German April Plugin Electric Vehicles At 22.1% Share, With BEVs Near Record High

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Thu, 06 May 2021 13:04:44 +0000

Germany saw plugin electric vehicle market share reach 22.1% in April 2021, with full battery electrics at 10.3%, their second highest ever share. The overall auto market recovered year-on-year to 229,650 units, but was still down ~26% from April 2019. April’s combined 22.1% result comprised just shy of 11.8% plugin hybrids (PHEVs) and 10.4% full […]

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Sweden’s April Plugin Vehicle Share Above 43% — Volkswagen ID.4 Overall Best Selling Vehicle

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Mon, 03 May 2021 17:08:13 +0000

Sweden saw plugin electric vehicle market share reach 43.1% in April 2021, up almost 2× year on year, with full electric vehicles alone at a record 22.2% share. This puts full electrics ahead of plugin hybrids for the first time in years. Volkswagen’s new ID.4 was the overall best selling vehicle in Sweden. Auto market […]

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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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Germany Plugin Electric Share Hits 22.5% In March — 2.4× Year-On-Year Share Growth

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 12:14:46 +0000

Germany, Europe’s largest auto market, saw plugin electric vehicles reach 22.5% share in March 2021, a growth of over 2.4× from March 2020 (9.2% share). Provisional estimates have Volkswagen brand vehicles taking the top two full electric spots for Q1, just ahead of the Tesla Model 3. Overall auto volumes, at 292,349, recovered year on […]

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Danish Q1 EV Sales Prove The Electric Race Is On: Brands Have To Get Their Act Together To Not Miss Out

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 20:53:30 +0000

While the Tesla Model 3 comfortably wins the electric vehicle sales competition in many European countries in the first quarter of 2021, it was not accomplished without a fight. The cumulative ID.3 and ID.4 sales in Denmark makes Volkswagen the clear EV brand winner in the country this first quarter of the year. This is […]

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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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Hyundai IONIQ 5 Outcompetes Tesla Model Y On Price And Charging Speed, But Not Ease-of-Charging Nor Production Volume

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 14:50:22 +0000

Hyundai has upped the ante in the battery electric vehicle stakes with the new IONIQ 5 midsized cross over, giving range up to ~500 km WLTP, 18 minute recharging, and prices starting in the low €40,000 range. The IONIQ 5 offers a similar size, similar range, similar efficiency, and faster charging than the Tesla Model […]

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UK January EV Share At 13.7% — Up Over 2× Year-On-Year

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 13:39:19 +0000

The UK saw plugin electric vehicles taking 13.7% market share in January 2021, up 2.3x from January 2020, and already well above the 10.7% annual share of 2020. The overall auto market was down almost 40% from January 2020’s pre-COVID volumes, due to showroom lockdowns.

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Italy’s Electric Car Market Tripled In 2020 — Can It Triple Again This Year?

Credit to Author: Carlo Ombello| Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 09:00:15 +0000

The ugly duckling of electric mobility among Europe’s top car markets is finally turning into a swan. We are talking about Italy, home to so many historic motor brands, where a once almost inexistent EV market is now blossoming into a noteworthy player as Europe pushes towards transport electrification.

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