Plug-In Vehicles = 7.8% Market Share In Europe

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 03:28:07 +0000

After a Covid-derived drop in April (-16% year over year), the European passenger plug-in vehicle market went back to black in May, having scored 46,800 registrations (+23%), a great performance considering the overall market is still recovering (-57% in May)

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Mercedes-Benz Increasing Battery Production In Kamenz, Germany

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 05:59:08 +0000

Mercedes-Benz is increasing its battery production in its factory in Kamenz, Germany, as it preps for the rollout of more fully electric vehicles

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Tesla Has Top Range In World’s Longest EV Range Test

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2020 21:00:12 +0000

Norwegian road assistance company NAF has completed the world’s longest EV range test. The company tested 29 of Norway’s most popular EVs. They tested the actual range in the summer, what happens when EVs go into power-saving mode, and how they charge in heat degrees

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VW e-Golf #1 In May In Netherlands, Tesla Model 3 Leader In 2020

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 22:24:13 +0000

With the Netherlands overall market dropping 53% year over year (YoY), the local plugin vehicle market also once again slipped into red, dropping 28% YoY in May to 2,023 plugin registrations

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Kia Niro EV #1 In Covid-19 Impacted Dutch Market

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Wed, 13 May 2020 07:34:51 +0000

With the Netherlands escaping a full lockdown, the economic slowdown hasn’t been as devastating as in other markets, with the overall market dropping just 53%

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Electric Vehicles In South Africa: Where Are We Now?

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 10 Apr 2020 18:05:26 +0000

South Africa BEV and PHEV SalesSouth Africa’s uYilo Electric Mobility Program, a multi-stakeholder, collaborative program focused on enabling, facilitating, and mobilizing electric mobility in South Africa, has just released its State of Electric Vehicles in South Africa Report. According to the report, 1,119 plugin electric vehicles had been sold in South Africa by the end of 2019. It’s interesting to see that the sales were practically evenly split between battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and plugin hybrids (PHEVs). 545 (49%) of these were BEVs and 574 (51%) were PHEVs. These numbers give an interesting look in to the state of electric vehicles in South Africa even though they are low compared to other markets with mature EV industries such as Europe, North America, and China

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Tesla Model 3 Jumps To #1 Among All Autos In The Netherlands

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 20:57:59 +0000

While the Netherlands does not have yet a full lockdown, the coronavirus pandemic has forced a wide range of businesses to shut down, slowing business significantly, so expect slow sales months at least in April and May … in the overall market, that is

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Tesla Vehicles Win 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Positions In Used Electric Vehicle Ranking In Germany

Credit to Author: Alex Voigt| Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 00:21:20 +0000

0.9% of all Tesla Model 3s ever delivered are for sale in Germany, while 51% of all Daimler EQCs are!

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Lack Of Batteries Forces Audi To Curtail Production Of e-tron Electric SUV — Who Would’ve Predicted It?

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2020 19:20:11 +0000

Many of the world’s automakers are finding they don’t have enough batteries available for the electric cars they are building. Audi last week reportedly shut down it e-tron factory for 4 days because of a battery shortage.

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The Big Brussels Car Market, aka Auto Show

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Sun, 16 Feb 2020 22:52:03 +0000

When visiting the leading car shows in Geneva, Paris, and Frankfurt, the carmakers will take you on a journey, showing their grand visions about future mobility with vehicles that merge into houses, are lounges on wheels, or are just crazy, impractical futuristic works of art

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