Tesla Model 3 Emits ~65% Less CO2 Than Mercedes C-Class With Diesel Engine

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 17:20:11 +0000

A new study explains that electric vehicles last longer than initially expected and are much greener than fossil-fueled cars

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13% Plugin Vehicle Market Share In Germany!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 16:02:03 +0000

After a record month in August, the German plugin vehicle market had its second best month ever in August, with a little over 33,000 units registered, an amazing performance considering August is usually one of the slowest selling months of they year

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Another Record Month For Plugin Vehicles In Europe

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2020 23:29:38 +0000

The European passenger plugin vehicle market is on fire, having scored over 113,000 registrations in July (+213% year over year, the highest growth rate in 5 years). This is the market’s second record performance in a row

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HelloFresh Begins Delivering Food In Mercedes-Benz Electric Vans

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 20:47:06 +0000

A funny thing for an American who moves to Europe or visits for a bit is seeing Mercedes-Benz vans, trucks, and even buses. In the US, we’ve got the luxury cars and SUVs, but Mercedes delivery vans and heavy-duty vehicles is an odd concept. Now, if you go to Belgium, you may even see electric Mercedes delivery vans delivering food boxes (prepared meals). They include a special design for keeping the food cool

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My Journey From ICE To EV

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 17:30:42 +0000

It looked to me back then that battery electric vehicles were the only ones that actually made sense from a technology point of view to address the long term problems. So I decided I should just only look into BEVs

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11% EV Market Share In Germany! Let The Disruption Begin!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sun, 23 Aug 2020 18:08:51 +0000

Plugin vehicles (fully electric vehicles as well as plugin hybrids) scored an amazing 36,000 registrations in July, which not only a new record, but is 85% above the last record, made last March

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DB Schenker Counts On Mercedes-Benz eActros For Zero-Emission Transport In Leipzig

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2020 22:23:57 +0000

As the first customer of the second test phase in Germany, DB Schenker has received a battery-electric eActros of the so-called “innovation fleet”. This leading company for global logistics services will use the 25-ton truck for the delivery of general cargo — i.e., palletized goods that are too large and heavy for parcel delivery — in the city center of Leipzig

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Tesla Model 3 Holds 17% of US Small + Midsize Luxury Car Market

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2020 13:00:03 +0000

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has repeatedly said — including very emphatically on the last Tesla conference call — that consumer demand is not a problem at all for Tesla. It seems from his comments that there is far more consumer demand than production capacity. However, we don’t know how much more, and we don’t know how that demand is spread out geographically across the world

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US Auto Sales Down By 1.5 Million In 2nd Quarter, Amplifying Long Trends

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2020 04:04:12 +0000

US auto sales, as we all know by now, took a massive hit in the second quarter of 2020. After collecting the sales data of 31 auto brands (almost all of them), I decided to dig in a little deeper — and further back in time — to try to get a better sense of trends and which companies are facing particularly challenging mid- to long-term circumstances

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Japan’s Disappointing EV Sales Are Bad For Africa, & Here’s Why

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Sat, 08 Aug 2020 23:35:28 +0000

A potential bottleneck could come quite soon on the used EV supply side. Thanks to Japanese OEM’s love of mild hybrids and their quest to prolong the ICE age as long as possible, sales of EVs in Japan have been very disappointing. Sales have been so poor that the market share of EVs in Japan was recently just under 1%

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