Tesla Model 3 Gobbles 13% of Spain’s BEV Market

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 03 Sep 2021 02:23:37 +0000

Spain is a Tesla-loving country, with 13% of full-electric vehicle (BEV) buyers choosing the Model 3 in the second quarter of 2021, just as they had in the first quarter. Yes, that means the Model 3 held 13% of the Spanish BEV market in the first half of the year. The next 4 best selling […]

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European EV Policy & Sales Trends — Greece, Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Austria, Belgium, Germany, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, & UK

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 02 Aug 2021 20:30:05 +0000

In the latest episode of Cleantech Talk, José Pontes of EAFO and EV Volumes provided us with a thorough exploration of varying electric vehicle sales trends and the policies that have driven them in several European countries. While you can indeed listen to the podcast and get the story, José actually brought a lot of charts […]

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38 New EV Battery Gigafactories Planned in Europe

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 03 Jul 2021 14:30:35 +0000

Originally posted on EVANNEX. by Charles Morris You can’t build EVs without batteries, as Elon Musk acknowledged years ago when he announced plans to build the first of Tesla’s Gigafactories (and coined a new word). Musk and others have estimated that the world will need several dozen battery gigafactories once EVs begin to be produced in serious […]

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Superpedestrian Bringing “World’s Safest & Smartest E-Scooter” To Sharing Service In 30 European Cities This Year

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 19 Jun 2021 14:35:00 +0000

Superpedestrian just launched its e-scooter sharing service in 9 more European cities in just 3 months, on top of launches in Rome, Madrid, and Alcalá de Henares at the end of 2020. That’s 3 new cities a month, on average! By the end of the year, the company expects to have its e-scooter service in […]

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Europe Risks Wasting €27 Billion Battery Opportunity with Weak CO2 Targets — Study

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 13 Jun 2021 03:30:03 +0000

Originally published on Transport & Environment. By Paul Bell The EU and the UK risk wasting €27bn in battery investments if they fail to strengthen car and van CO2 emission standards, analysis from Transport & Environment (T&E) shows. While investors have poured billions into the battery industry, and Europe is set to have enough batteries to […]

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The Sky’s Limit — CO2 Pollution Shrinking The Stratosphere

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Thu, 13 May 2021 20:10:23 +0000

Humans’ combustion of fossil fuels is shrinking the stratosphere — the layer of air above the troposphere, in which we all live — illustrating the expansive nature of human impact on the planet and potentially affecting satellites and radio communications, new research shows. The study, published in Environmental Research Letters, found increased carbon dioxide in the […]

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Volkswagen ID.4 Is Mopping Up In Europe — April Sales Chart

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 06 May 2021 06:32:39 +0000

The Volkswagen ID.3 seems like it just hit the market, but the attention has already shifted to the Volkswagen ID.4, and that’s because the ID.4 is mopping up in Europe (and also the only fully electric Volkswagen available in the USA). We publish monthly plugin electric vehicle sales reports for several European countries and Europe […]

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Spain To Subsidize Electric Vehicle Sales With €800 Million To 2023

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 18:01:37 +0000

The Spanish government will spend up to €800 million (~$950 million) until 2023 to push electric car sales, Reuters reports. Spain’s Energy Ministry made the announcement last week. Private buyers will be qualified for subsidies of up to €7,000 per vehicle. Authorities in small towns, as well as companies purchasing fleets to use them as […]

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Toyota Applies Diesel-Killing Hydrogen Fuel Cell Muscle To EU Railways

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 17:35:12 +0000

If all goes according to plan, a new hybrid hydrogen fuel cell locomotive will sport Toyota fuel cells and green H2, too.

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