Ookla: Smart three-peats as country’s fastest mobile network

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2021 16:16:26 +0000

Leading mobile services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has clinched a three-peat as the Philippines’ fastest mobile network according to Ookla, the global leader in internet testing and analysis. “This award recognizes Smart’s commitment to delivering fast speeds to [its] customers across the Philippines. With this latest win, Smart has won the Speedtest Award for […]

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March Brings Fresh EV Records To Italy’s Car Market

Credit to Author: Carlo Ombello| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:09:28 +0000

Italy’s EV sales get a substantial boost in March as the first quarter of 2021 ends with electrifying new records. The year started with rather soft numbers following a brilliant end to 2020, but a notable shift in pace now bodes well for the months to come.

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Germany Plugin Electric Share Hits 22.5% In March — 2.4× Year-On-Year Share Growth

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 12:14:46 +0000

Germany, Europe’s largest auto market, saw plugin electric vehicles reach 22.5% share in March 2021, a growth of over 2.4× from March 2020 (9.2% share). Provisional estimates have Volkswagen brand vehicles taking the top two full electric spots for Q1, just ahead of the Tesla Model 3. Overall auto volumes, at 292,349, recovered year on […]

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Plugin Vehicle Market Share Grows In Italy, +123% Year Over Year In February

Credit to Author: Carlo Ombello| Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 23:45:05 +0000

The race to electrification continues in Europe. As car markets find their way out of the pandemic, EVs leave a greater mark month after month. Italy sees stronger sales in February following a soft start to the year, as all electrified vehicles contribute to replace traditional powertrains.

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Volkswagen Leads The Way In Germany — February EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 18:37:16 +0000

The German plugin vehicle market scored 40,000 registrations in February, with both technologies rising fast (+124% year over year for BEVs and +162% YoY for PHEVs). Last month’s plugin share ended at 21% (9.4% BEV), dragging the yearly tally down slightly to 21% (9.5% BEV). Overall, this market is definitely in The Disruption Zone (aka […]

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Smart dominates mobile network experience report

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sun, 14 Mar 2021 16:15:13 +0000

Mobile services provider Smart Communications Inc. continues to give subscribers the best mobile experience as it dominates the latest Mobile Network Experience Report by independent mobile analytics firm Opensignal. Smart, which has been ramping up its network improvements across the country, continues to lead in terms of giving Filipinos the best Video Experience, Download Experience, […]

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PLDT, Smart sweep plum awards at 1st virtual Anvils

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2021 16:17:27 +0000

PLDT Inc. (PLDT) and its wireless arm, Smart Communications Inc. (Smart), continue to reinforce integrated telco superiority, bagging a total of 19 citations at the 56th Anvil Awards, including the coveted Company of the Year distinction. This honor is awarded to an organization for garnering the greatest number of accumulated points, based on the value […]

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Italy’s Electric Car Market Tripled In 2020 — Can It Triple Again This Year?

Credit to Author: Carlo Ombello| Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 09:00:15 +0000

The ugly duckling of electric mobility among Europe’s top car markets is finally turning into a swan. We are talking about Italy, home to so many historic motor brands, where a once almost inexistent EV market is now blossoming into a noteworthy player as Europe pushes towards transport electrification.

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Germany Hits 21.7% Plugin Share In January — Up Over 3× Year-on-Year

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Wed, 03 Feb 2021 22:21:09 +0000

Germany, Europe’s largest auto market, hit 21.7% plugin electric vehicle share in January, up over 3× from January 2021. This is already substantially above 2020’s breakout annual share of 13.5% and not far off December’s extraordinary peak of 26.6%.

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Open the Gates! 23% Plugin Vehicle Share in Europe!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sat, 30 Jan 2021 19:58:12 +0000

While the overall automotive market was still in the red in December (-4% YoY), Europe’s passenger plugin vehicle market had an historic month, having registered a record 281,000 vehicles (+264% YoY!)

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