Tesla Switching To LFP Batteries For Standard Range Model 3 & Model Y Cars

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2021 18:56:16 +0000

Tesla has confirmed it is switching to LFP batteries for all standard range Model Y and Model 3 cars.

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An Electric Vehicle Purchasing Handbook — What Car Should You Buy?

Credit to Author: Arthur Frederick (Fritz) Hasler| Date: Wed, 06 Oct 2021 21:41:19 +0000

In the first chapter of this “handbook,” I examined the matter of EV charging. Now, let’s look at the question of what car to buy. (Note that this piece is written from a North American perspective.) Top Tesla options The lowest priced Tesla is the Model 3 Standard Range Plus. It has seating for 5 […]

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Full Electrics Overtake Diesel In Germany — Record Plugin EV Share Nears 30%

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Wed, 06 Oct 2021 15:19:41 +0000

Germany, Europe’s largest auto market, saw plugin electric vehicle market share of 28.7% in September 2021, up almost 2x year-on-year. Full electrics alone took 17.1% of the market, overtaking diesel’s share (15.9%) for the first time. The overall auto market, at 196,972 units, was down around 20% from the same month in 2019 (pre-COVID). VW […]

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UK Plugin EV Share Above 20% In September, Tesla Model 3 Overall Bestseller

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 14:23:53 +0000

The UK auto market saw plugin electric vehicles take 21.65% share in September, up over 2x year-on-year. Full battery electrics outperformed, alone taking 15.2% share and a record 32,721 unit volume. Old-school diesel sales fell off a cliff, dropping to under 5% market share in an overall auto market down ~45% in volume from seasonal […]

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Tesla Blasted Through Sales Record With Almost 250K Vehicles Delivered In Q3

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 02 Oct 2021 17:22:02 +0000

The Tesla team has been working incredibly hard to help Tesla achieve its mission of accelerating the transition to sustainability, and we can see the results. Tesla sold almost 250,000 vehicles in one single quarter. The exact numbers are: Production: 237,823. Deliveries: 241,300. The bulk of these sales were Models 3 and Y. Together, they […]

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Norway’s EVs Break Through The 90% Barrier — Tesla Takes Top Two Trophies

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Sat, 02 Oct 2021 15:40:24 +0000

Norway’s plugin electric vehicle market share in September broke new ground, hitting 91.5% with full electrics alone taking 77.5% share. Diesels lost more than half their share year-on-year, falling to just 2.3%, with petrol and plugless hybrids not faring much better. Overall auto market volume was 17992 units, slightly above seasonal norms. The Tesla Model […]

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Sweden: Legacy Vehicles Left In The Dust As Plugin EVs Overtake & Accelerate Ahead

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Fri, 01 Oct 2021 15:20:36 +0000

September 2021 saw Sweden’s plugin electric vehicle market overtake that of plugless powertrains for the first time, gaining 53.9% share of new sales. Full electrics (BEVs) rapidly grew their share 2.6x year-on-year, resulting in a larger share than any other powertrain, at 32.9%, ahead of petrol’s 27.2%.  The country’s overall best selling vehicle in September […]

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Record Month For Plugin Vehicles In China! Wuling EV #1 In Overall Auto Market!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Sun, 26 Sep 2021 17:00:56 +0000

Plugin vehicles are all the rage in China, having scored 286,000 registrations in August, a full 22% increase over the previous record, which was set in June when 235,000 registrations were made. That pulls the year-to-date (YTD) tally to 1.6 million units, and with further record months set to happen until December, we should have […]

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Fremont Police Department Adds Tesla Model Y To Its Fleet

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2021 20:31:50 +0000

The Fremont Police Department has added another Tesla to its fleet, this one is a Model Y. In the department’s latest post, it noted that the Model Y became its latest addition in its hybrid and electric fleet of over 40 vehicles. “Compared to the Tesla Model S 85 deployed in 2019, the Tesla Model […]

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5-Seat Tesla Model Y Approved For Australia

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2021 00:48:41 +0000

The Tesla Model Y (five seater) has now been approved for sale in Australia, TechAU reports. The approval came from Australia’s Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, and Communications Road Vehicle Regulator (ROVER) website. ROVER is the system that administers road vehicles according to the nation’s Road Vehicle Standards Act 2018. From the approval documentation, […]

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