We Need More Electric Vehicles, But Extending Regulatory Incentives For EVs Is A Bad Idea

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:51 +0000

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Dave Cooke, Senior Vehicles Analyst A recent New York Times article noted that the Biden administration will be looking to use vehicle efficiency standards to boost electric vehicles sales. Our analysis shows that strong standards are the best way to accelerate toward an electric future and that we need […]

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Electric Vehicles Are *Sales Constrained* in the USA

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Tue, 11 May 2021 16:59:52 +0000

Recently, Zach Shahan wrote an article about the number of fully electric vehicles now available on the USA market. Besides the dominance of Tesla in terms of sales of all those models, the non-performance of the other brands was a topic of the article. In the comments under the article, it was the customary discussion […]

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Charts & Graphs: US Electric Vehicle Deliveries By Quarter (2018–2021)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 12:43:46 +0000

Talking or writing about electric vehicles, we typically try to keep context in mind and add useful context whenever possible. One thing specifically that I often feel compelled to explain, because of how important it is for market context, is that Tesla is in a league of its own in the United States (and, to […]

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The Ladder Ford, GM, & Audi Have To Climb If They Want To Get The Props Tesla Gets — US EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 03 Apr 2021 23:23:49 +0000

We’ve gotten some great electric vehicle news this week in the United States — the Chevy Bolt EV had a record 1st quarter, the Audi e-tron had a record quarter, the Ford Mustang Mach-E arrived with a bang, and US-based EV giant Tesla had a record quarter. As I’ve been covering in the past couple […]

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USA Is So Freakin’ Far Behind Europe On Electric Vehicle Adoption — Or Is It?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 02:42:38 +0000

One of the most fun and exciting electric vehicle stories of the past year has been watching European countries score notable electric vehicle market share. Aside from the direct climate and public health benefits of more electric vehicles replacing gas- and diesel-fueled cars, the uplifting thing about this is that it shows one thing super […]

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Ford Mustang Mach-E Gets Nearly 4,000 Sales In 1st Full Month! 70% Conquest Sales!!

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 08:24:22 +0000

Ford has just reported February sales (it’s one of the only automakers that still reports monthly sales in the USA), and the headline news is that the Mustang Mach-E had nearly 4,000 sales in its first full month on the market. Score! Ford even led the sales report with a picture of the new Mustang […]

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Tesla Model 3, Model Y, Other EV, & Top Car Sales in USA — Charts

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 07:47:28 +0000

After completing my 2020 US Electric Vehicle Sales Report, it crossed my mind that it would be interesting to look at longer-term US electric vehicle and broader car sales trends. So, I found the data and have created 3 charts for you to enjoy and examine below. All 3 charts cover the years 2017–2020. The […]

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2020 US Electric Vehicle Sales Report

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 08 Feb 2021 21:54:34 +0000

How did US electric vehicle sales go in 2020? We’ve published reports for Europe and China, but US electric vehicle sales have been left nearly untouched. The problems are: 1) there is no unified reporting agency for the country that reports out vehicle registrations, 2) there aren’t even state reports on this that we could […]

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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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Forecast: 2021 US EV Sales To Increase 70% Year Over Year

Credit to Author: Loren McDonald| Date: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 00:00:32 +0000

While Europe is seeing a huge increase in year over year (YOY) sales of electric vehicles and is expected to reach 10% share of new vehicle sales in 2020 and 15% in 2021, the US is seeing rather low EV sales growth in comparison

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