Comparing the Best Electric Cars for 2021

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 08 May 2021 21:48:57 +0000

There are two ways to consider what the best electric cars on the market are. One way is to consider what the absolute best cars are, regardless of price. The other way is to consider what the best cars are when taking price into account. Or, as is the case below, you can include a […]

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Volkswagen ID.4 Is Mopping Up In Europe — April Sales Chart

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 06 May 2021 06:32:39 +0000

The Volkswagen ID.3 seems like it just hit the market, but the attention has already shifted to the Volkswagen ID.4, and that’s because the ID.4 is mopping up in Europe (and also the only fully electric Volkswagen available in the USA). We publish monthly plugin electric vehicle sales reports for several European countries and Europe […]

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France April Plugin Vehicle Registrations Hit 14.8% Share — Up 2× Year On Year

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Sun, 02 May 2021 15:35:14 +0000

France, Europe’s second largest auto market, saw 14.8% plugin electric vehicle share in April 2021, up 2× from 7.8% share in April 2020. Overall auto volumes remained subdued, down 25% from pre-COVID seasonal averages, continuing the same rate of weakness seen from January through March. Best selling full electrics in April included the Peugeot e-208, […]

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Tesla Model 3 New #1 in Hot European Market, & Plugin Vehicles Get 16% Market Share!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 01:05:13 +0000

The European plugin passenger vehicle market continues to rise, scoring over 227,000 registrations in March (+169% YoY) and putting last month’s plugin vehicle share of the broader passenger vehicle market at 16% share (7.6% fully electric/BEV). That pulls the 2021 plugin vehicle (PEV) share to 15% (6.6% for BEVs alone). This time growth came from […]

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Tesla Model 3 = #1 in France!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 21:01:18 +0000

In a red hot market in which fully electric vehicles (BEVs) jumped 183% year over year (YoY) and plugin hybrids (PHEVs) shot up 6-fold in March, plugin sales had their second best month ever in France. In total, 29,737 plugin vehicles were registered, allowing the plugin share to reach 16% last month (8.5% BEV). That […]

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March Brings Fresh EV Records To Italy’s Car Market

Credit to Author: Carlo Ombello| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:09:28 +0000

Italy’s EV sales get a substantial boost in March as the first quarter of 2021 ends with electrifying new records. The year started with rather soft numbers following a brilliant end to 2020, but a notable shift in pace now bodes well for the months to come.

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France Hits 16.1% Plugin Share, Tesla Model 3 At Record 4,524 Sales

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 11:50:08 +0000

France, Europe’s second largest auto market, saw plugin electric vehicle market share hit 16.1% market share in March, and a 14% cumulative share for the first quarter. With a surge of deliveries shipped from its Shanghai Gigafactory, Tesla registered 4,524 Model 3 sales in March, by far its highest ever monthly total in France. Overall […]

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Tesla Model 3 Tops European Market in February — EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2021 20:07:12 +0000

Despite a still-hurting overall auto market (-20% YoY in February), the European passenger plugin vehicle market continues to rise. More than 115,000 plugin vehicles were registered on the continent in February (+66% YoY), placing last month’s plugin vehicle share at 14% (5.9% full electrics/BEVs). That resulted in the 2021 plugin vehicle (PEV) share remaining 14% […]

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Plugin Vehicle Market Share Grows In Italy, +123% Year Over Year In February

Credit to Author: Carlo Ombello| Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 23:45:05 +0000

The race to electrification continues in Europe. As car markets find their way out of the pandemic, EVs leave a greater mark month after month. Italy sees stronger sales in February following a soft start to the year, as all electrified vehicles contribute to replace traditional powertrains.

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Tesla Model 3 Beats Renault Zoe In France! (And Peugeot e-208 Beats Both Of Them…) 

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2021 01:07:12 +0000

While the overall automotive market continued to suffer from the covid-related pandemic (-21% in February 2021 compared to February 2020), plugin sales remained positive, with plugin hybrids (PHEVs) on the rise (up 134%, to 9,097 units, allowing them to have a 52% share among plugins last month, not far from the 56% peak of January. […]

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