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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


GridCars Network Is Charging Up South Africa’s EV Revolution

May 25th, 2020 | by Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai

One of the main players in the South African EV space is GridCars. Established in 2009, GridCars has grown to become South Africa’s largest Electric Vehicle Charging Service Equipment (EVSE), Charging Station Infrastructure and Management Systems firm


Plug-In Vehicles = 5.5% Market Share In Ireland (18% In April)

May 21st, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

In the first 4 months of 2020, plug-in vehicles accounted for 5.5% of all auto sales in Ireland. The wild world of coronavirus, though, made something special out of April — or perhaps Ireland's time has simply come. A stunning 18% of auto sales in the month of April were plug-in vehicle sales


Plug-In Vehicles = 27% Market Share In Sweden

May 20th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

The Swedish auto market, like other auto markets but not as extreme, saw its numbers crash (again) in April. The overall auto market was down 38% year over year. Also like in other markets, plug-in vehicles did better than the overall market. They actually saw a sales increase in April


Tesla vs BMW Electrified Sales in Q1 2020 — 88,400 to 30,700

May 14th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

One of the popular discussions in plug-in world over the past decade has been how much effort should be put on developing compelling and well rounded 100% electric vehicles as soon as possible versus using plug-in hybrids as a stepping stone to a fully electric era. Perhaps the most useful real-world competition between those two approaches in 2020 is Tesla versus


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


Tesla Model 3 Reaches #1 In Europe As Europe Reaches 10% EV Market Share — March 2020

April 30th, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

The European passenger plug-in vehicle market had 84,000 registrations in March (+41% year over year/YoY), a great performance considering the effect that several lockdowns across the continent have had. Furthermore, this is while the overall auto market was crashing (-52% YoY), inflating last month's plug-in vehicle share to an amazing 9.9% (6% fully electric vehicles/BEVs). That pulls the 2020 plug-in vehicle (PEV) share to 7.5% (4.3% for BEVs alone), well above the 3.6% result of


Electric Vehicles Nearly 9% Of New Auto Sales In Germany — March EV Sales Report

April 21st, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

Despite the Covid-related lockdown in the second half of the month, the German plug-in vehicle market score signaled another record performance in March, its third in a row — 19,145 plug-in vehicles (EVs) were registered. With the overall market dropping 38% year over year (YoY), last month's plug-in share reached a record 8.9% (4.8% fully electric/BEV), pulling the yearly tally to an amazing 7.3% (3.7% BEV)


11 Best Electric Autos in the USA

April 11th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

In the following article, I'm listing what I consider to be the 10 best electric vehicles in the USA. Naturally, this is just my opinion. Feel free to offer your own list down in the comments


Electric Vehicles In South Africa: Where Are We Now?

April 10th, 2020 | by Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai

South Africa’s uYilo Electric Mobility Program, a multi-stakeholder, collaborative program focused on enabling, facilitating, and mobilizing electric mobility in South Africa, has just released its State of Electric Vehicles in South Africa Report. According to the report, 1,119 plugin electric vehicles had been sold in South Africa by the end of 2019. It’s interesting to see that the sales were practically evenly split between battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and plugin hybrids (PHEVs). 545 (49%) of these were BEVs and 574 (51%) were PHEVs. These numbers give an interesting look in to the state of electric vehicles in South Africa even though they are low compared to other markets with mature EV industries such as Europe, North America, and China


Tesla Model 3 Jumps To #1 Among All Autos In The Netherlands

April 7th, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

While the Netherlands does not have yet a full lockdown, the coronavirus pandemic has forced a wide range of businesses to shut down, slowing business significantly, so expect slow sales months at least in April and May ... in the overall market, that is


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


Renault Zoe Is #1 In Hot European Market (For Now) — February EV Sales Report

March 31st, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

The European passenger plug-in market landed over 69,000 registrations in February (+111% compared to February 2019), with the 2020 plug-in market growing 117%, to some 144,000 units. This is a great performance that should help to weaken the effect of the upcoming coronavirus months, in which sales will most likely fall abruptly throughout the continent



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