A Radical Way To Reduce Fossil Fuel Use From New Cars Sold In The US By 95% By 2026

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Sun, 19 Sep 2021 16:11:00 +0000

The first thing I want to say is that although this is an interesting thought experiment, I’m not saying this will happen or even that it should happen. I like to document these “back of the envelope” calculations to have something to refer to for all the electric vehicle naysayers who say ridiculous things like […]

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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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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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Stellantis: First BEV Jeep Coming In 2023, But What Electric Jeep Will We Get?

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sat, 07 Aug 2021 06:43:59 +0000

A recent Stellantis earnings presentation revealed that Jeep will release its first all-electric vehicle in 2023, and it also revealed various other rough release dates for Stellantis EVs and PHEVs. Sadly, though, the information is still very non-specific. Stellantis Gives Us Some More Scraps of Information The Detroit Press points out that the company had […]

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Can Tesla, GM, Ford, & Others Deliver On Biden’s 50% EV By 2030 goal?

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 05 Aug 2021 17:34:23 +0000

Is the 50% of light vehicles electrified by 2030 possible? Easily. And almost inevitably.

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Will The White House Exclude Tesla, The #1 Most American Car Producer, From Its EV Event?

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 05 Aug 2021 03:59:07 +0000

I saw a tweet from Walter Bloomberg stating that the White House is planning an event on Thursday with President Biden and EV executives from General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler parent Stellantis. The event is to focus on the administration’s proposed revisions to fuel economy requirements through the 2026 model year. This is great and […]

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Plugin Vehicles Hit 19% Market Share In Europe In June! Tesla Model 3 Has Best Month Ever!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 23:42:21 +0000

The European passenger plugin vehicle market continues in the fast lane, having gotten over 237,000 registrations in June and over a million registrations YTD — which is +157% year over year (YoY). Last month’s plugin vehicle share of the overall auto market was 19% (10% full electrics/BEVs), which pulled the 2021 plugin vehicle (PEV) share […]

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Vauxhall — A Historic Marque Moves Into The Electric Age

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 18:00:00 +0000

Vauxhall UK produced its first car with an internal combustion engine in 1903, and according to Rob Llewellyn of Fully Charged, it will produce its last in 2028. The first Vauxhall was a 5-horsepower single-cylinder model with a tiller for steering. It had two forward gears and no reverse gear. After 125 years of internal […]

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Let’s Learn About Muscle Cars, & How Tesla Could Build An Actual Old-School Muscle Car

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 14:40:14 +0000

The recent Stellantis EV Day event stirred up a lot of discussion on social media, which was probably one of their goals. While there was a lot to talk about, one of the things I kept seeing was people giving them crap about the following slide, from about a minute into this video: The most […]

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Record Month For Electric Vehicles In France! Tesla Model 3 Firmly At #1

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2021 23:03:08 +0000

The French plugin vehicle market continues in the fast lane, with June’s plugin vehicle share of the country’s overall auto market reaching 19% last month (11% BEV). France had a record 37,408 registrations of plugin vehicles, a new record, pulling the year-to-date (YTD) share to a record 16% (7.9% BEV), or 144,518 units. That is […]

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