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Kia (Finally) Starts Offering More e-Niros In UK

August 7th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

The Kia e-Niro and Hyundai Kona EV (cousins of sorts) were ahead of their time. Their combination of range for a semi-affordable price — as well as being in a popular vehicle class with good styling — put them on the top of many shopping lists. EV enthusiasts loved them


Norway Plugin Vehicle Market Share Now Over 68%

August 4th, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

Norway hit 68.4% plugin electric vehicle market share in July, up significantly from 48% in July 2019. The 2020 year-to-date figure is also now over 68%, up from 2019's full-year result of 56%


Tesla Model 3 Had More Sales Than 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, + 6th Best Selling Electric Vehicles In 1st Half Of 2020

August 2nd, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

While different electric vehicles may be #1 in different markets (the Renault Zoe in France, the Audi e-tron in Norway, the VW e-Golf in Germany), globally, there is no question which electric vehicle is the most popular. According to recently compiled data from EV Volumes, the Tesla Model 3 had nearly as many sales in the first half of 2020 as the 2nd best selling, 3rd best selling, 4th best selling, 5th best selling, 6th best selling, and 7th best selling plugin vehicles combined


Record EV Sales In Europe

July 29th, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

While the overall European market is still in recovery mode in June, down 24% year over year (YoY), the European passenger plugin vehicle market has returned to the fast track, having achieved almost 93,000 registrations in June (+95%)


8.6% Plugin Vehicle Market Share In Germany!

July 22nd, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

While the German overall market is still recovering from the pandemic, dropping just 32% year over year (YoY) in June, the local plugin vehicle market is in much better shape, having registered almost 19,000 units, up 124% Yo


Italy’s BEV Sales Doubled In First Half Of 2020 — The Only Way Is Up

July 17th, 2020 | by Carlo Ombello

Italy's EV market is finally getting hot. Following months of unprecedented growth and despite an incredibly adverse time in history, electric mobility has now reached the halfway point of this infamous year with outstanding figures, doubling sales from 2019. And the most important aspect is, we haven't seen anything yet


Renault Zoe Shines In New Record Month In France

July 15th, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

The Dog Days Are Over in the French EV market, with the pandemic's disruption now behind it, and a new stimulus package from the local government that can go up to €12,000. (Now imagine if the €16,000 Dacia Spring EV lands in time for this kind of incentive — it will be yours for peanuts!)


Italy’s BEV Market Up 53% As Tesla Model 3 Leads June Sales

July 7th, 2020 | by Carlo Ombello

Electric car sales are keeping their strong momentum in Italy. As the nation's car market recovers from the coronavirus collapse of previous months, overall volumes are returning to healthy levels amidst strong signs of a new reality in the industry. June figures show consolidating trends of change that will likely lead to electric surprises in the second half of the year


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


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)


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%


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


Tesla Has Top Range In World’s Longest EV Range Test

June 12th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Norwegian road assistance company NAF has completed the world's longest EV range test. The company tested 29 of Norway's most popular EVs. They tested the actual range in the summer, what happens when EVs go into power-saving mode, and how they charge in heat degrees


55% Growth In Italy’s Electric Vehicle Market Year Over Year

June 12th, 2020 | by Carlo Ombello

The worst is over for global car sales, following the coronavirus black swan that has put an indelible mark on 2020. With every nation slowly enacting new phases of reopening, the car industry can breath a sigh of relief, as car sales everywhere pick up momentum after an awful few weeks at near-zero. Fast in bouncing back is Italy's market, which - although still about 50% down year-on-year - is way up from the April lows that saw it crater by 97.5% from the same month last year. So does this mean we're back to business as usual? Not quite


Tesla Model 3 = King of EV Imports in South Korea

June 5th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Tesla dominates imported EV sales in South Korea, according to The Korea Bizwire. Even though South Korea has it's own Korean-made EVs, which are indeed popular, Tesla is all the rage


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


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



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