That Happened: Our 1st Electrify Expo Live Show!

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2021 19:31:33 +0000

That’s a wrap, people! The first-ever Electrify Expo live show took place this past weekend at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California, and I’m still recovering. Nearly twenty thousand people showed up for the event, with about 4,000 of them showing up before the gates even opened on Saturday morning. The message they sent […]

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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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MINI Electric Picked For Rome E-Prix Pace Car

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 18:05:11 +0000

Using an efficient vehicle for a pace car is nothing new, but it’s good to see the tradition of using something both sporty and efficient is still alive. It’s 2021, so it damned well better be, right? This time, it’s the MINI Electric Pacesetter, and it’ll be used as the pace car for the Rome […]

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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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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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Tesla’s Position Among US Auto Brands (Charts)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2021 12:00:49 +0000

On Saturday, I published a new CleanTechnica report showing that US auto sales were down 15% in 2020, whereas Tesla’s US sales were estimated to be up 9%. Only two companies other than Tesla had their US sales increase in 2020 — Volvo and Alfa Romeo, each by 2%. However

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US Auto Sales Down 2,484,375 (15%) In 2020, Tesla Up 9%

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 16 Jan 2021 16:52:41 +0000

The US auto market took a whipping in 2020. No one knows why. (Oh … yeah … never mind.) Overall, US auto sales were down by 2,592,185, or 15%, last year. Only three automakers saw their year-over-year sales increase from 2019 to

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72% Plugin Vehicle Market Share in the Netherlands!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sat, 09 Jan 2021 16:44:53 +0000

The Netherlands had an amazing 30,860 plugin registrations in December, a 34% increase over the previous all-time record, set in the same month of last year, which itself was beating a 4 year old record

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21% Plugin Vehicle Share! Open the Gates in Germany!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Wed, 23 Dec 2020 20:33:24 +0000

The German automotive market has opened the floodgates wide open for plugin vehicles. November was yet another record month, and this time with a 24% increase over the previous record, set in October

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