In Defense Of PHEVs (Probably Part One)

Credit to Author: Jacek Fior| Date: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 06:19:55 +0000

Within two weeks in June, I read two articles on CleanTechnica that somehow made me blush a little. The first one openly said the era of PHEVs must end (something I have said a few times myself, to be honest) and the second one was on SUVs being responsible for growing transport emissions in the EU. The reason I blushed was that a few days before the first of the two articles came out, I had decided to buy (or, to be precise, long-term hire/rent) a PHEV SUV, the Peugeot 3008 Hybrid

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France EV Market Share Hits 9.5% In July — And 4× Volume Growth Year On Year

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Sun, 02 Aug 2020 05:40:04 +0000

July 2020 saw France’s plugin passenger vehicle market share hit 9.5%, up from 2.5% in July 2019. The overall auto market showed continued recovery, up 3.7% in July 2020 compared to July 2019. Best selling plugin vehicles included the Renault Zoe and Peugeot e-

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4 New Electric Vans Just Hit The UK & European Markets

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 03:51:48 +0000

It’s amazing what the threat of massive fines can do for automakers. The European Union has been getting serious about the need for automakers to clean up their fleets, and all of a sudden we’re getting a lot more vehicle models and automakers are actually trying to sell them!

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Record EV Sales In Europe

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 01:42:41 +0000

While the overall European market is still in recovery mode in June, down 24% year over year (YoY), the European passenger plugin vehicle market has returned to the fast track, having achieved almost 93,000 registrations in June (+95%)

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The New Peugeot e-2008 — Peugeot’s 79 Year Electric Vehicle Journey Leads Here

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 25 Jul 2020 02:59:08 +0000

There’s a decent chance you didn’t know that Peugeot was working on electric cars 79 years ago, in 1941. We will not banish you from visiting CleanTechnica for not knowing that, especially since we didn’t know it

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Italy’s BEV Sales Doubled In First Half Of 2020 — The Only Way Is Up

Credit to Author: Carlo Ombello| Date: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 17:56:16 +0000

Italy’s EV market is finally getting hot. Following months of unprecedented growth and despite an incredibly adverse time in history, electric mobility has now reached the halfway point of this infamous year with outstanding figures, doubling sales from 2019. And the most important aspect is, we haven’t seen anything yet

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New Nissan Ariya EV — Promoted From Concept To Promise

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2020 04:08:04 +0000

On Wednesday, July 15, 2020, in Yokohama, Japan, the first big EV news from Nissan in about 10 years was shared with the world. Am I over the top with this statement? Probably, but I have forgotten how many years we have waited for this companion to the Nissan Leaf

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Renault Zoe Shines In New Record Month In France

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 06:58:58 +0000

The Dog Days Are Over in the French EV market, with the pandemic’s disruption now behind it, and a new stimulus package from the local government that can go up to €12,000. (Now imagine if the €16,000 Dacia Spring EV lands in time for this kind of incentive — it will be yours for peanuts!)

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Italy’s BEV Market Up 53% As Tesla Model 3 Leads June Sales

Credit to Author: Carlo Ombello| Date: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 18:17:23 +0000

Electric car sales are keeping their strong momentum in Italy. As the nation’s car market recovers from the coronavirus collapse of previous months, overall volumes are returning to healthy levels amidst strong signs of a new reality in the industry. June figures show consolidating trends of change that will likely lead to electric surprises in the second half of the year

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Norway June EV Market Share At 66%, Overall Autos Down 25% YoY

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 05:40:00 +0000

June saw electric vehicle pioneer Norway achieve 66% plug-in electric vehicle market share, up from 62% last year in the same month. The overall passenger auto market was down 25.5% year on year, a significant recovery from May’s almost 40% drop

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