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Sweden At 26% Plug-in Vehicle Market Share

July 12th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Sweden remains an odd plug-in vehicle market in which plug-in hybrids heavily outweigh full electrics. Part of that may be because Volvo Cars only sells plug-in hybrids so far, and Volvo is sort of popular in Sweden


Portugal EV Market Share = 12%

July 12th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Portugal is a somewhat surprising bright spot in the electric vehicle market. It has one of the highest EV market shares (share of its overall auto market) in the world, yet is not a very wealthy nation like Norway of the Netherlands. And it's EV market share hasn't popped all of a sudden. The country has been doing well consistently for a while


69% of Autos Sold in Norway in 2020 Have a Plug

July 9th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Norway continues to be a shining star in the electric vehicle world. In the first half of the year, 48% of automobiles sold in the country were fully electric, a global record for EV market share. Plug-in vehicles represented 69% of auto sales, another global record


This Is Why Electric Car Sales Are Blowing Up In The UK

July 8th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Well, there are a few reasons why electric car sales are exploding in the UK, where they now account for nearly 10% of auto sales. I think awareness still hasn't caught up to the many benefits of an electric car or the potential for financial savings compared to a "similar" fossil-fueled car, but consumers are waking up to these matters. On the latter topic, I'll try to do my part again to bring some insight to this matter to more Brits


Tesla’s [TSLA] Q2 May Be Very Profitable

July 5th, 2020 | by Frugal Moogal

Now that we've seen Tesla's actual Q2 2020 production and delivery numbers, the next thing Tesla bears and bulls turn their attention to is trying to determine what the financial impact will look like, and will Tesla make money


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


Tesla Is Extending Plans For Giga Brandenburg

July 2nd, 2020 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen

Tesla is building the Giga Berlin factory without certain permits. This is required in order to build at the desired speed. There is the risk, though, of having to tear things down if permits are refused. That reduces Tesla's negotiating power


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


My Tesla [TSLA] Q2 Production & Delivery Estimates

July 1st, 2020 | by Frugal Moogal

In my article yesterday, I broke down what Tesla's Q2 production numbers looked like in a worst case and best case scenario. Now, I'm going to share what I think those numbers will actually be, and why


Plug-In Vehicles = 7.8% Market Share In Europe

June 30th, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

After a Covid-derived drop in April (-16% year over year), the European passenger plug-in vehicle market went back to black in May, having scored 46,800 registrations (+23%), a great performance considering the overall market is still recovering (-57% in May)


10 Bonus Solar News Stories

June 29th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

There was plenty of positive solar energy news this month. Aside from the 63 solar stories we've published so far, below are 10 more stories that seem worth looking at even though we didn't take time to explore them in detail


Switzerland At 10% EV Market Share!

June 28th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

The Swiss electric vehicle market has risen to nearly 10% share of the overall Swiss auto market (9.7%), which is up from 5.5% in the same period of 2019, according to EV Volumes. The EV market's growth rate was 20% in the first 5 months of the year, while the overall auto market was down 39%


Japan Has Extremely “Ugh” 0.7% EV Market Share

June 28th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

As a time when Europe has risen its EV market share among its overall auto market to about 7%, at a time when Tesla sales are blowing up in the US auto market, at a time when China is solidly maturing the EV market in its borders, Japan is playing hide & seek while hoping a fuel cell magic trick somehow produces real magic



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