New EV Raffle Launches: One Ticket, Two Prizes! Tickets Support Fight Against Climate Change

Credit to Author: Industry Sponsor| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2024 16:55:42 +0000

Want to drive a brand-new Rivian electric SUV or pickup truck? How about a classic Tesla Model X Plaid with all the bells and whistles? Or the famous new Cybertruck? Now is your chance. Just in time for Father’s Day, the Chesapeake Climate Action Network Action Fund (CCAN Action Fund) … [continued]

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US Auto Sales Up 5% in Q1 vs. Q1 2023, Down 5% vs. Q1 2019

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 09 Jun 2024 18:44:27 +0000

The US auto industry is in a very interesting place. In this US auto industry sales report, I compare 1st quarter (Q1) sales going back 5 years. It’s been an interesting roller coaster, especially due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but now that we’ve gone past that, it’s extra interesting to … [continued]

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Good Graph For People Misinformed About US EV Sales Growth

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 02 Jun 2024 19:20:45 +0000

Naturally, we’ve created many US EV sales charts of our own here on CleanTechnica, but there’s a chart I haven’t thought to make that Bloomberg recently created, and it’s a superb chart for some of the claims circling at the moment. First of all, let’s note that EV sales have … [continued]

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Cadillac, Audi, & BMW Now Leading in Share of US Sales Being 100% Electric

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 06 May 2024 18:00:27 +0000

Overall, the pure electric vehicle (EV, or BEV) share of US auto sales was 6.9% in the first quarter of 2024. EV sales increased slightly compared to the first quarter of 2023, but overall auto sales increased more, so EV market share dropped from 7% to 6.9% year over year. … [continued]

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Tesla Cybertruck Might Already Be Passing Ford F-150 Lightning & Rivian R1T — Truck Wars Over?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2024 23:17:27 +0000

I wrote a couple of days ago that Tesla produced 1,000 Cybertrucks one week last month. It’s a notable milestone, but if that was the output every week this year, that would still just be a little more than 50,000 trucks. Though, a reader pointed something out I hadn’t caught … [continued]

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More Than 3× As Many Tesla Model Y Sales As Tesla Model 3 Sales In USA In 1st Quarter

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 20 Apr 2024 03:57:24 +0000

Tesla’s just had a tough quarter, including in the United States, but a tough quarter for Tesla would be a stunning, fantabulous success for any other company trying to sell electric vehicles. In the USA, according to data from Cox Automotive and Kelley Blue Book, more than one out of … [continued]

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The Safest Truck in the USA is the Rivian R1T

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2024 03:53:30 +0000

As we’ve covered for years, electric vehicles have innate safety advantages, and it’s also easier to design them for higher levels of safety in multiple ways. I could go on, but we have a fresh new report just on this topic — The EV Safety Advantage. Apparently, it already needs … [continued]

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A Funny EV Prank You Can Pull For Cheap, But Probably Shouldn’t

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sun, 14 Apr 2024 13:43:49 +0000

One well-known weakness of ICE vehicles is that the car will drive away from a gas pump with the nozzle still in the car. And, because the nozzle goes into the car at a 90% angle compared to the direction of travel, it won’t harmlessly slide out if you happen … [continued]

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Rivian Gets Supercharger Access

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2024 12:55:46 +0000

Unless you were living under a rock or just got into EVs recently, you probably know all about the industry moving from CCS1 to Tesla’s NACS standard in North America. Starting with Ford, nearly every major automaker selling or planning to sell EVs in the United States decided to move … [continued]

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Cheap Electric Cars, Used Hertz EVs, Ford Supercharging — 15 Top CleanTechnica Stories

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 16 Mar 2024 15:07:37 +0000

The constant stream of big cleantech stories has been flowing strong, and I’ve got about a dozen to highlight from the past couple of weeks as ones I wouldn’t want you to miss. Before I get into the news, reviews, and writer rants, though, I have to note that we … [continued]

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