Technological Revolutions: Part II — Have Electric Vehicle Sales Reached the Tipping Point?

Credit to Author: Arthur Frederick (Fritz) Hasler| Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2022 06:24:56 +0000

For Part I of this short series, covering the early evolution and adoption of cars, planes, calculator, computers, TVs, the Internet, and more, see “Technological Revolutions: Part I.” Gasmobile vs. Electric Vehicle Technology As a former NASA scientist with an engineering background, I didn’t need to be a rocket scientist to observe that electric vehicles […]

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Ford Has #1 Plugin Vehicle in Germany in October!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2022 17:13:34 +0000

17% of new car sales in Germany fully electric, 32% have a plug It seems the German automotive market has bottomed out and is back on a growth path. October brought a solid 17% increase in sales, but it still wasn’t enough to pull the year-to-date (YTD) numbers out of the red (-6% YoY). Sales […]

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14% Of New Cars Now Fully Electric In France

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2022 01:13:23 +0000

BEVs continue to rise in France, with last month’s registrations ending at 16,866 units, or 14% of the total market. That means it was another two-digit growth month for battery electric vehicles (BEVs) in France (12% growth). The overall market has been recovering, after a long time in the red. It was up 5% year […]

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Global Electric Vehicle Sales Up 62% (Overall Auto Sales Down 8%)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2022 14:42:52 +0000

Electric vehicle sales were up 62% globally in the first half of 2022 compared to the first half of 2021. That includes fully electric vehicles and plugin hybrids. These plugin vehicles reached 4.3 million sales in the first half of 2022, according to global EV analysis leaders at EV-Volumes. Looking at growth in core regions, […]

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8.5% Of New Cars In Italy Plugin Electric Cars

Credit to Author: Carlo Ombello| Date: Tue, 08 Nov 2022 21:00:34 +0000

Italy’s EV Market Continued To Lose Steam In September Originally published on opportunity:energy. There is no good news in sight for Italy’s EV market, which is witnessing a radical turn from the burgeoning growth of the past few years to a sudden, steady decline. Meanwhile, the rest of Europe continues to maintain strong growth trends […]

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Plugins EVs Near Third Of Autos In Germany, Recession Forecast

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Tue, 08 Nov 2022 20:42:51 +0000

Plugin electric vehicles (EVs) gained 32.4% of Europe’s largest auto market, Germany, in October, up from 30.4% YoY. This in the context of overall auto market growth of 16.8% YoY, to 208,642 units. This, however, is still down by almost 25% from the pre-2020 seasonal norms. The Fiat 500 was October’s best selling full electric. […]

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UK BEV Volume Up YoY Despite Tesla Mid-Quarter Restocking

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Mon, 07 Nov 2022 18:22:14 +0000

The UK auto market saw plugin electric vehicles take 21.5% share in October, with growing year on year volumes. Despite volume gain, YoY plugin share saw a slight dip (from 23.1%), against greater YoY gains in overall auto volume, up 26% to 134,344 units (from a record low baseline). October market volume was still at […]

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Plugins 22.4% Share In France, BEVs Up, PHEVs Down, Megane Ascendant

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Fri, 04 Nov 2022 16:06:43 +0000

Plugin electric vehicles (EVs) took 22.4% share of France’s auto market in October, down from 22.9% YoY. Full electrics grew share slightly, while plugin hybrids declined more. Overall auto market volume was 124,981 units up 5.5% YoY. October’s best selling full electric was the Peugeot 208, with the Renault Megane the longer term leader. October’s […]

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Norway’s BEVs Still Growing Well, Even While PHEVs Fall Away

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Thu, 03 Nov 2022 18:20:02 +0000

Norway’s auto market saw 86.4% plugin electric vehicle share in October, down year on year, from 89.3%. Full electrics grew share by 7.5% YoY, but were outweighed by a drop in plugin hybrids. Overall auto volumes were 12,558 units, up 8.5% YoY, and above the pre-2020 seasonal norm of 11,635 units. October’s bestseller was the […]

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Sweden’s Plugin EV Share At 59.4%, Volvo XC40 Back To Strength

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2022 21:25:51 +0000

October saw Sweden’s plugin electric vehicle share reach 59.4% of the auto market, up from 50.1% year on year. Full electrics alone took 35.5% share, from 22.9% YoY. Overall auto volume was 22,383 units, 12% up YoY, though still some 25% down on pre-2020 seasonal norms. October’s best selling full electric was the Volvo XC40. […]

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