The BYD Atto 3 & MG ZS EV Take Top Two Positions In New Zealand’s May EV Sales Table

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Sun, 04 Jun 2023 03:52:14 +0000

BYD Atto 313,354 vehicles were registered in May in New Zealand. Of these, 1,219 were brand new battery electric vehicles (BEVs). That means about 9% of them were fully electric. In total, 1,526 BEVs were registered in May in New Zealand, including used vehicle imports. In New Zealand, used vehicle imports are allowed, and usually on the […]

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Sweden Hits 62% Plugin EV Market Share In May, Tesla Model Y High

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Sat, 03 Jun 2023 15:38:46 +0000

Plugin electric vehicles saw strong year on year growth in market share in Sweden, taking 61.9% of the market, from 47.5% in May 2022. Full electrics carried all of the growth, alone accounting for 40.9% share, with plugin hybrids slightly losing share YoY. Overall auto volume was 28,492 units, up some 8% YoY, though year […]

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The Neighbours Are Going Electric

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Thu, 01 Jun 2023 21:30:47 +0000

BYD Atto 3As a bright red BYD Atto 3 breaks up the grey Corolla gang in my suburban neighbourhood, the march of the electric vehicle invasion is becoming more and more obvious. Three years ago, I received my Tesla Model 3 SR+ and showed it to my neighbours. They were impressed as I drove them up hills […]

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Sweden – Tesla Model Y Takes Over 10% Of Entire Auto Market!

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Tue, 04 Apr 2023 14:09:25 +0000

Sweden’s plugin electric vehicles took almost 60% of the auto market in March, up from 55.6% year on year. BEVs alone took 41.6% of the market, up from 31.8% YoY. Overall auto market volume was 30,261 units, up some 5% YoY, though still below historical seasonal norms. The Tesla Model Y was the overall best […]

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Sweden’s Plugins Continue To Grow Despite Economic Downturn

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Thu, 02 Mar 2023 09:23:37 +0000

In February, Sweden’s plugin electric vehicles continued to dominate with a 54.0% share of auto sales, up from 51.6% year on year. Full electric share grew substantially, whilst plugin hybrid share decreased. Overall auto volume was 18,442 units, down some 13% YoY. The Volvo XC40 was February’s best selling BEV yet again, holding the lead […]

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Tesla Who? BYD, Polestar, & MG Taking Australia By Storm

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Tue, 07 Feb 2023 04:57:13 +0000

Although MG, BYD, and Polestar are supplying electric vehicles in much smaller numbers than Tesla in Australia, those numbers are growing and these EVs are becoming more visible. So much so, in fact, that there are times when there are no Teslas at public charging stations but there might be 4 BYD Atto 3s or […]

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DIY MG ZS EV Mod Provides Superb Regen Braking & More

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sun, 05 Feb 2023 20:38:44 +0000

Yesterday, I was invited back to the cluttered but always exciting electronics and engineering workshop of Francisco Shi. He unveiled his breakthrough saying: “If Elon Musk tried this modified MG ZS EV, he would tell his minions to go and modify the Tesla. An all-wheel-drive Tesla and a track with this technology would be amazing!” […]

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Sweden’s Plugin Growth Catches Its Breath After Recent Pull-Forward

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2023 08:27:34 +0000

Sweden’s plugin electric vehicle share in January was 52.4%, flat from 52.9% year on year. The temporary pause in growth comes after a pull-forward in December. Overall auto volume in January was 35,476 units, some 27% down from January 2022. The best selling full electric was the Volvo XC40. January’s combined plugin share of 52.4% […]

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How to Knit an Electric Car

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2022 04:57:17 +0000

In a true sign that battery electric cars have now gone mainstream in Australia, The Australian Women’s Weekly has just featured an article about the MG ZS EV. The copy was supplied by MG and was (as you would expect) overwhelmingly positive. MG (owned by SAIC) has a well established and trusted dealership network throughout […]

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“Like Going Into the Space Age” — MG ZS EV

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2022 10:30:32 +0000

Into the Space AgeThat’s how Stephen and Debbie describe their experience of going from a 16 year old Honda CRV to the refreshed MG ZS EV. They can’t stop driving it and have done 900 km in the last two weeks. The car is proving itself beyond their expectations, and the support they find in the electric vehicle […]

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