Germany Plugin Electric Share Hits 22.5% In March — 2.4× Year-On-Year Share Growth

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 12:14:46 +0000

Germany, Europe’s largest auto market, saw plugin electric vehicles reach 22.5% share in March 2021, a growth of over 2.4× from March 2020 (9.2% share). Provisional estimates have Volkswagen brand vehicles taking the top two full electric spots for Q1, just ahead of the Tesla Model 3. Overall auto volumes, at 292,349, recovered year on […]

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China × Cleantech — February 2021

Credit to Author: Tim Dixon| Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 21:57:18 +0000

Welcome to China × Cleantech — February 2021 edition. Our China x Cleantech series covers top cleantech stories in China each month. EV Sales 8.4% Of Chinese Vehicle Sales In January Were Plugin Vehicle Sales On the 25th of February, José Pontes reported on the sales numbers of the Chinese EV market for January 2020. He started […]

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Audi To Cut Water Consumption In Half By 2035

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 16:00:30 +0000

Audi recently announced that it wants to cut its water consumption in half by 2035. That’s a much bigger task than it sounds like, but the company seems to have a fairly solid plan on how to achieve it. “Our aim is to drastically reduce our freshwater consumption and cut the water consumption per produced […]

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Tesla Giga Berlin Production To Start In Late July Or August

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2021 00:10:28 +0000

According to our German friend on the ground there, it was said today at a meeting of the Brandenburg Committee for Infrastructure and Regional Planning that Tesla Giga Berlin (which is in Brandenburg) will commence production in late July, or August at the latest. 🇩🇪 Giga Berlin During the Meeting of the Brandenburg Committee for […]

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7 Big Electric Vehicle Announcements from Volkswagen Today

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2021 15:37:07 +0000

Volkswagen had a live “Power Day” event today. I’m not going to rate the acting and script reading (you can thank me later), but I do want to highlight some of the big announcements. 1. Volkswagen expects to cut its battery costs by 30–50% (timeframe unclear) It seems this is a general target to cut […]

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Market Share of Electric Vehicles in 6 Top European Countries

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 07 Mar 2021 01:16:46 +0000

Following up on last month’s inaugural report on plugin vehicle market share in 6 major European markets and China, here’s a look at how much market share plugin vehicles had in Germany, France, the UK, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden in February, and also in January and February combined. (For now, China is excluded, because […]

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Fastned Raises €150 Million To Build More EV Fast Charging Stations

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 00:52:22 +0000

Fastned, a prominent Dutch fast charging company, has raised €150 million in fresh capital to build new EV charging stations. Fastned’s ambition is to have a network of 1,000 stations in Europe by 2025. Currently, there are 133 Fastned stations. They are mainly in the Netherlands, with nearly two dozen in Germany. There are also […]

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Global Plugin Vehicle Sales Up 43% In 2020, European Sales Up 137%

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 08 Feb 2021 15:39:18 +0000

Plugin electric vehicles (fully electric vehicles as well as plugin hybrids) had a sales increase of 43% in 2020 compared to 2019 according to new data from EV Volumes. That meant a rise from 2.5% market share in 2019 to 4.2% share of the global light-duty vehicle market in 2020. In the first half of […]

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Siemens, Air Liquide Join in Hydrogen Effort

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 08 Feb 2021 18:33:06 +0000

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Air Liquide SA, the French industrial-gas supplier, and Germany’s Siemens Energy AG announced they have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly develop electrolysis and hydrogen technology. The companies on Feb. 8 said they will collaborate on industrial-scale hydrogen projects. They said the joint venture is designed to support the development and mass manufacturing of […]

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Siemens, Air Liquide Join in Hydrogen Effort

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 08 Feb 2021 18:33:06 +0000

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Air Liquide SA, the French industrial-gas supplier, and Germany’s Siemens Energy AG announced they have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly develop electrolysis and hydrogen technology. The companies on Feb. 8 said they will collaborate on industrial-scale hydrogen projects. They said the joint venture is designed to support the development and mass manufacturing of […]

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