Norway Plugin Vehicle Market Share Now Over 68%

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Tue, 04 Aug 2020 05:16:51 +0000

Norway hit 68.4% plugin electric vehicle market share in July, up significantly from 48% in July 2019. The 2020 year-to-date figure is also now over 68%, up from 2019’s full-year result of 56%

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Tesla = 19% of Global Plugin Vehicle Market

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 11:00:39 +0000

Yesterday, I reported that the Tesla Model 3 had nearly 4× as many sales as the second best selling electric vehicle in the world in the first half of 2020, and more sales than the 2nd best selling, 3rd best selling, 4th best selling, 5th best selling, and 6th best selling plugin vehicles combined. Let’s now look briefly at plugin vehicle sales rankings by brand

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Sony Consumer EV, Panasonic Getting Maxwell Tech, 2 Non-Tesla European Gigafactories — CleanTech News Show #19

Credit to Author: Chanan Bos| Date: Sun, 02 Aug 2020 23:01:00 +0000

This is the 19th broadcast of CleanTechnica’s weekly news show. We now also have a Patreon page! This week’s show covers Panasonic claims regarding future batteries, whether Sony’s concept EV might reach the market after all, two non-Tesla Gigafactory wannabees, a green skyscraper (half of which is made out of wood), the ITER fusion reactor entering the assembly phase — and much more!

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Volkswagen’s Herbert Diess Has A Plan To Transition To EVs & Save The Company — Will The Board Let Him Execute It?

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Sun, 02 Aug 2020 22:09:22 +0000

This article is inspired by what I have read recently about Volkswagen. We have been hearing a lot from the company, and not all of it is good

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Tesla Model 3 Had More Sales Than 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, + 6th Best Selling Electric Vehicles In 1st Half Of 2020

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 02 Aug 2020 07:00:01 +0000

While different electric vehicles may be #1 in different markets (the Renault Zoe in France, the Audi e-tron in Norway, the VW e-Golf in Germany), globally, there is no question which electric vehicle is the most popular. According to recently compiled data from EV Volumes, the Tesla Model 3 had nearly as many sales in the first half of 2020 as the 2nd best selling, 3rd best selling, 4th best selling, 5th best selling, 6th best selling, and 7th best selling plugin vehicles combined

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Tesla + Volkswagen — Budding Bromance or Fickle Frenemies?

Credit to Author: Iqtidar Ali| Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 19:00:09 +0000

A few years back, Volkswagen was rumored to be in the running to acquire Tesla. It never happened. But Tesla CEO Elon Musk and VW CEO Herbert Diess seemed quite friendly when Tesla won an AUTO BILD award in Germany last year. Around that time, Musk tweeted, “Herbert Diess is doing more than any big carmaker to go electric. The good of the world should come first. For what it’s worth, he has my support.”

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Record EV Sales In Europe

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 01:42:41 +0000

While the overall European market is still in recovery mode in June, down 24% year over year (YoY), the European passenger plugin vehicle market has returned to the fast track, having achieved almost 93,000 registrations in June (+95%)

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Elon Musk Says Tesla Willing To Share Software & Powertrains With Competitors

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 14:25:12 +0000

Elon Musk says Tesla would be willing to provide its software, powertrains, and batteries to other manufacturers. What would that look like?

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Automakers Improving Online Shopping & Increasingly Offering Online Ordering

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 02:07:40 +0000

Tesla online car salesAuto dealers have waged a long (and mostly losing) legal and legislative battle against Tesla’s direct-to-consumer sales model. While Tesla has won the right to sell directly to car buyers in many US states, the dealers’ relationship with major automakers hasn’t changed — they remain an integral part of the retail process. Their showrooms, however, are beginning to move online

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