Tesla Gets A Mixed Debut In Largest Danish Car Owner Satisfaction Report

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Sat, 23 May 2020 17:51:56 +0000

The Danish Motorist Association (FDM) has released its newest car owner satisfaction report: The Motor AutoIndex 2020. Tesla is represented for the first time since the first report came out in 2003, with mixed results

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2020 Fiat 500e — All-New & Electric Only (Gallery)

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2020 07:00:33 +0000

2020 Fiat 500e - Totally RedesignedEarlier this month, Fiat unveiled its first new car that was designed — from the outset — to be a purely electric offering. Meet the all-new 2020 Fiat 500e that was supposed to debut at the Corona-cancelled Geneva show. It’s a car that looks so much like the old one that you’d be forgiven for wonder what, exactly, has changed

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Fossil Automakers Abandon US Monthly Sales Reporting

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 07:01:07 +0000

Now, 2020 has rolled around and a bunch more automakers have decided to ditch monthly sales reporting. Nissan (& Infiniti), Jaguar Land Rover, and Volkswagen (including Audi, Porsche, etc.) announced the change with press releases. Others didn’t seem to announce it but just stopped publishing the monthly numbers (Mercedes, BMW, and Toyota)

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Italy’s Tiny EV Market Doubles Again — Over 10,000 Sales In 2019

Credit to Author: Carlo Ombello| Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 02:25:35 +0000

It’s taken a long time, but Italy’s electric car market is finally starting to take off. Official figures released by UNRAE (the association of foreign carmakers in Italy) confirm 10,566 battery electric cars were sold in the Bel Paese in the 12 months of 2019, doubling 2018 sales and consolidating a trend of exponential growth started two years ago. But why should we care, when a much smaller car market such as Netherlands saw over 12,000 Tesla Model 3s being sold in the single month of December

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Non-Tesla US Auto Sales Down 177,839 In 2019

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 07 Jan 2020 06:42:27 +0000

The US auto industry took a bit of a whack in 2019. Excluding Tesla, auto sales were down by 177,839 units in 2019 compared to 2018. That said, only 13 auto brands saw their sales drop, while 18 saw their sales rise

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US Gas Vehicle Sales Up Big In November, Still Down In 2019

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 07 Dec 2019 06:37:39 +0000

Tracking monthly US auto sales by company or brand is one of the oddest-feeling things I’ve done in my decade or so covering cleantech. Perhaps that’s because the focus is on tracking non-clean tech. The fact is, though, it shocks me every month to see how many people still buy gasoline cars. Gasoline cars are far worse than electric cars currently on the market for the same cost (or even less). Nonetheless, there are so many people buying clunky, noisy, slow, high-maintenance, low-tech, high-depreciation gasoline vehicles every single day. Objectively, it doesn’t make sense

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Why Automakers Should Actually Care About The Environment

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 21:01:08 +0000

Dear Automakers, You should support the environment. In fact, without it, we would not be able to buy your cars. I mean, we would be dead if we didn’t have clean air to breathe. Same problem if a climate disaster kills us, or ruins our livelihood

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Nissan, Toyota, Infiniti, & MINI USA Sales Down In October & 2019; Hyundai, Kia, Honda, BMW, Genesis, & Volvo Sales Up

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 06:10:57 +0000

Tracking monthly US auto sales has been a fascinating endeavor this past year. Unfortunately, we don’t get data from some brands — Tesla, all Ford Motor Company brands, GM brands, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles brands, Jaguar Land Rover no longer report monthly sales. However, there are 17 brands that do report monthly US sales, so let’s have a look at them

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Says Company May Purchase Technology From Tesla

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sat, 02 Nov 2019 00:42:23 +0000

Mike Manley CEO of FCAFCA CEO Mike Manley says his company may be interested in purchasing rolling chassis, known as skateboards, from Tesla to jumpstart its electric car ambitions, but has anyone told Elon?

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Peugeot Is Taking Huge Gamble By Merging With Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2019 14:14:58 +0000

Peugeot e-208Peugeot SA (PSA) and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) have announced that they are creating a new company owned 50% by current PSA shareholders and 50% by current FCA shareholders

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