Peugeot 208 EV Beats Renault Zoe In Pandemic-Disrupted French EV Market — April 2020

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Wed, 20 May 2020 02:05:30 +0000

While the overall French market ground to a halt due to the coronavirus lockdown (-89% year over year), plugins were down just 66%, with fully electric vehicles (BEVs) faring slightly better, down only -62%. That allowed BEVs to have 74% of the plugin market last month, slightly better than this year’s average of 73%

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Why People Buy Electric Vehicles In The Netherlands, Norway, Germany, & France

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 17 Apr 2020 02:00:00 +0000

When we asked thousands of electric vehicle (EV) owners in Europe the top reasons why they got their cars, we got similar responses as in previous years. The largest portion of buyers in every country referenced the environmental benefits

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The Vehicle Classes, Range, & Features in High Demand with EV Drivers in the Netherlands, Norway, France, & Germany

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2020 22:00:02 +0000

EV owners we surveyed almost equally prefer a sedan/hatchback (car) or SUV/crossover for their next EV. The two options switched spots back and forth depending on the audience. Additionally, in each of these countries, respondents mostly preferred a vehicle in the D-segment

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Tesla Model 3 = Best Selling Foreigner In France In Pandemic-Affected Market

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2020 21:00:12 +0000

With the overall French market crumbling (-72% year over year!) due to the coronavirus lockdown, and the country returning to registrations levels (62,668 units) not seen in the past 50 years, one would think that plug-ins would suffer too, right? The answer to that is “yes” and “no.”

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Electric Vehicle Models That EV Owners In Europe Considered But Didn’t Buy

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2020 11:00:47 +0000

Perhaps the most fascinating new question in this year’s Electric Car Drivers: Demands, Desires & Dreams reports concerned the electric vehicles people considered but didn’t buy. We asked EV owners which other electric vehicle models they thought about buying before deciding on the one they purchased or leased. I was surprised to see how much people actually cross-shopped across classes while considering which electric vehicle to buy

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The Automotive Echo Chamber — Isolated From The Real World

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Sun, 22 Mar 2020 09:40:59 +0000

Travelling widens your view of the world. These last few months, in the midst of auto industry conferences and travel, I have suddenly been encountering situations in the auto world that really open my eyes

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The European Car Of The Year Election Was An Embarrassment

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Sun, 22 Mar 2020 00:33:13 +0000

Peugeot e-208The European Car of the Year is not the “Best Buy” advice of a consumer organization. It does not put a sticker on Product X in category Y in price class Z. It does not help customers to choose between the myriad offerings on the market by positioning something as the cheapest, coolest, easiest, safest, healthiest, or greenest product they can buy

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Hot Hot Hot! — France Electric Car Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 00:33:01 +0000

After January’s record performance, the French plug-in electric vehicle market continued on fire in February, seeing 13,317 registrations last month

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Tesla Model Y = Most Likely Next EV Of EV Owners In Netherlands & Norway — CleanTechnica Report

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 15 Mar 2020 15:10:09 +0000

Probably the most interesting question we asked in these surveys was one of the simplest: “What do you think your next EV model will be?” It is particularly interesting because it gives us a strong sense of where the market is headed, and combined with answers to some other questions (see the next chapter), it also tells us a bit about which features and specs matter the most to EV buyers

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11% Electric Vehicle Share In France!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sat, 15 Feb 2020 06:29:27 +0000

The French plug-in passenger electric vehicle market broke all of its previous records in January, with all-electric models jumping 258% to 10,952 units and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles surging 238% to 3,813 registrations

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