Tesla’s Growth Path — Different Scenarios & Different Outcomes

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 14:01:19 +0000

I just saw Mercedes-Benz announce that it sold 590,999 passenger cars (+22.3%) in the 1st quarter of 2021. It got me thinking about the growth potential for Tesla, which is often lumped in with Mercedes, BMW, and Audi as a premium-class brand. I went and found Audi’s and BMW’s latest releases on quarterly global sales […]

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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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Volkswagen Had 19% Of Electric Vehicle Sales In Germany, Netherlands, Norway, & 6 Other European Countries In January & February

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 20:19:04 +0000

Germany’s electric vehicle model sales data came in sooner than I thought, so I’m already providing an update to this report. As I noted the other day, Germany’s numbers are enormous compared to the other countries included in this analysis, so adding its numbers in can really shift things around. To get rolling, the key […]

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Top Electric Models In 8 European Countries In February — 108 Models Ranked

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 07 Mar 2021 04:50:13 +0000

Someone especially focused on fully electric car sales in Europe has put together a site that tracks and shares fully electric vehicle (BEV) registration data from 9 European countries as it comes out. Running across the site recently, I decided to have some fun with the data by creating charts on specific stats or rankings […]

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Daimler Is Considering An Early End Of ICE Vehicle Production

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 06:56:46 +0000

Daimler has stated before that it wants to achieve a CO2-free fleet by 2039, but the company is reportedly looking at ending ICE (internal combustion engine) vehicle production early. CEO Ola Källenius dropped a hint in an interview that the interim targets for electric vehicles could be revised upwards. The German publication Handelsblatt pointed out […]

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No Mercedes-Benz EQC For The USA?

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2021 01:31:30 +0000

Mercedes-Benz reportedly decided that it’s not going to sell its new electric vehicle, the EQC, in the USA. This follows the year-old announcement of the company delaying the American launch of its EV until this year. A company spokesperson told Autoblog, “Following a comprehensive review of market developments, the EQC will not be offered in […]

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Mercedes-Benz EQA Is A Slick, Compelling Addition To UK Auto Market

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 09 Feb 2021 19:04:24 +0000

If you’re going to sell cars in 2030, you’re going to need to sell a lot of electric cars. If you’re going to sell cars in the UK in a few years, you’re going to need to sell a lot of electric cars. Those of us who realize that are eyeing the current, new, and […]

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Global Electric Vehicle Top 20 — EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 05:42:00 +0000

After a rough start of the year, the second half of 2020 became a record-fest, with 3 record months in the last 4 months of the year, December being one of them thanks to over half a million registrations.

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Open the Gates! 23% Plugin Vehicle Share in Europe!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sat, 30 Jan 2021 19:58:12 +0000

While the overall automotive market was still in the red in December (-4% YoY), Europe’s passenger plugin vehicle market had an historic month, having registered a record 281,000 vehicles (+264% YoY!)

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27% Plugin Vehicle Share In Germany — Open The Plugin Gates!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 21:37:02 +0000

The German automotive market has opened the floodgates to plugin electric vehicles, with December setting yet another record sales month. Nearly 83,000 plugin vehicles (PEVs) were registered in December, resulting in an amazing 27% market share

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