46% Of New Cars Sold In Netherlands Now Plugin Cars!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Sat, 17 Jun 2023 16:05:54 +0000

May saw an increase in plugin registrations to 15,115 units in the Netherlands, with the Dutch plugin vehicle (PEV) market reaching 46% last month. That’s mostly thanks to pure electrics (33% of new vehicle sales), which jumped 119% year over year (YoY). The overall market is also rising. It got up to 33,135 units, although […]

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Tesla Is Now A Dominant Charging Network On Three Continents For Most Cars

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2023 18:04:56 +0000

DALL·E generated image of Porsches, BMWs and Ford electric cars charging up at Tesla Supercharger station, digital artCharging electric vehicles is now Tesla’s world, and most other manufacturers are just renting space in it.

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Insider Hints You Need to Know To Buy A Used EV

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2023 16:45:47 +0000

insider knowledgeDon’t US car dealers now have a grasp of the ins and outs of EVs? You’d think so — and progress has been made — but a recent used EV car purchase indicates there’s still a lot of training needed at US car dealerships as they transition to selling EVs.

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What — If Any — Used EV Should I Buy?

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2023 14:17:16 +0000

I’m one of those retirement-age folks who took up pickleball as part of my second childhood. Within two years I had wrenched my knee, and now I’m immersed in at least a couple of years of recuperation due to surgery and subsequent complications. Driving my co-owned Tesla Model Y during this time period in FL […]

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Tesla Hits UK With Strongest Ever May

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Fri, 09 Jun 2023 12:00:19 +0000

Tesla hits the UK with its strongest ever May, helping lift the plugin electric vehicle market share to 23.1%, up from 18.3% year on year. BEVs have grown well, whilst PHEVs have remained mostly flat. Overall market volume was 145,204 units, some 17% up YoY, though still below the pre-2020 norms. The Tesla Model Y […]

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Germany — Plugin EVs Take 22.9% Share, Tesla Leads

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Wed, 07 Jun 2023 15:26:51 +0000

The auto market in Germany saw plugin EVs take 22.9% share in May 2023, down from 25.3% year on year. Full electrics gained share, but were outpaced by the losses in plugin hybrid share, due to recent policy changes. Overall auto volume was 246,966 units, up by some 20% YoY, though down from pre-2020 norms. […]

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Right Wing Texans Love Electric Cars, If You Don’t Say “Environment”

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 06 Jun 2023 14:48:18 +0000

Recently, we did a story about the 2023 NADA convention and goat roping in Dallas, where Slate correspondent Alexander Sammon got a chance to speak to Buzz Smith, a former car salesman turned blogger who bills himself as The EV-angelist. Smith was giving a presentation entitled “Selling EVs Is Easy, Even in Texas!” Take the […]

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World EV Sales Now 14% Of World Auto Sales

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Mon, 05 Jun 2023 14:38:45 +0000

Global plugin vehicle registrations were up 70% in April 2023 compared to April 2022. There were 928,000 registrations, making it possibly the last month with fewer than one million sales per month ever for plugin electric vehicles. In the end, plugins represented 14% share of the overall auto market (10% BEV share alone). This means […]

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BYD Tops April EV Sales Table in Singapore

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Mon, 05 Jun 2023 03:50:59 +0000

BYD Atto 3BYD topped the EV sales charts in Singapore in April. 121 BYDs were sold in April in Singapore, and it looks like BYD sales are accelerating rapidly in Singapore, as BYD sold as almost as many units in April as it did in the first quarter of the year! In Q1, 124 BYDs were sold […]

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France’s Plugins Over 24% Share, New Stellantis BEVs

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Sun, 04 Jun 2023 16:42:48 +0000

May saw France’s plugins take over 24% market share, up from 20.9% year on year, with new Stellantis BEVs arriving. Full electrics grew from 12.0% to 15.6% share, while plugin hybrids slightly lost share. Overall auto volume was 145,536 units, up some 15% YoY, though still down on pre-2020 norms. The bestselling BEV in May […]

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