Cadillac Lyriq EV, Xpeng In Perspective, Smaller Tesla Cybertruck — CleanTech Weekly News Show #20

Credit to Author: Chanan Bos| Date: Sun, 09 Aug 2020 02:30:29 +0000

This week’s show covers: Xpeng’s US IPO as well as a lot of details about the company and the two other main Chinese competitors in the EV space; EV sales in China, Norway (which had nearly a 50% pure EV market), and the world as a whole; Hyundai; the new Cadillac Lyriq EV (with some media insider info); and a lot more!

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Cadillac Lyric EV, Xpeng In Perspective, Smaller Tesla Cybertruck — CleanTech Weekly News Show #20

Credit to Author: Chanan Bos| Date: Sun, 09 Aug 2020 02:30:29 +0000

This week’s show covers: Xpeng’s US IPO as well as a lot of details about the company and the two other main Chinese competitors in the EV space; EV sales in China, Norway (which had nearly a 50% pure EV market), and the world as a whole; Hyundai; the new Cadillac Lyric EV (with some media insider info); and a lot more!

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Japan’s Disappointing EV Sales Are Bad For Africa, & Here’s Why

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Sat, 08 Aug 2020 23:35:28 +0000

A potential bottleneck could come quite soon on the used EV supply side. Thanks to Japanese OEM’s love of mild hybrids and their quest to prolong the ICE age as long as possible, sales of EVs in Japan have been very disappointing. Sales have been so poor that the market share of EVs in Japan was recently just under 1%

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Africa’s Low Motorization Levels Present An Opportunity For Another Leapfrog Event

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 07 Aug 2020 20:25:18 +0000

Even counting used vehicles, the majority of African countries still have very low levels of motorization compared to countries in the developed world. Only a handful of countries have motorization rates above 100 vehicles per 1,000 people

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It’s Happening! Car Dealers In Africa Are Starting To Stock More Used EVs

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 18:35:02 +0000

We are starting to see more and more used car dealers in Africa stocking used EVs and not just bringing in EVs per order

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NIO Deliveries Grew 322% In July 2020 vs. July 2019

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 05:39:25 +0000

NIO continues to show solid growth despite the clear economic challenges of 2020. The Chinese EV startup announced its July deliveries this week and shared that the July 2020 figure was 322.1% higher than the July 2019 figure

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UK’s July EV Market Share At 9% — Up Almost 4× Year On Year

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 02:07:45 +0000

The UK saw plugin electric vehicle market share hit 9.0% in July 2020, up significantly from 2.5% in July 2019. Full battery electric vehicles continue to dominate over plugin hybrids. The overall auto market saw very strong recovery from this year’s coronavirus-slammed era, growing 11.3% compared to the same month last year

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Germany’s EV Market Share Hits All-Time Record, 11.4% in July — Up 4× Year on Year

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 23:46:12 +0000

Germany, Europe’s largest auto market, saw record 11.4% plugin electric vehicle market share in July, up over 4× from the same month last year. The cumulative year-to-date EV market share now stands at 8.5%. This is even though the overall auto market recovered from the lull of recent months, with July 2020 sales down just 5% from July

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Sweden Plugin Vehicle Market Share Hits 29.5% In July, Up 3x Year On Year

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 05:57:44 +0000

July 2020 saw 29.5% plugin vehicle market share in Sweden, up from 10% in July

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US Plugin Electric Vehicle Breakdown By Size Class (Chart)

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 00:29:01 +0000

“Half of all plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) on the road in 2019 were mid-size cars, but PEVs are available in size classes ranging from two-seaters to minivans,” the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) notes

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