Tesla Model 3 = #1 in France!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 21:01:18 +0000

In a red hot market in which fully electric vehicles (BEVs) jumped 183% year over year (YoY) and plugin hybrids (PHEVs) shot up 6-fold in March, plugin sales had their second best month ever in France. In total, 29,737 plugin vehicles were registered, allowing the plugin share to reach 16% last month (8.5% BEV). That […]

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March Brings Fresh EV Records To Italy’s Car Market

Credit to Author: Carlo Ombello| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:09:28 +0000

Italy’s EV sales get a substantial boost in March as the first quarter of 2021 ends with electrifying new records. The year started with rather soft numbers following a brilliant end to 2020, but a notable shift in pace now bodes well for the months to come.

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Hyundai KONA Electric Has Longest Range Of Any Car Eligible For UK’s Plug-In Car Grant

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 18:30:49 +0000

Following a trend, or at least what Vauxhall has also done, Hyundai lowered the price of its KONA EV in order to keep it qualified for the UK government’s Plug-In Car Grant (PiCG). You had long been able to get a £3000 grant (applied at the time of purchase) on an electric vehicle that cost […]

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France Hits 16.1% Plugin Share, Tesla Model 3 At Record 4,524 Sales

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 11:50:08 +0000

France, Europe’s second largest auto market, saw plugin electric vehicle market share hit 16.1% market share in March, and a 14% cumulative share for the first quarter. With a surge of deliveries shipped from its Shanghai Gigafactory, Tesla registered 4,524 Model 3 sales in March, by far its highest ever monthly total in France. Overall […]

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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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Tesla Model 3 Tops European Market in February — EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2021 20:07:12 +0000

Despite a still-hurting overall auto market (-20% YoY in February), the European passenger plugin vehicle market continues to rise. More than 115,000 plugin vehicles were registered on the continent in February (+66% YoY), placing last month’s plugin vehicle share at 14% (5.9% full electrics/BEVs). That resulted in the 2021 plugin vehicle (PEV) share remaining 14% […]

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Hyundai EV Buyers Get Free Ultrafast Charging With Electrify America

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2021 19:47:22 +0000

Well, not “free” — nothing is free, right? But complimentary. People who buy a 2021 Hyundai Kona Electric or Hyundai Ioniq Electric now get 250 kilowatt-hours of free ultrafast charging on the Electrify America network. (Presumably, that includes the Electrify Canada network as well if you venture into the great north of Canada.) Hyundai estimates that […]

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Plugin Vehicle Market Share Grows In Italy, +123% Year Over Year In February

Credit to Author: Carlo Ombello| Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 23:45:05 +0000

The race to electrification continues in Europe. As car markets find their way out of the pandemic, EVs leave a greater mark month after month. Italy sees stronger sales in February following a soft start to the year, as all electrified vehicles contribute to replace traditional powertrains.

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Volkswagen Leads The Way In Germany — February EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 18:37:16 +0000

The German plugin vehicle market scored 40,000 registrations in February, with both technologies rising fast (+124% year over year for BEVs and +162% YoY for PHEVs). Last month’s plugin share ended at 21% (9.4% BEV), dragging the yearly tally down slightly to 21% (9.5% BEV). Overall, this market is definitely in The Disruption Zone (aka […]

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Tesla Model 3 Beats Renault Zoe In France! (And Peugeot e-208 Beats Both Of Them…) 

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2021 01:07:12 +0000

While the overall automotive market continued to suffer from the covid-related pandemic (-21% in February 2021 compared to February 2020), plugin sales remained positive, with plugin hybrids (PHEVs) on the rise (up 134%, to 9,097 units, allowing them to have a 52% share among plugins last month, not far from the 56% peak of January. […]

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