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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


7 Bonus Solar + Storage Stories — Sonnen, Sunrun, Stem …

June 27th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

There's only so much time in the day — a lesson I seem intent on not learning. We've published many solar energy articles in the past month and many energy storage articles, but here are 7 more solar plus storage (solar+storage) articles we just couldn't dedicate full articles to


Volkswagen ID.3 1st Edition vs. Volkswagen Golf — 5 Year Cost of Ownership Estimates

June 22nd, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

With Volkswagen ID.3 1st Edition ordering underway and pricing finalized, I figure it's a good time to compare the ID.3 to some of its top gasoline competitors, not just the Tesla Model 3. In particular, I'm diving into some new 5 year cost of ownership comparisons, this first one being a comparison — or series of comparisons — between the Volkswagen ID.3 and Volkswagen Golf in Germany


Comparing Volkswagen ID.3 to Tesla Model 3 — Prices, Range, Features

June 19th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Now that you can officially order a Volkswagen ID.3, the car is starting to feel a lot more real. Also, though, some people have been surprised by current pricing and many have been scratching their heads simply trying to find the pricing and the range of various trims


Audi Shines In Transition Month In Germany — Charts

June 18th, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

With the German auto market slowly recovering from the pandemic-related lockdown, dropping just 50% year over year (YoY) in May, the local plugin market stepped up the growth pace last month, having registered 12,333 units, up 56% Yo


Renault Zoe Returns To #1 In France

June 17th, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

With the overall French market slowly returning to normal (last month it was down just 50%), plugin vehicle sales are also returning to form, with registrations up a splendid 77% year over year in May, to 7,167 units


10 Bonus EV Battery Stories

June 13th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

There is much EV battery news out there. Some of it is hard to decipher, some is misleading, and some is just downright cool. Here are 10 recent stories that couldn’t quite catch their own headline here on CleanTechnica but seemed worth highlighting


7 Autonomous Vehicle Bonus Stories

June 12th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, there's a lot of news in the auto industry about autonomous vehicles. Here are 7 recent stories that couldn't quite catch their own headline here on CleanTechnica but which seemed worth noting


7 Fully Electric Vehicles In Norway’s Top 10

June 11th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Last month I published that the Audi e-tron was the king of Norway. That hasn't changed, and it doesn't look likely that anyone's going knock its crown off this year. But never count Tesla out


China × Cleantech — May 2020

June 9th, 2020 | by Tim Dixon

Welcome to the next issue of China x Cleantech. For our full China × Cleantech history, stroll over to the “Future Trends” section of our website



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