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About Dr. Maximilian Holland

Dr. Maximilian Holland Max is an anthropologist, social theorist and international political economist, trying to ask questions and encourage critical thinking about social and environmental justice, sustainability and the human condition. He has lived and worked in Europe and Asia, and is currently based in Barcelona. Find Max's book on social theory, follow Max on twitter @Dr_Maximilian and at MaximilianHolland.com, or contact him via LinkedIn.



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Germany Hits 8.4% EV Market Share In June, & Heading Higher!

July 3rd, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

Germany, Europe's largest auto market, saw plug-in electric passenger vehicle market share hit 8.4% in June 2020, significantly up from 3.4% in June 2019. The H1 2020 plug-in share stood at over 7.7%, and will grow further in the second half


Norway June EV Market Share At 66%, Overall Autos Down 25% YoY

July 2nd, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

June saw electric vehicle pioneer Norway achieve 66% plug-in electric vehicle market share, up from 62% last year in the same month. The overall passenger auto market was down 25.5% year on year, a significant recovery from May's almost 40% drop


German EV Market Share Triples To 7.3% In May

June 5th, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

Europe's largest auto market, Germany, saw plugin electric vehicle market share of 7.3% in May, up from 2.4% a year ago. Meanwhile, the overall auto market volume was down 50% year on year. New government stimulus measures will give electric vehicles a further boost in the coming months


Unstoppable EV Growth In Norway — 66% Market Share

June 3rd, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

The world's leading electric vehicle market, Norway, has seen another month of record market share growth in May — 66% share. That's up from 47% a year ago. Popular all-electric models included the e-Golf, the Audi e-tron, and newcomer MG ZS EV breaking into the top


Sweden’s EV Market Share At 23% In April, Doubles Year On Year

May 6th, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

Sweden maintained a growing plug-in electric vehicle market share in April, reaching 22.6%, up more than double year on year from 10.1% in April 2019. The overall auto market volume was down 38%, though more resilient than larger neighbors France, Germany, Italy, and the


Norway’s April EV Market Share Jumps To 70%, Strongest Growth In 2 Years

May 5th, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

April saw clean transport pioneer Norway's market share of plug-in electric vehicles jump to 70%, sharply up from 50% a year ago. This is the biggest year-on-year climb that we have seen in two years. Popular plug-in models in April included the Audi e-tron, VW e-Golf, and Nissan


French Auto Sales Down ~90% In April, Electric Vehicles At 7.8% Share

May 4th, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

Passenger auto sales in France fell by 88.8% year on year in April. Though, the second half of the month did show signs of recovery. Plug-in electric vehicles took 7.8% market share, with favorite models being the Renault Zoe, Peugeot e-208, and Tesla Model


On Fascism In The USA

May 3rd, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

The handling of the COVID-19 pandemic in many regions, including the US and some European nations, has certainly exposed complacency, mis-truths, incompetence, and bad decisions, to say the least. However, despite Elon Musk's recent loose use of language, the word "fascism" has conventional meanings and associations, about serious topics, most of which are not usefully applied to the current crisis (accepting that raising controversy sometimes provokes needed debates)


4,718 Tesla Model 3 Sales In March Help Push UK EV Market Share To Record 7.3%

April 6th, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

March 2020 saw UK market share of plug-in electric vehicles reach a record 7.3%, close to 4× the result from March 2019. A huge 4718 unit push from the Tesla Model 3 contributed almost half of all battery electric vehicle sales, and entered it into the overall top 10 best sellers list


Germany Hits Record 9.2% EV Market Share in March, Tesla Model 3 #1

April 4th, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

Europe's largest auto market, Germany, hit another all-time record plug-in electric vehicle market share in March, reaching 9.2%. The Tesla Model 3 was the best selling full electric model, with an estimated 1490 sales, just ahead of the Renault Zoe. Overall auto market volume fell 38% year on year



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