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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OVO Energy Gets 40 Fully Electric Kia e-Niros

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 14:54:15 +0000

OVO Energy, an electricity and gas supplier in the UK, has added 40 Kia e-Niros to its fleet — for its “Field Force” team. OVO Energy has a goal of reaching net-zero carbon emissions in its operations by 2030, something many top climate and energy scientists would applaud. This is a solid first step toward […]

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Electric Drag Race: Kia EV6 GT Versus Lots Of ICE Supercars

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2021 21:32:08 +0000

Kia recently revealed a new electric crossover called the EV6. And, while the car’s official specs were initially withheld, the company soon released some staggering numbers. 500 km of range and 800V charging took the eco-minded, “responsible adult” headlines, but a claimed 3-second 0-60 MPH time … it just seemed unbelievable from Kia. That’s not […]

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UK Hits 13.9% Plugin Share In March – Up Almost 2x Year-On-Year

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 17:14:39 +0000

The UK auto market saw plugin electric vehicles take 13.9% share in March 2021, nearly double the 7.27% share of March 2020. Plugin volumes were up 112% year-on-year, against the backdrop of overall auto volumes growing 11.5%. Non-hybridized diesel combustion engines continued their steep decline, to just 10.8% share, from 17.6% a year ago, though […]

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Sweden Hits 37% Plugin Share In March, New Policy Boost For Full Electrics

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2021 14:20:28 +0000

Sweden saw a plugin electric vehicle market share of 37% in March 2021, up from 27.2% in March 2020. Plugin hybrids gained share from a last minute pull-forward in March, ahead of a policy change from April 1st which now more strongly favours full electric vehicles, and further penalizes carbon emissions. The combined plugin result […]

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Kia EV6 — 510+ km, 0-to-100 km/h in 3.5 Seconds, 800V Charging

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 03:07:36 +0000

Kia is not messing around. Its EV6, whose specs were revealed earlier today, offers several things to brag about. To start with, Kia claims a single-charge range of over 510 km (317 miles) from the version with the largest battery pack. It also has up to 800V charging, which allows ultrafast charging from 10–80% in […]

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Kia e-Niro Gets Upgraded To “e-Niro 2” & Holds A New Market Record

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2021 16:02:37 +0000

The Kia e-Niro has been one of the most popular electric cars in Europe in recent years, being the 9th best selling electric vehicle there in 2020 and the 5th best selling electric vehicle in 8 top European countries in the beginning of 2021. Kia also proudly notes that the e-Niro was the best selling […]

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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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