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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Tesla Model 3 Tops EV Market in Sweden, Spain, & Denmark in 1st Quarter; Nissan LEAF #1 in Ireland

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 03:50:17 +0000

Sales numbers are in for electric vehicles in Sweden, Spain, Denmark, and Ireland for the month of March, and thus for the first quarter as a whole. The overall takeaway is clear: the Tesla Model 3 won. Though, surprisingly, a different model took the top spot in Ireland, and it was the old-schooler Nissan LEAF! […]

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China × Cleantech — February 2021

Credit to Author: Tim Dixon| Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 21:57:18 +0000

Welcome to China × Cleantech — February 2021 edition. Our China x Cleantech series covers top cleantech stories in China each month. EV Sales 8.4% Of Chinese Vehicle Sales In January Were Plugin Vehicle Sales On the 25th of February, José Pontes reported on the sales numbers of the Chinese EV market for January 2020. He started […]

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7 Big Electric Vehicle Announcements from Volkswagen Today

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2021 15:37:07 +0000

Volkswagen had a live “Power Day” event today. I’m not going to rate the acting and script reading (you can thank me later), but I do want to highlight some of the big announcements. 1. Volkswagen expects to cut its battery costs by 30–50% (timeframe unclear) It seems this is a general target to cut […]

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Volkswagen Had 19% Of Electric Vehicle Sales In Germany, Netherlands, Norway, & 6 Other European Countries In January & February

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 20:19:04 +0000

Germany’s electric vehicle model sales data came in sooner than I thought, so I’m already providing an update to this report. As I noted the other day, Germany’s numbers are enormous compared to the other countries included in this analysis, so adding its numbers in can really shift things around. To get rolling, the key […]

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Top Electric Models In 8 European Countries In February — 108 Models Ranked

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 07 Mar 2021 04:50:13 +0000

Someone especially focused on fully electric car sales in Europe has put together a site that tracks and shares fully electric vehicle (BEV) registration data from 9 European countries as it comes out. Running across the site recently, I decided to have some fun with the data by creating charts on specific stats or rankings […]

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Market Share of Electric Vehicles in 6 Top European Countries

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 07 Mar 2021 01:16:46 +0000

Following up on last month’s inaugural report on plugin vehicle market share in 6 major European markets and China, here’s a look at how much market share plugin vehicles had in Germany, France, the UK, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden in February, and also in January and February combined. (For now, China is excluded, because […]

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Global Plugin Vehicle Sales Up 43% In 2020, European Sales Up 137%

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 08 Feb 2021 15:39:18 +0000

Plugin electric vehicles (fully electric vehicles as well as plugin hybrids) had a sales increase of 43% in 2020 compared to 2019 according to new data from EV Volumes. That meant a rise from 2.5% market share in 2019 to 4.2% share of the global light-duty vehicle market in 2020. In the first half of […]

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Gothenburg Partners With Volvo To Create A Climate-Neutral City

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 23:35:17 +0000

The Swedish city of Gothenburg is home to one of the largest and busiest ports in the world. Despite this, the city has set a rather ambitious climate goal for itself. With the help newly created urban zones that will serve as test beds for advanced sustainable technologies, Gothenburg plans to become a climate-neutral city by the year 2030. What’s more, they’ve enlisted Volvo to help

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