Plugin Vehicles Hit 22% Market Share In Europe In August!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2021 22:42:20 +0000

The European passenger plugin vehicle market is staying in the fast lane. More than 155,000 plugin vehicles were registered in August — which is +60% year over year (YoY). This performance is even more impressive when we consider that the overall auto market is in the doldrums. August 2021 was the weakest August since 2014, […]

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Mercedes & Volkswagen Ramp Up Battery Factory Plans

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sat, 25 Sep 2021 15:45:32 +0000

Mercedes and Volkswagen announce new EV battery factories.

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Volkswagen Group Is Now King Of EV Sales In Sweden & Switzerland

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 05 Sep 2021 15:56:36 +0000

Under some of our recent EV sales reports, readers requested charts and stats for automotive group sales, not just sales by model or even brand. It was even pointed out that this is the only comparison many people in the industry actually care about. Those seem like good points, so here’s an update on Sweden […]

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Plugin Vehicles Hit 19% Market Share In Europe In June! Tesla Model 3 Has Best Month Ever!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 23:42:21 +0000

The European passenger plugin vehicle market continues in the fast lane, having gotten over 237,000 registrations in June and over a million registrations YTD — which is +157% year over year (YoY). Last month’s plugin vehicle share of the overall auto market was 19% (10% full electrics/BEVs), which pulled the 2021 plugin vehicle (PEV) share […]

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Mercedes Teases EQXX With 1000 Kilometers Of Range

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 18:14:50 +0000

In 2013, Volkswagen introduced the XL1, a super efficient passenger car whose claim to fame was that it needed only 1 liter of gasoline to travel 100 kilometers. Back then, nobody could have predicted that the EU, the UK, and several other nations would be thinking of banning the internal combustion engine by 2035 or […]

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US Auto Sales: Tesla Had Highest % Increase from Q2 2019 to Q2 2021, 5th Highest Volume Increase

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2021 10:57:06 +0000

Another quarter has wrapped up and we have more grand trends in the US auto industry. In the charts and text below, I’m comparing Q2 2021 (the second quarter of 2021) with Q2 2020 and also with Q2 2019. Naturally, year-over-year changes are interesting, but given how unique last year was, I think it’s more […]

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Will UK’s Share of European Electric Vehicle Production Drop from 25% to 4%?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 04 Jul 2021 00:02:02 +0000

Our friends over at Transport & Environment (T&E) are concerned that the UK is taking its electric vehicle production sector for granted and not doing enough to retain its EV production leadership. According to the organization, 25% of the EVs produced in Europe were produced in the UK in 2018. That’s quite a percentage, and […]

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Will UK’s Share of European Electric Vehicle Production Drop from 50% to 4%?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 04 Jul 2021 00:02:02 +0000

Our friends over at Transport & Environment (T&E) are concerned that the UK is taking its electric vehicle production sector for granted and not doing enough to retain its EV production leadership. According to the organization, 50% of the EVs produced in Europe were produced in the UK in 2018. That’s quite a percentage, and […]

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