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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Tesla Model 3 Is #1 Electric Car In Germany In June, VW e-Up Remains 2021 Leader

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Sun, 18 Jul 2021 19:13:58 +0000

The German plugin vehicle market scored over 64,000 registrations last month, with both plugin powertrains rising fast (+312% year over year for BEVs and +191% year over year for PHEVs). As a result, last month’s plugin share ended at 24% (12% BEV), with BEVs outselling PHEVs for the first time this year (33,420 units vs […]

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Volkswagen Is Selling A Stake In Electrify America, Looking For $1 Billion Investment

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2021 22:00:03 +0000

Volkswagen is selling a stake in Electrify America, Reuters has reported, citing two people familiar with the matter. The article noted that Volkswagen is looking for outside funds to build more infrastructure for battery-powered vehicles. It’s currently working with Citi to find a co-investor to invest around $1 billion into the division. The sources added […]

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Why The Volkswagen ID.4 Is 2021 CleanTechnica Car of the Year — I Think

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 13:13:48 +0000

As I revealed and discussed in a recent CleanTech Talk podcast, the Volkswagen ID.4 won the 2021 CleanTechnica Car of the Year award. This article is another celebration of the vehicle, as well as an explanation of why it won — sort of. One unique thing about our awards is that we pick the finalists […]

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Carmakers Cannot Be Trusted After €875m Fine For Delaying Cleaner Cars

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 10 Jul 2021 00:59:23 +0000

Originally published on Transport & Environment. By Eoin Bannon Car manufacturers have been hit with a €875 million fine for illegally colluding to delay the supply of cleaner vehicles. Daimler, BMW, and Volkswagen Group colluded over five years to avoid competition on “cleaning better than what is required by law despite the relevant technology being available,” the […]

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Volkswagen Electric Vehicles Going “Over The Air”

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 19:52:14 +0000

The Tesla Model S came to market nearly a decade ago, in mid 2012. The vehicle was a shock to the system in a number of ways. As people said back then and still do today, it was sort of like a big computer on wheels. Part of that was the huge touchscreen, part was […]

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Tesla & Chinese Startups Outshining Legacy Automakers In World’s Largest EV Market

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 04 Jul 2021 13:38:21 +0000

Tesla and some Chinese EV startups are outshining legacy automakers such as Toyota, Volkswagen, and others in the world’s largest EV market, The South China Morning Post has reported. The article noted that buyers are focusing more on cutting-edge technology and compared the sales numbers of Volkswagen, Toyota, and Tesla. Volkswagen sold 1,267 ID.4 vehicles […]

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Tesla Model 3 #1 in May in Europe

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2021 20:17:12 +0000

The European passenger plugin vehicle market continues on the rise, having gotten over 178,000 registrations in April and 796,000 registrations YTD — which is +158% year over year (YoY). Last month’s plugin vehicle share of the overall auto market was 16% (8% full electrics/BEVs), which keeps the 2021 plugin vehicle (PEV) share at 15% (7% […]

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Volvo & Volkswagen the Only European Carmakers on Track to Electrify on Time — New Study

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2021 14:52:15 +0000

Volvo Cars and Volkswagen are the only major carmakers ready to switch to electric in line with Europe’s net zero climate target, according to new analysis by Transport & Environment (T&E).

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