US Gas Vehicle Sales Up Big In November, Still Down In 2019

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 07 Dec 2019 06:37:39 +0000

Tracking monthly US auto sales by company or brand is one of the oddest-feeling things I’ve done in my decade or so covering cleantech. Perhaps that’s because the focus is on tracking non-clean tech. The fact is, though, it shocks me every month to see how many people still buy gasoline cars. Gasoline cars are far worse than electric cars currently on the market for the same cost (or even less). Nonetheless, there are so many people buying clunky, noisy, slow, high-maintenance, low-tech, high-depreciation gasoline vehicles every single day. Objectively, it doesn’t make sense

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Plug-In Hybrids Pull Up Europe’s Plug-In Market — October EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sat, 30 Nov 2019 04:58:24 +0000

The European passenger plug-in vehicle (PEV) market recorded some 48,000 registrations in October (+46%), and this time it was the plug-in hybrids (+75% growth year over year, or YoY) that pulled the PEV market up. Fully electric vehicles (BEVs) remained at cruising speed (+26%), leading to a nearly even (51% BEVs / 49% PHEVs, vs. 65% / 35% YTD) breakdown between both technologies in October

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Tesla (Competition) Deathwatch: The History of Atari

Credit to Author: Frugal Moogal| Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 12:00:02 +0000

I wasn’t planning on writing a second article in this series so quickly, but I was reading through the comment section and felt compelled to write a response to cover some of those replies

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Open The Plug-In Hybrid Floodgates! Germany EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2019 07:33:16 +0000

Something clicked in the German plug-in vehicle market after the summer holidays. The market had a record month (9,452 registrations) in September, and then October came and set a new record, this time 26% above the previous one! 11,926 plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) were registered, more than doubling last year’s result. With China’s PEV market in post-subsidy blues, this is a welcome boost to global sales. Now if only the US market helped to carry the burden

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French EV Market Up 65%, Finally Some Reshuffling!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2019 06:27:19 +0000

The French plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market had 6,433 registrations in October, up 65% year over year (YoY). Interestingly, this time, it was the plug-in hybrids (+118%) pulling the market up the most, with BEVs growing “just” 53%

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Daimler’s Crisis: Needs Something More Musk

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 16 Nov 2019 05:17:05 +0000

In an analysis by the acclaimed German news site Spiegel, the author points out Daimler’s crisis and that it needs “something more Musk, please.” The article, written in German, made several interesting points, but the main point is that Daimler is facing a crisis and Tesla is just one part of that crisis. The author of the article believes (and so do I) that perhaps Daimler’s CEO, Ola Källenius, needs to be more like Elon Musk to help save his company

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Nissan, Toyota, Infiniti, & MINI USA Sales Down In October & 2019; Hyundai, Kia, Honda, BMW, Genesis, & Volvo Sales Up

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 06:10:57 +0000

Tracking monthly US auto sales has been a fascinating endeavor this past year. Unfortunately, we don’t get data from some brands — Tesla, all Ford Motor Company brands, GM brands, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles brands, Jaguar Land Rover no longer report monthly sales. However, there are 17 brands that do report monthly US sales, so let’s have a look at them

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Hyundai Kona EV Wins The Netherlands In Slow Month — EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 04:19:28 +0000

After a memorable month of September, the plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) markets in the Netherlands slowed down significantly, growing just 37% in September, with 2,776 registrations, translating into a PEV share of 8.1% in October. That keeps the 2019 PEV share at a record 10%

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Tesla Model 3 Breaks Records In Hot Market — Europe EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2019 02:30:29 +0000

The European passenger plug-in vehicle market scored some 59,000 registrations in September (+76% year over year), with fully electric vehicles (BEVs) stepping up the pace and reaching a record score of 41,001 units, earning its first three-digit growth rate since July 2014 (+109%)

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Tesla Model 3 = #1 In EV Sales In Germany In Record Month — CleanTechnica EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sat, 19 Oct 2019 00:43:26 +0000

The German plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market continues on the fast track in September, having scored a new record, 9,452 registrations, which doubles last year’s result. Fully electric vehicles (BEVs) were up 150% year over year (YoY), and this time plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) were also helping (+51%), allowing the PEV share to reach a record 3.9% share last month. BEVs alone hit a best ever, 2.4%. That pulled the 2019 plug-in share to 2.7% (1.7% BEV)

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