Plugin Vehicles Hit 22% Market Share In Europe In August!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2021 22:42:20 +0000

The European passenger plugin vehicle market is staying in the fast lane. More than 155,000 plugin vehicles were registered in August — which is +60% year over year (YoY). This performance is even more impressive when we consider that the overall auto market is in the doldrums. August 2021 was the weakest August since 2014, […]

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That Happened: Our 1st Electrify Expo Live Show!

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2021 19:31:33 +0000

That’s a wrap, people! The first-ever Electrify Expo live show took place this past weekend at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California, and I’m still recovering. Nearly twenty thousand people showed up for the event, with about 4,000 of them showing up before the gates even opened on Saturday morning. The message they sent […]

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NYC Beer Distributor Spikes CNG Fleet With Volvo Electric Trucks

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 14:45:56 +0000

The New York company Manhattan Beer Distributors will put five Volvo electric trucks to the acid test in New York City traffic, with an assist from AMPLY power.

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Here They Come — The Electric Orchestra Getting Ready To Play In Australia

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 01:13:08 +0000

If I was sitting in the front row waiting for an orchestral concert, I would be listening to the players tuning up. At first, it would be a cacophony of sounds, gradually resolving into notes, and then silence. As the conductor raised his arms, there would be silence, and then beautiful music. Watching the EV […]

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Tesla Model Y Lands in Netherlands in 30% Plugin Share Month

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Thu, 09 Sep 2021 15:20:40 +0000

The Dutch plugin vehicle (PEV) market continues in the fast lane, with 6,637 plugin registrations logged last month. That meant that last month’s PEV share of the overall passenger auto market reached 30% (20% BEV), pulling the year-to-date PEV share to 22% (12% BEV) and the total tally to 45,426 units — good news, especially […]

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Tesla Model Y Bestseller In Norway — Plugin EV Share Hits Record High 88%

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Thu, 02 Sep 2021 15:21:52 +0000

Norway, the undisputed leader in electric vehicle adoption, saw a new record high plugin share of 87.7% in August 2021, up inexorably from 70.2% in August 2020. Full electrics alone took 72% of the market, meanwhile Diesels fell to a record low 3.2%. The overall auto market was up some 23% over seasonal norms, at […]

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Hydrogen — For Cars, No; For Steel, Yes

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2021 17:30:03 +0000

The Royal Automobile Club of Queensland is Queensland’s peak automotive body, and I was both amazed and amused that there is an altercation going on in their “Your Say” section about hydrogen fueled cars. The first writer is pleased that the magazine is providing balance to the “hype” around electric cars — his next car […]

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First Fossil-Free Steel Delivered To Volvo Cars In Sweden

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 20:30:01 +0000

The first delivery of “the world’s first fossil-free steel” has reached its first customer, Volvo Cars. That’s the big news out of Sweden today, as joint venture HYBRIT — a joint venture between SSAB, the state-owned utility, Vattenfall, and mining company LKAB — announced its aim to revolutionize a steel industry that, by some estimates, […]

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