The Irish Are Motoring Greener & Cleaner: Electric & Hybrid Vehicles Now Account For Over 10% Of Irish Auto Sales

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 05:16:06 +0000

Not so far from other countries CleanTechnica follows closely, comes Ireland. Green motoring is on the increase month by month in Northern Europe, as we’ve reported extensively. We are now happy to bring a report on the continuing growth of electric vehicles in Ireland. Yes, the Irish are getting greener each year, too

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Will South Africa Build Electric Vehicles?

Credit to Author: David Zarembka| Date: Sat, 12 Oct 2019 21:30:05 +0000

Like Germany is to Europe, South Africa is the manufacturing powerhouse of sub-Saharan Africa. In particular, it has 8 automobile assembly plants. The companies are BMW, Ford, Isuzu, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Renault, Toyota, and Volkswagen. In 2018, South Africa produced 610,854 vehicles

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India x Cleantech — October 2019

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 23:00:03 +0000

Welcome to another issue of our new India x Cleantech series! On a monthly basis, we are pulling news from across clean technology sectors in India into a single, concise summary article about the country

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Tesla Model 3 Is 2019’s Best Selling Vehicle In Dutch Lands

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Wed, 09 Oct 2019 05:08:18 +0000

We start this month’s EV sales reports in the Netherlands. (Well, we already started there with another article, but here’s a second.) The Dutch plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market grew a whopping 281% in September compared to the same month in 2018 (year over year, or YoY). The nation had 8,067 PEV registrations, the best month ever for plug-ins aside from previous fiscal-derived peaks in December 2013 (9,304 units), December 2015 (15,908), and December 2016 (11,132). So, all points to a record performance this coming December. How much, would you say? 16,000? 20,000? More

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Confusing Honda Accord & Toyota Camry Purchases … Tesla Model 3 vs. Mercedes C-Class — #CleanTechnica Top 20

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2019 03:23:26 +0000

It’s time for another roundup of the 20 most popular stories of the week. As proof of the fact that you don’t even need “Tesla” in the headline to have a Tesla story go viral, the top story of the week was about the Honda Accord & Toyota Camry while silently being about the Tesla Model 3. The second most popular story compared the Model 3 to two top sellers on the other end of its gradient of competitors, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and Audi

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Tesla Model 3 Shines In Off-Season Month In Europe

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sun, 29 Sep 2019 17:06:50 +0000

The European passenger plug-in vehicle market scored some 35,000 registrations in August (+15%), with fully electric vehicles (BEVs) continuing to grow at a fast pace (69%) while plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) are still suffering from the WLTP blues, down -29% year over year (YoY). They’ve failed to post one single growth month since last September, when the new WLTP emission rules started

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China EV Sales Report — Baojun E-Series New #1 In Receding Market

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sun, 29 Sep 2019 07:27:53 +0000

The end-of-incentives hangover deepened in August for the Chinese plug-in vehicle market, with the market dropping a steep 12% year over year (YoY) and plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) crashing 51%. Amazingly, fully electric vehicles (BEVs) managed to grow, by 4%, a small increase over the 1% growth rate of July, which means BEVs are currently the only ray of light in the Chinese auto market (the overall market also dropped, by 8% YoY)

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A to Z Reasons to Support Tesla

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 28 Sep 2019 14:00:34 +0000

“A to Z reasons to support Tesla” is a list that was created by a Model 3 owner, Ade Olabisi, who graduated from Cornell University. Ade loves his Tesla and is a huge supporter of Elon Musk. He wrote to me on Twitter a few days ago with this list that he created in June of 2018. The list reflects on Tesla from the viewpoint of

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Florida Tesla Drivers Drive A Ton!

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 28 Sep 2019 08:13:32 +0000

We hosted a National Drive Electric Week event last Saturday in Sarasota, Florida. It was arranged very much at the last minute, but we were lucky to get dozens of electric vehicle drivers signed up nonetheless. The bulk of the attendees were Tesla owners, as you may have noticed from photos like the one above that I’ve been using here on CleanTechnica in the past several days. Exactly half of all the vehicles, 20 of them, were Tesla Model 3s

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Another Fun Louisiana National Drive Electric Week Event

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 22 Sep 2019 16:23:11 +0000

Louisiana hosted several National Drive Electric Week events, and I got to go to two of them, the Abita Springs one last week and the Gonzales one today. In Gonzales, Plugin Louisiana and Louisiana Clean Fuels teamed up with Tanger Outlet Mall to help bring awareness about electric vehicles and clean energy. I got to tag along with Karen Rudisil, owner of a Tesla Model

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