The 2022 CleanTechnica Car of the Year Is …

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 00:00:02 +0000

It’s been one month since we announced the finalists for our 2022 CleanTechnica Car of the Year award, and it’s time to announce the winner! I’m going to go through all of the finalists once more, though, starting with the model with the lowest percentage of the votes and going to the one with the […]

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2022 CleanTechnica Car of the Year — Writers Discuss Finalists

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2022 00:30:24 +0000

Nearly one month ago, I announced the finalists for our 2022 CleanTechnica Car of the Year competition. Since then, a handful of CleanTechnica writers convened to discuss the finalists and make the case for their choices. What made the discussion especially fun was that most of the finalists had at least one writer back them. […]

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Plugins EVs Near Third Of Autos In Germany, Recession Forecast

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Tue, 08 Nov 2022 20:42:51 +0000

Plugin electric vehicles (EVs) gained 32.4% of Europe’s largest auto market, Germany, in October, up from 30.4% YoY. This in the context of overall auto market growth of 16.8% YoY, to 208,642 units. This, however, is still down by almost 25% from the pre-2020 seasonal norms. The Fiat 500 was October’s best selling full electric. […]

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Norway’s BEVs Still Growing Well, Even While PHEVs Fall Away

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Thu, 03 Nov 2022 18:20:02 +0000

Norway’s auto market saw 86.4% plugin electric vehicle share in October, down year on year, from 89.3%. Full electrics grew share by 7.5% YoY, but were outweighed by a drop in plugin hybrids. Overall auto volumes were 12,558 units, up 8.5% YoY, and above the pre-2020 seasonal norm of 11,635 units. October’s bestseller was the […]

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100% Electric Vehicles = 13% Of New Vehicle Sales Globally!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2022 22:04:26 +0000

And 18% of new vehicles sold across the world have a plug.

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Europe Electric Car Sales — 16% of New Cars Fully Electric, 24% Have a Plug

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2022 02:08:11 +0000

After over a year in the red, Europe was back in black in August, with a 3% growth rate. September confirmed the trend with a 9% increase in market sales, signaling that the worst of the production constraints might be over. Although, with an energy-derived recession knocking on the door, this uptick might not last […]

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Hyundai Ioniq 5 Goes Glamping In The UK

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Sun, 23 Oct 2022 00:35:17 +0000

Hyundai Built a Mini Resort Powered Entirely by Ioniq5s A fully-charged electric vehicle can power an entire home, and Hyundai is showcasing that with a resort that gets all its electricity from a fleet of EVs.It’s called Hotel Hyundai, and it’s an EV-powered getaway inspired by market research showing that people in the UK are looking for sustainable travel options that are both affordable and environmentally conscious. The Korean carmaker set up the Hotel Hyundai site in Essex, where it’s curated by British food critic and Masterchef Grace Dent. Hotel […]

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2022 CleanTechnica Car of the Year Nominees

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2022 21:54:20 +0000

It’s time for another CleanTechnica Car of the Year competition! The CleanTechnica team has come up with 5 electric vehicles that are our finalists or nominees for this year’s award, but voters — you — get to choose the winner. Before we get to the models and voting, though, let’s run through the rules. The […]

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Fully Electric Vehicles Reached ~6% Of Auto Sales In USA In 3rd Quarter

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2022 03:57:23 +0000

6% of US auto sales is up from EVs’ 2.2% of US auto sales in Q3 2020.

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Tesla Model Y Germany’s Best Selling Vehicle in September, Beating Iconic VW Golf

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2022 13:31:17 +0000

Germany, Europe’s largest auto market, saw plugin electric vehicles take 32.2% share in September, up from 28.7% year on year. Full electrics grew more than plugin hybrids. Overall auto volume was 224,864 units, up 14% from last year, and down some 8% from September 2019’s result. The Tesla Model Y was the overall best selling […]

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