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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


North Carolina Could Finally Tap Into Immense Wind Energy Resources, Create Thousands Of Jobs

June 2nd, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan

North Carolina offers one of the beautiful coasts in the country. I've slept in the sand dunes of that coast, waking early to drift with the wind out to sea. With all that to offer, the good news is that, beyond beauty, the North Carolina coast offers an opportunity for clean energy and green careers, invaluable technical and service jobs in the renewable energy sector


100% Electric Cars Score 11.6% Market Share In Italy In April

June 2nd, 2020 | by Carlo Ombello

As the worldwide coronavirus lockdown stormed all nations' economies throughout the month of April, the car industry witnessed a near complete shutdown of unprecedented proportions. The extent of it is clearly shown in Italy's car sales for the month, which were down a jaw-dropping 97.5% year over year. This was widely anticipated since a severe lockdown began in March and the market started its precipitous descent, but it is dramatic nonetheless


Tesla Forges Ahead As Covid-19 Hits & The EV Landscape Shifts

June 1st, 2020 | by Matt Pressman

Tesla's Fremont factory is open. The Model Y SUV is being delivered en masse to customers. And the Silicon Valley automaker is investing heavily in its German Gigafactory and pending US Terafactory (location TBD). Tesla's Cybertruck is being prioritized and pulled forward while the company's Semi truck and Roadster launch is slated (soon after) to follow


The Impact Of Covid-19 On Electric Vehicles

May 29th, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

First, it was some kind of flu in China. Then, the coronavirus quickly spread across the world, being recognized as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on March 11, 2020. In country after country, lockdown measures started to get enforced, with travel restrictions, school closures, and more measures put into place


Global Auto Sales Down 26%, By More Than 6 Million Units, In 1st Quarter

May 29th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

A couple of weeks ago, I published a report showing US new auto sales were down 496,600 in the first quarter of 2020 (compared to the first quarter of 2019). That seemed like a stunning, jaw-dropping drop in auto sales. Looking at the global auto sales story, though, the 496,000 drop looks like peanuts. In the same period, new auto sales were down by more than 6 million units globally


Europe Hits 11% Plug-in Vehicle Market Share in April

May 28th, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

The European passenger plug-in market scored 31,500 registrations in April, down 16% year over year (YoY), which is nevertheless a great performance considering the effect that the several lockdowns across the continent made and the overall market crashing (-78% YoY). That combo inflated last month's plug-in share to an amazing 11% share


US Wind Power Plants Show Little Decline With Age

May 25th, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan

Some days if feels like things aren't made to last. Cell phone replacements, for one — how many does one have to have? Wind turbines, however, show a refined aging that suffers little efficiency loss over time


Audi e-tron Is The New King Of Norway

May 25th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Norway remains one of the most fascinating auto markets in the world. With a 70% plug-in vehicle market share in the first 4 months of 2020, there is nothing that comes close to it. That isn't an overnight figure either — the country has been far ahead of any other market in terms of plug-in vehicle market share for several years


Plug-in Vehicles = 7% Auto Market Share in Austria (7.5% in April)

May 25th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Austria is yet another European country to pass up 5% plug-in vehicle market share in 2020. The market is actually at nearly 7%, one of the highest plug-in vehicle market shares in the world, thanks to April showing 7.5% share, according to our friends at EV Volumes



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