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My Interview With Peter Mertens, Former Board Member of Audi, Volkswagen Group, Volvo, & Jaguar Land Rover

July 4th, 2020 | by Alex Voigt

After my article "There Will Be Blood" was published here on CleanTechnica, Peter Mertens, the former Head of R&D at Audi and former Board Member of Audi, Volkswagen, Volvo, and Jaguar Land Rover, and now Board Member of Faurecia, Recogni and Chairman of the Advisory Board of Valens, reached out to me and asked if I am interested in an interview with him


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


Even in Midst of Pandemic, Interest in Electric Cars Looks Promising

July 2nd, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

Gloom and doom appears to be the mood in the hallowed halls of most auto companies right now. While the pandemic continues to ravage the health of our people (and our economy), there could be a silver lining in the clouds. Some countries and industries have been able to rebound (at least somewhat) from their low point — including the electric vehicle sector


Tesla [TSLA] Crushes Deliveries, And Other Thoughts

July 2nd, 2020 | by Frugal Moogal

Well, I created my own best and worst case scenarios for production and deliveries, used what I could find and a number of estimates to nail down numbers that I felt were accurate, and this morning Tesla released the actual numbers. In that last article (mostly Tesla's press release), Zach noted that the numbers would probably be a reason for some of our authors to produce long pieces on them, and


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


Tesla’s Market Value Overtakes Exxon In Historic Paradigm Shift [TSLA > XOM]

July 1st, 2020 | by Matt Pressman

An energy paradigm shift is underway. According to Bloomberg, "Tesla Inc.’s market value has surpassed Exxon Mobil Corp.’s in a sign that investors are increasingly betting on a global energy transition away from fossil fuels." Bloomberg touted the turning point as a "symbolic energy shift" that could signify a seismic transformation taking place in the sector


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)


My Tesla [TSLA] Q2 Production & Delivery Number — Best & Worst Case

June 30th, 2020 | by Frugal Moogal

Six days ago, news broke that Elon Musk had sent an email to Tesla employees about going all out for the final week of the quarter to ensure a "good outcome." Since that point, debate has raged by exactly what was meant by that statement. Is Tesla looking to surprise Wall Street, which has been anticipating around 60,000–70,000 total cars moved



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