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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2021: The Year the Rubber Meets the Road for Electric Trucks

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 04:43:21 +0000

2021 is shaping up to be a pivotal year for the electric vehicle. While this is true across weight classes and duty cycles, perhaps none are better positioned for growth than trucks

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Elon Musk Is Taking Tesla Beyond Other Automakers With Common Sense: Long-Term Thinking

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 06:09:24 +0000

Even casual observers are familiar with Tesla’s Master Plan, a three-part strategy to bring a mid-priced EV to the mass market

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What If Tesla Buys (Insert Automaker Name Here)?

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 04:06:02 +0000

Before I started writing for CleanTechnica, it was always “(insert automaker name here) will crush Tesla.” Mercedes, BMW, Ford, GM, or whoever. It was the age of concept EVs that were “better” than a Tesla — the age of the “Tesla Killer.”

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Failed Insurrection Fails To Stop US Solar Power Juggernaut

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 18:22:16 +0000

US Energy Department really, really wants you to know that the US solar power revolution is alive and kicking

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What Is GM’s New Logo & Ad Campaign Actually About?

Credit to Author: Loren McDonald| Date: Sun, 10 Jan 2021 03:41:36 +0000

On Friday, General Motors debuted its new “Everybody In” marketing campaign and redesigned GM logo in a private briefing for automotive and advertising reporters as part of the company’s ongoing efforts to convince stakeholders that the company is truly serious about accelerating mass adoption of electric vehicles

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72% Plugin Vehicle Market Share in the Netherlands!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sat, 09 Jan 2021 16:44:53 +0000

The Netherlands had an amazing 30,860 plugin registrations in December, a 34% increase over the previous all-time record, set in the same month of last year, which itself was beating a 4 year old record

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The Race to Tackling Transportation Emissions by Electrifying Ridehailing Fleets

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Thu, 07 Jan 2021 20:33:16 +0000

A new insight brief calls for cross-sector collaboration between transportation network companies, policymakers, utilities and key cities’ stakeholders to align on ridehailing electrification and accelerate toward ambitious transportation-sector climate goals

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What We Learned from 100 Million Miles of Ridehailing Data

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Thu, 07 Jan 2021 18:55:09 +0000

Transportation network company (TNC) fleets, like Uber and Lyft in America, Didi in China, and Ola in India, may account for a relatively small share of the number of total automobiles on the road globally. But don’t let that fool you. Electrifying ridehailing has outsized potential to reduce emissions and catalyze electrification in other transportation sectors

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