Plugin Hybrids Surprise in the Netherlands in 2021 — EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2021 04:50:48 +0000

Volvo XC40 PHEV wins January in reshuffled market.

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Volvo Cars & Luminar Open Up Long-Distance Lidar Dataset

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 09 Feb 2021 00:08:32 +0000

There are approximately a dozen autonomy-related companies I’m keeping an eye on. As noted in a recent article about Waymo’s approach versus Tesla’s approach, two key take-home points were: 1) autonomous driving experts disagree on which approach will lead to the most success in commercialized autonomous driving, 2) I certainly don’t know which approach will […]

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Global Electric Vehicle Top 20 — EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 05:42:00 +0000

After a rough start of the year, the second half of 2020 became a record-fest, with 3 record months in the last 4 months of the year, December being one of them thanks to over half a million registrations.

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Norway’s Best Ever January At 81% Plugin Electric Vehicle Share

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Tue, 02 Feb 2021 11:51:50 +0000

Norway, the world’s leading nation in the electric vehicle transition, saw 80.7% plugin share in January, significant growth from the 64.4% of a year ago

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Redefined & Renewed: My Review Of The Volvo XC40 Recharge 

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 31 Jan 2021 06:00:38 +0000

When one is ready to embrace the new age of automotive technology, know that the Volvo XC40 Recharge will be waiting to help you do so

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Open the Gates! 23% Plugin Vehicle Share in Europe!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sat, 30 Jan 2021 19:58:12 +0000

While the overall automotive market was still in the red in December (-4% YoY), Europe’s passenger plugin vehicle market had an historic month, having registered a record 281,000 vehicles (+264% YoY!)

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Electric Car Conversion: Classic Volvo 240 GL

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2021 00:45:25 +0000

EV conversion: this classic Volvo 240 GL wagon goes fully electric in the Netherlands with a 100-mile range, and 10 years of reliability!

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Gothenburg Partners With Volvo To Create A Climate-Neutral City

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 23:35:17 +0000

The Swedish city of Gothenburg is home to one of the largest and busiest ports in the world. Despite this, the city has set a rather ambitious climate goal for itself. With the help newly created urban zones that will serve as test beds for advanced sustainable technologies, Gothenburg plans to become a climate-neutral city by the year 2030. What’s more, they’ve enlisted Volvo to help

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Tesla’s Position Among US Auto Brands (Charts)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2021 12:00:49 +0000

On Saturday, I published a new CleanTechnica report showing that US auto sales were down 15% in 2020, whereas Tesla’s US sales were estimated to be up 9%. Only two companies other than Tesla had their US sales increase in 2020 — Volvo and Alfa Romeo, each by 2%. However

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US Auto Sales Down 2,484,375 (15%) In 2020, Tesla Up 9%

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 16 Jan 2021 16:52:41 +0000

The US auto market took a whipping in 2020. No one knows why. (Oh … yeah … never mind.) Overall, US auto sales were down by 2,592,185, or 15%, last year. Only three automakers saw their year-over-year sales increase from 2019 to

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