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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Tesla Model 3 #1 in May in Europe

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2021 20:17:12 +0000

The European passenger plugin vehicle market continues on the rise, having gotten over 178,000 registrations in April and 796,000 registrations YTD — which is +158% year over year (YoY). Last month’s plugin vehicle share of the overall auto market was 16% (8% full electrics/BEVs), which keeps the 2021 plugin vehicle (PEV) share at 15% (7% […]

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Volkswagen Takes #1 And #2 Positions In European Electric Vehicle Market In April

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sat, 29 May 2021 04:37:37 +0000

The European passenger plugin vehicle market continues to rise. There were more than 159,000 plugin vehicle registrations in April, and 616,000 in the year to date (YTD). That’s +136% year over year (YoY). The plugin vehicle share of the overall auto market in April was 15% (7.1% fully electric vehicles), keeping the 2021 plugin vehicle […]

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The EQS vs EQC: Numbers Can’t Tell A Whole Story (and the U.S. Didn’t Miss Out)

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sat, 17 Apr 2021 14:51:30 +0000

In a recent story, I said that the Mercedes-Benz EQS appears to be the first truly serious EV offered by the company. It seems from the comments that many readers agree, and are happy to see that the vehicle looks to be a decent offering. We won’t truly know until Mercedes-Benz gives us some wheel […]

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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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