Volvo Moves To Rail Transport To Slash Carbon Emissions

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 18:15:20 +0000

Volvo is switching from over-the-road trucks to rail transport to move cars between its factories and storage depots across Europe, China, and the United States, and the results are more impressive than you might think!

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Sweden Reaches 26% Electric Vehicle Market Share!

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 03:30:57 +0000

Yes, the Swedish electric vehicle market is an odd one in which approximately 80% of electric vehicle sales are plug-in hybrids, leaving only 20% of the market for fully electric vehicles. Most EV markets are around 50–50 or favor fully electric vehicles (BEVs). Nonetheless, an overall EV market share of 26% is a stunning achievement in early

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Electric Vehicles Now 8% of Swiss Auto Market

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 23:37:40 +0000

The Swiss plug-in electric vehicle market rose to 8% of the overall Swiss auto market in February, led by the evergreen Renault Zoe

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Hot Hot Hot! — France Electric Car Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 00:33:01 +0000

After January’s record performance, the French plug-in electric vehicle market continued on fire in February, seeing 13,317 registrations last month

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Fossil Automakers Abandon US Monthly Sales Reporting

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 07:01:07 +0000

Now, 2020 has rolled around and a bunch more automakers have decided to ditch monthly sales reporting. Nissan (& Infiniti), Jaguar Land Rover, and Volkswagen (including Audi, Porsche, etc.) announced the change with press releases. Others didn’t seem to announce it but just stopped publishing the monthly numbers (Mercedes, BMW, and Toyota)

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11% Electric Vehicle Share In France!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sat, 15 Feb 2020 06:29:27 +0000

The French plug-in passenger electric vehicle market broke all of its previous records in January, with all-electric models jumping 258% to 10,952 units and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles surging 238% to 3,813 registrations

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Opel Ampera-e (Opel Who?!?) Wins January In The Netherlands — EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Fri, 14 Feb 2020 04:00:15 +0000

With a sales rush in the last days of 2019, one would imagine January would bring a big hangover for the plug-in vehicle market. But turns out, it hasn’t. Yes, the Dutch plug-in market was down 2% year over year (YoY), to 3,184 registrations, but because the overall market fell even more (-6% YoY), the plug-in vehicle (PEV) share (7.2%, 4.3% for fully electric vehicles alone) actually grew compared to 12 months ago (6.9% in January 2019). So … why is this happening

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Shell & Greenlots Install First Heavy Duty EV Charging Hub In Fontana

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2020 22:54:21 +0000

Shell’s Greenlots has partnered with Volvo as part of its LIGHTS electric trucking program to install the first of four planned heavy duty fleet charging stations

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Malmö, Sweden Goes Electric With An Order For 60 Fully Electric Buses From Volvo

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 23:00:56 +0000

Volvo electric busVolvo is making a significant dent in transit emissions in its home country of Sweden with the announcement that it has received an order for 60 fully electric articulated buses from the transit operator in Malmö, Sweden

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Volvo Opens Preorders As The Fully Electric XC40 Recharge Nears Production

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Thu, 30 Jan 2020 21:44:48 +0000

Volvo XC40 Recharge.Volvo is officially opening up preorders for its highly anticipated XC40 Recharge in the US and Europe on the heels of strong demand after the unveiling event in Los Angeles in October. According to the company, tens of thousands of people have expressed interest in the vehicle with several thousand preorders already locked in

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