Record Month For Plugin Electric Vehicles In China! 15% Share!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 12:08:37 +0000

Plugins are on fire in China, having scored a record 235,000 registrations last month, pulling the year-to-date (YTD) tally to 1.1 million units, a far cry from the 360,000 units that this market had 12 months ago. Share-wise, June also witnessed a record month, hitting 15% (12% full electrics/BEVs). This pulled the 2021 share to […]

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Analysis: Tesla Has Much Less Debt Than Ford & GM, & Much Higher Gross Margin

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 13:34:31 +0000

By Johnna Crider and Daryl Elliott I was recently given some detailed research by Daryl Elliott, who discovered that Tesla has less debt than Ford or GM. All three are American automakers and last year, Tesla went on to have the largest market cap out of those two as well as all other global automakers. […]

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Ridehailing Drivers Will Go Electric — If We Build The Charging Stations

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 23:00:39 +0000

Originally published on By Laurie Stone Michelle Pierce, a retired electrical engineer living in Southern California, is a passionate EV advocate. She started driving an electric vehicle for Lyft because she wanted to expose more people to electric vehicles and demonstrate the benefits of EVs. In 2017, Pierce rented a Chevy Bolt through the former […]

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US Auto Sales: Tesla Had Highest % Increase from Q2 2019 to Q2 2021, 5th Highest Volume Increase

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2021 10:57:06 +0000

Another quarter has wrapped up and we have more grand trends in the US auto industry. In the charts and text below, I’m comparing Q2 2021 (the second quarter of 2021) with Q2 2020 and also with Q2 2019. Naturally, year-over-year changes are interesting, but given how unique last year was, I think it’s more […]

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Tesla Lawsuits vs. Other Automaker & Dealership Lawsuits: Who Was Sued The Most?

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 09 Jul 2021 12:19:27 +0000

With all of the hoopla surrounding Tesla in the news, it seems that Tesla is always getting sued. Whether it’s a dealership suing Tesla because they don’t want competition on their turf, or for other reasons, each lawsuit is often amplified by the media to the point that it seems that Tesla is the only […]

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Railroads To Pour Cold Renewable Energy Water On Fossil Energy Stakeholders

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2021 16:35:16 +0000

If all goes according to plan, renewable energy from the Midwest will slip under the railroad tracks to avoid transmission line opponents.

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GM Plant Security Mistakes Tesla For Foreign-Made Vehicle, Tickets Owner For “Foreign In Domestic Lot”

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 26 Jun 2021 18:40:59 +0000

It’s Saturday, so how about a fun/funny story? The idea that a Tesla isn’t an American car is not only a myth, but is a surprisingly common one. It can even be problematic. One Tesla owner got a parking ticket due to this myth. The Drive reports that a parking attendant at the General Motors […]

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GM Has A Plan To Encourage Australians To Switch To Electric Vehicles

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 29 May 2021 20:02:22 +0000

General Motors may be having a bit of a challenge in Australia as it tries to convince its market there to make the switch to electric vehicles. The Brisbane Times notes that people are refusing to even sit in a Tesla that a coal-miner-turned-activist is using to help break down barriers around electric vehicles. Although […]

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