Plugin Vehicles Hit 22% Market Share In Europe In August!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2021 22:42:20 +0000

The European passenger plugin vehicle market is staying in the fast lane. More than 155,000 plugin vehicles were registered in August — which is +60% year over year (YoY). This performance is even more impressive when we consider that the overall auto market is in the doldrums. August 2021 was the weakest August since 2014, […]

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Can Automakers Team Up To Catch Tesla?

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 18 Sep 2021 15:41:14 +0000

Originally posted on EVANNEX. By Charles Morris If you can’t beat ‘em on your own, maybe you can join up with someone else to beat ‘em. As legacy automakers struggle to catch up to Tesla, many are exploring new collaborations to spread out the costs of developing new technology. The old-line brands are belatedly accelerating their transition […]

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Tesla Model 3 Shines in France As Plugin Vehicles Reach 20% Market Share!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 03:55:44 +0000

The French plugin vehicle market took its usual holiday in August, with last month’s plugin registrations ending at 17,404 units, divided between 9,916 BEVs and 7,488 PHEVs. The former jumped 78% year over year (YoY), while the latter were up 42%. In isolation, these numbers might sound meh. After all, we were spoiled by doubling […]

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Electric Cars Are Coming, No Matter What Some Media & Critics Say

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2021 18:58:51 +0000

Originally posted on EVANNEX. By Charles Morris As it becomes clearer that electric transportation is the future, the haters, Luddites, and boo-birds are out in full force. Every single day I see a slew of anti-EV material online. Some of these are articles in reputable media (e.g. Politico), which marshal reasonable-sounding arguments to explain why their readers […]

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Volkswagen Group Is Now King Of EV Sales In Sweden & Switzerland

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 05 Sep 2021 15:56:36 +0000

Under some of our recent EV sales reports, readers requested charts and stats for automotive group sales, not just sales by model or even brand. It was even pointed out that this is the only comparison many people in the industry actually care about. Those seem like good points, so here’s an update on Sweden […]

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Record High 19.8% French Plugin EV Share In August — Tesla Model 3 Bestseller

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Fri, 03 Sep 2021 09:28:47 +0000

France, Europe’s second largest auto market, saw plugin electric vehicle market share hit a record 19.8% in August 2021, close to double the 10.5% share in August 2020. Old school combustion powertrains fell to a record low 55.9% share, with diesel under 20% for the first time in decades. The overall auto market was down […]

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Italy’s Plug-In Vehicle Sales Break Past 10% Market Share In July!

Credit to Author: Carlo Ombello| Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2021 14:44:17 +0000

July brings more good news on the electric mobility front as monthly registrations data are released around the globe. Italy’s car market is quickly maturing, from a laggard among giants to potential force of change in continental Europe.

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UK Plugin EV Share Almost Doubles To 17.1% In July, Combustion At Record Low

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Fri, 06 Aug 2021 13:00:09 +0000

The UK, Europe’s third largest auto market, saw plugin electric vehicle market share hit 17.1% in July 2021, from 8.9% in July 2020. Old-school combustion powertrains hit a record low of 51.9% with diesels at just 7.1%. Overall auto market volume was down over 22% from the long term seasonal average, at 123,296 units. July’s […]

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Bringing Back Local French Icon Renault 5 Is Not An Option To Replace Leading European BEV Star Renault ZOE

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 16:34:25 +0000

As I wrote before, Renault managers still have trouble understanding what is happening in the car market. It is as if they have fallen for the BMW suggestion that electric driving is nice for neighborhood shopping and driving the kids to school, but for serious driving you need an internal combustion engine vehicle. Renault calls […]

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Italy’s EV Market More Than Quadrupled In The First Half Of 2021!

Credit to Author: Carlo Ombello| Date: Tue, 03 Aug 2021 15:50:16 +0000

The first six months of 2021 have marked a period of yet exceptional growth for electric mobility on a global scale. Europe is leading the charge, and Italy – the continent’s fourth largest market – is now on the verge of reaching double-digit market share for plug-in vehicles, following consistent monthly growth and quarter-end peak registrations.

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