration’s Clean Car Proposal Shows How To Turn The Industry Around — But It Takes A Wrong Turn

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 07 Aug 2021 03:20:18 +0000

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. Dave Cooke, Senior Vehicles Analyst One of President Biden’s first official acts was to direct his administration to revisit fuel economy and emissions standards set by the previous administration, an urgent act commensurate with the immediate need to get the largest source of global warming emissions in the United States back […]

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Germany’s Plugin EV Share More Than Doubles To 23.5% In July – Combustion Share At Record Low

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Thu, 05 Aug 2021 14:20:24 +0000

Germany, Europe’s largest auto market, and the world’s 4th largest, saw plugin electric vehicle market share more than double year-on-year to 23.5% share in July 2021. Old-school combustion powertrains fell to a record low of 59.2%, with diesels under 20%. Overall auto volumes in July were down almost 30% compared to the pre-COVID July 2019 […]

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France Sees 15.9% Plugin EV Share In July — Up 68% YoY Despite Incentive Ripples

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Mon, 02 Aug 2021 13:03:22 +0000

France, Europe’s second largest auto market, saw a plugin electric vehicle market share of 15.9% in July 2021, up by over two thirds from 9.5% in July 2020. This growth came despite a slight (€1000) trim to electric vehicle incentives from the start of July. This change created a pull-forward in June, and subsequent July […]

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Europe’s Q2 Diesel Share Hits Record Low As Plugin Share Doubles

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 12:58:41 +0000

Europe’s auto market saw diesel share fall below 20% for the first time in Q2 2021 from nearer 30% a year ago. Meanwhile plugin electric vehicle share more than doubled year-on-year to 16.9% in Q2. This is our first report drawing on quarterly powertrain data from the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA). The data region […]

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France At 18.8% Plugin EV Share in June, Tesla Model 3 Hits Record Volume

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 17:13:52 +0000

France saw plugin electric vehicle market share reach 18.8% in June 2021, more than double the 9.0% share of June 2020. Old-school (non-electric-assist) combustion powertrains hit their lowest point in the modern era, at under 60% share, from over 80% a year ago. The Tesla Model 3 broke its personal-best monthly volume in France with […]

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