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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Kia America Plugs Into Final Round Of Electrify Expo 2022

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Mon, 07 Nov 2022 04:50:12 +0000

Note: Several core members of CleanTechnica will also be at Electrify Expo in Austin. Reach out if you’ll be there and want to meet up. Kia America has announced it will once again be attending the Electrify Expo, the final show in the series in Austin, Texas, on November 11–13. Kia will be joined by […]

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Sweden’s Plugin EV Share At 59.4%, Volvo XC40 Back To Strength

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2022 21:25:51 +0000

October saw Sweden’s plugin electric vehicle share reach 59.4% of the auto market, up from 50.1% year on year. Full electrics alone took 35.5% share, from 22.9% YoY. Overall auto volume was 22,383 units, 12% up YoY, though still some 25% down on pre-2020 seasonal norms. October’s best selling full electric was the Volvo XC40. […]

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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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Kia EV6 Battery Pre-Conditioning Update

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2022 16:15:36 +0000

Before I get to Kia’s story, I want to remind readers about something that happened almost two years ago. At the beginning of last year, the EV cannonball record was smashed. While previous runs from New York to Los Angeles were all in Teslas (charging infrastructure plus charging speeds means a lot), this was the […]

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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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