Electric Vehicle Battery Pack Costs in 2021 — 87% Lower Than in 2008

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 06 Oct 2021 13:57:59 +0000

The electric vehicle market has transformed immensely in the past dozen years. Most of that transformation comes down to one thing: dropping battery prices. As battery prices have come down, various electric vehicle models have gotten more range for the same price, and many more models have come to market with a competitive mix of […]

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UK Plugin EV Share Above 20% In September, Tesla Model 3 Overall Bestseller

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 14:23:53 +0000

The UK auto market saw plugin electric vehicles take 21.65% share in September, up over 2x year-on-year. Full battery electrics outperformed, alone taking 15.2% share and a record 32,721 unit volume. Old-school diesel sales fell off a cliff, dropping to under 5% market share in an overall auto market down ~45% in volume from seasonal […]

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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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Caution: Electric Vehicle Evangelist at Work

Credit to Author: Arthur Frederick (Fritz) Hasler| Date: Sat, 18 Sep 2021 21:06:44 +0000

After my first test drive of a Nissan Leaf in 2014, I became a believer. The car had me at hello! Total silence at slow speeds, rocket-like smooth-as-silk acceleration, and the feeling that I had just entered the twenty-first century had me hooked. Knowing that I had just kissed smelly gasoline and noxious deadly emissions […]

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Tesla Model Y Lands in Netherlands in 30% Plugin Share Month

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Thu, 09 Sep 2021 15:20:40 +0000

The Dutch plugin vehicle (PEV) market continues in the fast lane, with 6,637 plugin registrations logged last month. That meant that last month’s PEV share of the overall passenger auto market reached 30% (20% BEV), pulling the year-to-date PEV share to 22% (12% BEV) and the total tally to 45,426 units — good news, especially […]

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August UK Plugin EV Hits 18.3%, Up Almost 2x Year-On-Year

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Mon, 06 Sep 2021 13:31:34 +0000

The UK  auto market, Europe’s third largest, saw plugin electric vehicle share of 18.3% in August 2021, up 1.9x from 9.76% in August 2020. Overall auto market volume was down 7.6% from long term seasonal norms, at 68,033 units. The Volkswagen brand dominated all electric market share at 15.4%. August’s combined plugin result of 18.3% […]

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20 Top Selling Plugin Vehicles Globally — Charts

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Wed, 01 Sep 2021 02:00:17 +0000

Global plugin vehicle registrations were up 94% last month compared to July 2020, scoring 480,000 units (or 7.1% share of the overall auto market). That made it the plugin market’s third best month ever. Fully electric vehicles (BEVs) represented 66% of plugin registrations in July, in line with the year-to-date (YTD) tally. In total, there […]

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Top 10 Electric Vehicles in USA — Charts

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2021 13:48:45 +0000

Some key US electric vehicle sales data aren’t easy to come by these days. We don’t get numbers for several of the most popular models because their makers don’t break out sales of different models (Tesla — Model Y versus Model 3) or different powertrains of the of models that come in gas or electric […]

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Kia Niro EV & Ford Mustang Mach-E Shine In Netherlands In July — Sales Report

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2021 03:57:56 +0000

The Dutch plugin vehicle (PEV) market continues in the fast lane, with 6,703 plugin registrations logged last month. That meant that last month’s PEV share of the overall passenger auto market was 25% (16% BEV), pulling the year-to-date PEV share to 21% (11% BEV) and the total tally to 38,787 units. The market share is […]

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7 Years Driving Electric: Three Nissan Leafs & A Tesla Model 3

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 08 Aug 2021 03:40:48 +0000

By Arthur Frederick (Fritz) Hasler, PhD, Former Leader of NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization & Analysis Laboratory, and avid CleanTechnica reader When Toyota introduced the Prius hybrid in 1997, I was fascinated by the technology and longed to own one — or better, one modified to run a few more miles solely on […]

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