Plugins EVs Near Third Of Autos In Germany, Recession Forecast

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Tue, 08 Nov 2022 20:42:51 +0000

Plugin electric vehicles (EVs) gained 32.4% of Europe’s largest auto market, Germany, in October, up from 30.4% YoY. This in the context of overall auto market growth of 16.8% YoY, to 208,642 units. This, however, is still down by almost 25% from the pre-2020 seasonal norms. The Fiat 500 was October’s best selling full electric. […]

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Nissan LEAF Awarded WhichEV “Lifetime Achievement Award”

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Sun, 06 Nov 2022 03:55:42 +0000

The Independent UK-based publication WhichEV has announced that the “Lifetime Achievement Award” for popularising electrification in vehicles goes to none other than the Nissan LEAF. The Nissan LEAF is well deserving of this honor after coming to the market more than a decade ago. The LEAF not only set the standard for the entire vehicle […]

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Sweden’s Plugin EV Share At 59.4%, Volvo XC40 Back To Strength

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2022 21:25:51 +0000

October saw Sweden’s plugin electric vehicle share reach 59.4% of the auto market, up from 50.1% year on year. Full electrics alone took 35.5% share, from 22.9% YoY. Overall auto volume was 22,383 units, 12% up YoY, though still some 25% down on pre-2020 seasonal norms. October’s best selling full electric was the Volvo XC40. […]

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Let’s Talk More About Battery Longevity

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2022 15:00:24 +0000

In another recent article, our friend Barry discussed the need for standards in battery longevity if consumers are going to adopt EVs. I agree that there needs to be not just a standard, but a good standard. I’d like to add some of my thoughts to the conversation and provide some ideas on how we […]

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First Drive: The 2023 Nissan ARIYA Front Wheel Drive

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Sun, 23 Oct 2022 14:00:39 +0000

Nissan pushed boldly into electric vehicles with the LEAF in 2010 back when electric vehicles were little more than a novelty and a dream. The vehicle set the bar for what a mainstream, affordable electric vehicle of its time should look and feel like, cutting the path for others to follow. It was a bold and […]

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First Time EV Buyer? Thinking It Through & Coming Full Circle

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 23 Oct 2022 00:00:04 +0000

NissanBy Robert Simon Editor’s note: Rob is a longtime CleanTechnica reader and western North Carolina-based entrepreneur and property manager who has taken action on his climate anxiety by greening his rental properties and now, switching to EVs. In this article, he summarizes his journey navigating his first EV buying experience.  I remember my EV journey […]

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Fully Electric Vehicles Reached ~6% Of Auto Sales In USA In 3rd Quarter

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2022 03:57:23 +0000

6% of US auto sales is up from EVs’ 2.2% of US auto sales in Q3 2020.

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Tesla Model Y Germany’s Best Selling Vehicle in September, Beating Iconic VW Golf

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2022 13:31:17 +0000

Germany, Europe’s largest auto market, saw plugin electric vehicles take 32.2% share in September, up from 28.7% year on year. Full electrics grew more than plugin hybrids. Overall auto volume was 224,864 units, up 14% from last year, and down some 8% from September 2019’s result. The Tesla Model Y was the overall best selling […]

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Sweden’s BEVs Take Over Third Of Market

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Mon, 03 Oct 2022 15:58:39 +0000

Sweden’s plugin electric vehicle share recovered in September, gaining 55.2% of the auto market, from 53.9% a year ago. Full electrics saw 35.3% share, their 2nd highest ever from last December. Plugin hybrids fell slightly year on year. Overall auto volumes were down 3% YoY, and some 21% down from pre-2020 seasonal norms. The bestselling […]

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The $25,000 Question: What’s The Best Used Budget EV?

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2022 11:00:05 +0000

In a recent video, Out of Spec Reviews asked a $25,000 question: What’s the best used EV you can get for under 25 grand? Like all such questions, there’s a lot to think about. Everyone’s needs, tastes, and situation is different, and every used car is different (some are much better than others, even though […]

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