UK’s EV Share Hits 40% In December — Tesla Model Y Overall Bestseller

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Mon, 09 Jan 2023 07:03:15 +0000

The UK’s auto market saw plugin electric vehicles take 39.4% share of new sales in December, a new record, up from 33.2% year on year. Full electrics alone took almost a third of the market. Overall auto volumes were up 18% year on year in December, but still down compared to pre-2020 norms. The Tesla […]

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France’s EVs Take Record Quarter Share Of Market

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Fri, 06 Jan 2023 04:20:01 +0000

December saw France’s plugin electric vehicles grow to take 25.0% share of the auto market, up fractionally from 24.4% a year ago. Full electrics grew at a decent rate, but plugin hybrids fell. Overall auto volumes for the month were flat year on year, but full year 2022 volumes were down almost 8% on 2021. […]

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Renault’s Hydrogen Fantasy Debunked

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Tue, 03 Jan 2023 19:35:39 +0000

Renault Scenic Vision concept car 2022Renault’s hydrogen concept car is a fantasy that needs to be debunked. The concept is to make a c-segment MPV / SUV with a smallish battery (40kWh) and a hydrogen fuel cell range extender that can add an extra 500 miles of range using a 15 kW fuel cell. This sounds nice, but the devil […]

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Tesla Model Y Leads Italy’s BEV Market In November

Credit to Author: Carlo Ombello| Date: Sat, 24 Dec 2022 20:02:45 +0000

It was another month of bittersweet feelings for Italy’s car sales in November. With the rest of Europe leading the charge in the switch to electric mobility, the continent’s fourth largest auto market saw contrasting signs for EV adoption. Tesla, taking a decisive lead in BEV sales, helped lift full electric cars’ market share and […]

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15% Of New Cars Now Fully Electric In France

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2022 17:23:42 +0000

Fully battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) continue to rise in France, with last month’s registrations ending at 20,221 units, or 15% of the total market. That means it was another two-digit growth month for BEVs in France (23% growth). The overall market has been recovering, after a long time in the red. It was up 10% year […]

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UK Plugin EVs Take 27.7% Share — Tesla Model Y Bestseller

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Tue, 06 Dec 2022 18:45:06 +0000

The UK auto market saw plugin electric vehicles take 27.7% share in November, down from 28.1% year on year. Full electric share grew YoY, but was outweighed by plugin hybrids’ decline. Overall auto volumes were up over 23% YoY, to 142,889 units, though still almost 9% down on 2019 seasonal levels. The Tesla Model Y […]

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In France, Plugins Take Record 24.4% — Tesla Model Y Bestseller

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Mon, 05 Dec 2022 14:35:41 +0000

France saw plugin electric vehicles take 24.4% of the auto market in November, with full electrics (BEVs) alone taking 15.2%. Traditional combustion-only petrol and diesel powertrains fell under 50% share for the first time. Overall auto registrations in November stood at 133,960 units, up some 10% year on year. The best selling BEV for the […]

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Italy’s EV Slump Is Far From Over — Plugins At 8.3% In October

Credit to Author: Carlo Ombello| Date: Sun, 04 Dec 2022 21:52:12 +0000

Italy top selling electric cars chartOctober 2022 was another month of misery for Italy’s once promising EV market. In stark contrast with the rest of Europe’s main auto arenas, which keep making strides in electric mobility adoption, the Mediterranean country is still in the midst of an identity crisis. Official statistics from UNRAE for the month of October dim the […]

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United And Airbus Take Different Paths To Zero Emissions Air Travel

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sat, 03 Dec 2022 09:04:02 +0000

air travel hydrogen engineUnited Airlines and Airbus are working on ways to reduce emissions from air travel by using hydrogen and sodium-ion batteries.

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Italy’s 2022 EV Struggle Charted Through Q3 — Plugins At 8.7% Market Share

Credit to Author: Carlo Ombello| Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 00:00:23 +0000

2022 has not been a pleasant journey for plug-in vehicles in Italy. Following years of exponential growth, the spark of the EV revolution seems to have gone cold in one of the arguably most important auto markets — by volume and automotive history — in Europe and the world. Official statistics through the first three […]

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