Spain To Subsidize Electric Vehicle Sales With €800 Million To 2023

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 18:01:37 +0000

The Spanish government will spend up to €800 million (~$950 million) until 2023 to push electric car sales, Reuters reports. Spain’s Energy Ministry made the announcement last week. Private buyers will be qualified for subsidies of up to €7,000 per vehicle. Authorities in small towns, as well as companies purchasing fleets to use them as […]

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Germany Plugin Electric Share Hits 22.5% In March — 2.4× Year-On-Year Share Growth

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 12:14:46 +0000

Germany, Europe’s largest auto market, saw plugin electric vehicles reach 22.5% share in March 2021, a growth of over 2.4× from March 2020 (9.2% share). Provisional estimates have Volkswagen brand vehicles taking the top two full electric spots for Q1, just ahead of the Tesla Model 3. Overall auto volumes, at 292,349, recovered year on […]

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France Hits 16.1% Plugin Share, Tesla Model 3 At Record 4,524 Sales

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 11:50:08 +0000

France, Europe’s second largest auto market, saw plugin electric vehicle market share hit 16.1% market share in March, and a 14% cumulative share for the first quarter. With a surge of deliveries shipped from its Shanghai Gigafactory, Tesla registered 4,524 Model 3 sales in March, by far its highest ever monthly total in France. Overall […]

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Vauxhall Changes Its EV Pricing To Keep Vehicles Eligible For UK Plug-in Car Grant (PiCG)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 02:14:37 +0000

The Vauxhall Mokka-e and Vauxhall Vivaro-e Life just got price reductions in the UK. The UK government has revised its policy supporting electric vehicle purchases. Well, it has reduced that support. The new policy does two core things: 1) it drops the amount of the grant from £3,000 to £2,500, and 2) it takes the […]

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Chuck Schumer Has An Audacious Electric Car Proposal

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 21 Mar 2021 04:01:34 +0000

Elections have consequences. Just ask Mitch McConnell, who in 2017 famously snarled, “Winners make policy. Losers go home.” The world has turned and McConnell is no longer king of the hill in the Senate. Instead, Chuck Schumer of New York holds the reins of power in that august body and he intends to use that […]

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Germany Hits 21.7% Plugin Share In January — Up Over 3× Year-on-Year

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Wed, 03 Feb 2021 22:21:09 +0000

Germany, Europe’s largest auto market, hit 21.7% plugin electric vehicle share in January, up over 3× from January 2021. This is already substantially above 2020’s breakout annual share of 13.5% and not far off December’s extraordinary peak of 26.6%.

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France Continues To Grow Plugin Vehicle Share In January With 11.6% Result

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 13:36:18 +0000

France, Europe’s second largest auto market, saw continued healthy growth in electric vehicle market share in January, reaching 11.6% from the breakout 11.0% share in January 2020, and already above the 11.2% annual share in

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German EV Market Reaches Escape Velocity — Record 27% Share In December

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Fri, 08 Jan 2021 11:31:28 +0000

Germany, Europe’s largest auto market and the 4th largest in the world, achieved 26.6% plugin electric vehicle share in December. This is a stunning ascent from the 4.0% share seen in December

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France Hits Record 19.2% EV Share In December — Up Almost 6× Year On Year

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Sat, 02 Jan 2021 12:38:53 +0000

France’s plugin electric vehicle market share hit a new record of 19.2% in December 2020, up 5.6× from December 2019. The full year result was 11.2% plugin share, with local favourite Renault ZOE the year’s top selling plugin once again

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2020 Electric Vehicle Retrospective — Prospects For 2021 & Beyond

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Thu, 31 Dec 2020 19:02:03 +0000

Ever since Tesla’s original Roadster demonstrated that a plugin electric vehicle with over 240 miles of rated range was technically possible, even with the nascent technology that was deliverable way back in 2008, the ultimate transition of road transport from combustion to plugins has been largely inevitable

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