Volvo UK Increases Range & Efficiency For C40 & XC40 Recharge Models

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Mon, 17 Apr 2023 04:04:40 +0000

Volvo XC40 RechargeVolvo UK recently announced some upgrades on two of its popular models in the UK. The driving range and energy efficiency of the fully electric Volvo C40 and XC40 Recharge models have increased above early expectations thanks to technical updates. The distance that can be covered on a full charge has increased by up to […]

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Sweden – Tesla Model Y Takes Over 10% Of Entire Auto Market!

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Tue, 04 Apr 2023 14:09:25 +0000

Sweden’s plugin electric vehicles took almost 60% of the auto market in March, up from 55.6% year on year. BEVs alone took 41.6% of the market, up from 31.8% YoY. Overall auto market volume was 30,261 units, up some 5% YoY, though still below historical seasonal norms. The Tesla Model Y was the overall best […]

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Sweden’s Plugins Continue To Grow Despite Economic Downturn

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Thu, 02 Mar 2023 09:23:37 +0000

In February, Sweden’s plugin electric vehicles continued to dominate with a 54.0% share of auto sales, up from 51.6% year on year. Full electric share grew substantially, whilst plugin hybrid share decreased. Overall auto volume was 18,442 units, down some 13% YoY. The Volvo XC40 was February’s best selling BEV yet again, holding the lead […]

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Sweden’s Plugin Growth Catches Its Breath After Recent Pull-Forward

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2023 08:27:34 +0000

Sweden’s plugin electric vehicle share in January was 52.4%, flat from 52.9% year on year. The temporary pause in growth comes after a pull-forward in December. Overall auto volume in January was 35,476 units, some 27% down from January 2022. The best selling full electric was the Volvo XC40. January’s combined plugin share of 52.4% […]

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Norway’s EV Sales Explode Ahead Of Policy Changes

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Wed, 04 Jan 2023 13:17:13 +0000

Norway’s auto market saw plugin EV volume explode to take 87.6% share in December, with huge numbers of BEVs registered, and overall auto volumes double those of seasonal norms. The freak volume in December 2022 resulted from one-off pull-forward effects ahead of new policies and auto taxes applying from 2023 onwards. BEVs saw pull-forward sales, […]

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Volvo C40 Recharge Review — 1st Impressions

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Mon, 02 Jan 2023 19:55:04 +0000

As the first “mainstream” automaker to commit to going to an all-electric lineup in 2017, when the company announced that all new vehicles introduced from 2019 onward would have an all-electric variant, Volvo was one of the leaders of the current EV transition. Currently, every Volvo sold in North America and Europe is either a […]

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Norway BEVs Hit Record Volume in November — Tesla Model Y Leads

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Sat, 03 Dec 2022 19:55:08 +0000

Plugin electric vehicles took 89.3% share of the auto market in Norway in November, down from 91.2% year on year. Full electrics (BEVs), however, grew their share YoY, from 73.8% to 81.6%. Plugin hybrids continued to tail off, dropping to 7.7% from 17.4% YoY. Overall auto volumes were 19,513 units, up almost 28% YoY. November’s […]

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Sweden’s BEVs Hit New High Before Incentive Cut

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 10:02:57 +0000

Sweden’s plugin electric vehicle share hit record highs in November, gaining 64.6% of the auto market, from 54.3% a year ago. Full electrics saw dramatic growth in share, gaining 42.5% in November, from 26.0% year on year, influenced by policy changes. Overall auto volumes were 25,588 units, up 21.5% YoY from a weak 2021, though […]

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Volvo Cars: Electric Cars = 5.7% of Its Sales in August

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 04 Sep 2022 21:00:30 +0000

Volvo Cars has one of the most aggressive EV transition plans among the legacy automakers. It plans to sell only fully electric cars worldwide by 2030. Last year, 70-year-old Volvo Cars CEO Håkan Samuelsson said, “I am totally convinced there will be no customers who really want to stay with a petrol engine.” Just 8 […]

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Sweden’s Plugin EV Share Hits 56% In March, Will Accelerate

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Fri, 01 Apr 2022 12:02:11 +0000

Sweden’s auto market saw plugin electric vehicles take 55.6% share in March 2022, up substantially from 37% year-on-year. Full electrics alone took close to a third of the market, at 31.8%. Overall auto volumes were 28,706 units, down 16.6% from pre-pandemic seasonal norms. March’s combined plugin result of 55.6% comprised 31.8% full battery electrics (BEVs), […]

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