31% Of New Vehicle Sales Plugin Sales In Germany In 2022!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Sat, 21 Jan 2023 00:03:40 +0000

Almost one out of every three new vehicles sold in Germany in 2022 had a plug.

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Chevrolet Phones It In With The E-Ray, A Non-Plugin Hybrid Corvette

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2023 17:15:21 +0000

Corvette E-RayIn some ways, Chevrolet’s new Corvette E-Ray is pretty cool. “In 1953, the enthusiastic reaction to the Chevrolet Corvette concept kicked off seven decades of passion, performance and American ingenuity,” said Mark Reuss, General Motors president. “E-Ray, as the first electrified, all-wheel-drive Corvette, takes it a step further and expands the promise of what Corvette […]

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Mazda’s Rotary Range Extender Might Succeed Where Others Have Failed

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2023 17:15:44 +0000

Mazda MX-30 e-Skyactiv R-EVIn a recent press release, Mazda Europe finally announced its highly-anticipated MX-30 e-Skyactiv R-EV for the European market. The announcement happened at the Brussels Motor Show, and since then various automotive news outlets have been sharing details like pricing (starting at just under $35,000). But, I want to discuss why this new application for a […]

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UK’s EV Share Hits 40% In December — Tesla Model Y Overall Bestseller

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Mon, 09 Jan 2023 07:03:15 +0000

The UK’s auto market saw plugin electric vehicles take 39.4% share of new sales in December, a new record, up from 33.2% year on year. Full electrics alone took almost a third of the market. Overall auto volumes were up 18% year on year in December, but still down compared to pre-2020 norms. The Tesla […]

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EVs Take 55% Of The German Auto Market In December!

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Sun, 08 Jan 2023 05:42:38 +0000

The tide has turned in the electrification of the German auto market, with plugin electric vehicles taking the majority of sales for the first time in December. Plugins took 55.4% of the month’s passenger auto sales, with full electrics taking a third (33.2%) and plugin hybrids taking over a fifth (22.2%). Plugless hybrids took 12.8%, […]

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France’s EVs Take Record Quarter Share Of Market

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Fri, 06 Jan 2023 04:20:01 +0000

December saw France’s plugin electric vehicles grow to take 25.0% share of the auto market, up fractionally from 24.4% a year ago. Full electrics grew at a decent rate, but plugin hybrids fell. Overall auto volumes for the month were flat year on year, but full year 2022 volumes were down almost 8% on 2021. […]

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Norway’s EV Sales Explode Ahead Of Policy Changes

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Wed, 04 Jan 2023 13:17:13 +0000

Norway’s auto market saw plugin EV volume explode to take 87.6% share in December, with huge numbers of BEVs registered, and overall auto volumes double those of seasonal norms. The freak volume in December 2022 resulted from one-off pull-forward effects ahead of new policies and auto taxes applying from 2023 onwards. BEVs saw pull-forward sales, […]

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Renault’s Hydrogen Fantasy Debunked

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Tue, 03 Jan 2023 19:35:39 +0000

Renault Scenic Vision concept car 2022Renault’s hydrogen concept car is a fantasy that needs to be debunked. The concept is to make a c-segment MPV / SUV with a smallish battery (40kWh) and a hydrogen fuel cell range extender that can add an extra 500 miles of range using a 15 kW fuel cell. This sounds nice, but the devil […]

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China Electric Car Sales — 25% Fully Electric, 35% Have A Plug!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2022 17:22:09 +0000

Despite a drop in the overall Chinese auto market, plugin vehicles continue to rise. They grew 50% year over year (YoY) in November. They scored over 625,000 registrations last month, their second best month ever, only behind last September when they hit 636,000 registrations. Plugin hybrids (PHEVs) jumped 88% year over year (YoY). They reached […]

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