Electric Vehicles Now 68% of Auto Sales in Norway

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 23:18:02 +0000

The Norwegian auto market continues to electrify more and more, with a whopping 68% of new vehicle sales being plug-in vehicle sales in February

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Tesla Model 3 Leads Disrupted Chinese EV Market

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 21:38:26 +0000

With the Chinese electric vehicle (EV) market suffering from the general lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, sales took an expected beating, with only 15,000 passenger EVs registered in February, the worst result in over 3 years, representing a 65% drop year over year

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Tesla Isn’t The Only Automaker Open For Business — But Is Shutting Down Fremont Factory On March 23

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 22:59:00 +0000

Everyone seems to be mad at Tesla for staying open while several other businesses shut down to try to flatten the curve and prevent the coronavirus from spreading like a wildfire of the molecular variety. But did you know that Tesla isn’t the only automaker that’s been open for business

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Europe’s Car of the Year Award Goes Live Online — After Cancellation of Geneva Car Show

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Sat, 29 Feb 2020 05:08:26 +0000

Many organizations have to improvise at the last minute to replace their media communication from the Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS) with something else

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Tesla’s Shanghai Model 3 Jumps Instantly To China’s #1 Electric Vehicle By Production Volume

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2020 18:06:20 +0000

The Tesla Shanghai Model 3 jumped straight to the #1 spot in China’s battery electric vehicle production charts in January, according to figures released by MIIT. The 2,625 units put the Model 3 some 12.5% ahead of any rivals

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Japanese Tesla Model 3 Teardown Result: Tesla Is 6 Years Ahead!

Credit to Author: Chanan Bos| Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 07:06:24 +0000

depreciationIf only people understood, is what I keep saying to myself — understood how unbelievably far ahead Tesla is

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Toyota’s Super Secret Plan To Rule The World With Hybrid Cars

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 00:46:50 +0000

Lexus UX 300e electric carLarry Hutchinson, head of Toyota Canada, told an audience last week that governments should stop telling car companies what to build and let them decide what cars will do the most to lower carbon emissions and appeal to consumers.

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Fossil Automakers Abandon US Monthly Sales Reporting

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 07:01:07 +0000

Now, 2020 has rolled around and a bunch more automakers have decided to ditch monthly sales reporting. Nissan (& Infiniti), Jaguar Land Rover, and Volkswagen (including Audi, Porsche, etc.) announced the change with press releases. Others didn’t seem to announce it but just stopped publishing the monthly numbers (Mercedes, BMW, and Toyota)

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Global e-Mobility Funding Report — Q3 2019

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Fri, 14 Feb 2020 04:50:15 +0000

The Global e-Mobility Funding Report for the third quarter of 2019 showed a total of $2.7 billion raised by 45 electric vehicle (EV) companies across the world. This funding amount is even higher in reality since another 18 EV-related companies didn’t disclose any financial details

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Opel Ampera-e (Opel Who?!?) Wins January In The Netherlands — EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Fri, 14 Feb 2020 04:00:15 +0000

With a sales rush in the last days of 2019, one would imagine January would bring a big hangover for the plug-in vehicle market. But turns out, it hasn’t. Yes, the Dutch plug-in market was down 2% year over year (YoY), to 3,184 registrations, but because the overall market fell even more (-6% YoY), the plug-in vehicle (PEV) share (7.2%, 4.3% for fully electric vehicles alone) actually grew compared to 12 months ago (6.9% in January 2019). So … why is this happening

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