China × Cleantech — April 2021

Credit to Author: Tim Dixon| Date: Mon, 07 Jun 2021 23:35:29 +0000

Welcome to China × Cleantech — April 2021 edition. Our China x Cleantech series covers top cleantech stories in China each month. EV Sales 11% Plugin Vehicle Share In China! On the 23rd of April, José Pontes reported on the sales numbers of the Chinese EV market in March of 2021. It was a great month, […]

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Hyundai Recruits AI Expert To Boost Autonomous Driving & Data Capabilities

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Thu, 20 May 2021 15:48:00 +0000

If the recent launch of the company’s first all-electric Genesis luxury car and that video of a Kia EV6 drag racing a multi-million dollar collection of high-end hypercars didn’t clue you in already, let me fill in the blanks for you: Hyundai Motor has major, world-class ambitions. Not just ambitions to compete with other carmakers […]

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Genesis Launches First-Ever Electrified G80 In China

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 18:05:12 +0000

Korean luxury brand Genesis has revealed its first-ever production EV in China today, as part of Auto Shanghai 2021. It’s call Electrified G80, and it represents much more than the “new era of electrification” it says in the press release. By making its debut in China, Hyundai-owned Genesis is taking the fight directly to Mercedes-Benz […]

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Tesla’s Position Among US Auto Brands (Charts)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2021 12:00:49 +0000

On Saturday, I published a new CleanTechnica report showing that US auto sales were down 15% in 2020, whereas Tesla’s US sales were estimated to be up 9%. Only two companies other than Tesla had their US sales increase in 2020 — Volvo and Alfa Romeo, each by 2%. However

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US Auto Sales Down 2,484,375 (15%) In 2020, Tesla Up 9%

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 16 Jan 2021 16:52:41 +0000

The US auto market took a whipping in 2020. No one knows why. (Oh … yeah … never mind.) Overall, US auto sales were down by 2,592,185, or 15%, last year. Only three automakers saw their year-over-year sales increase from 2019 to

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Tailfins To Grilles, Motor Trend SUV Of The Year Finalists Show How Automakers Have Stagnated

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2020 00:29:38 +0000

In the 1950s and early 1960s, domestic carmakers had little foreign competition (since German and Japanese manufacturing plants had been mostly destroyed in WWII). They quit innovating the mechanicals of the car and focused on style

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US Tesla Sales Up 22% In 3rd Quarter, US Auto Sales Down 9%

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 03:17:54 +0000

As everyone knows, the automobile industry has been slammed in 2020, including in the United States. Below is a look at third quarter auto sales across the country as well as auto sales in the first three quarters of the year

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US Auto Sales Down By 1.5 Million In 2nd Quarter, Amplifying Long Trends

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2020 04:04:12 +0000

US auto sales, as we all know by now, took a massive hit in the second quarter of 2020. After collecting the sales data of 31 auto brands (almost all of them), I decided to dig in a little deeper — and further back in time — to try to get a better sense of trends and which companies are facing particularly challenging mid- to long-term circumstances

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J.D. Power Rates Tesla Electric Vehicles As Lowest Quality Auto Brand In 2020 Study

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 03:11:25 +0000

It’s all over the news: It has finally been proven that Teslas are no good! Well, let’s put it this way: the evidence is circumstantial. This comes as no surprise to me, since I already told you about how customers feel about Tesla based on the largest Danish car owner satisfaction report

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Tesla Model 3 Is Best Selling Luxury Car In USA — By Far (Q1 2020)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 09 May 2020 03:50:59 +0000

The Tesla Model 3 accounted for approximately 21% of new small & midsize luxury car sales in the USA in the first quarter of 2020*. For some perspective, the BMW 2 Series, 3 Series, 4 Series, and 5 Series together combined for approximately 15% of the segment’s share

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