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Tesla Model 3 Shatters Records In Hot European Market — EV Sales Report

January 27th, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

The European plug-in electric vehicle market registered a record 77,000 vehicles in December (+88%!), with the Dutch market most helping to pull the market up. Fully electric vehicles (+91% year over year) grew a bit faster than plug-in hybrids (+81%), with the powertrain breakdown becoming even more friendly to fully electric vehicles (68% to 32% in December, versus 64% to 36% in 2019)


2018 Nissan LEAF: 60,000 Mile Update

January 26th, 2020 | by Jennifer Sensiba

Almost a year ago, I wrote an article about the first 40,000 miles in my Nissan LEAF. Fortunately, I continue to drive this car a lot, and can give you an idea of what to expect


Nissan LEAF & Uber Tag Team London

January 25th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Uber is getting a partner to help it electrify its fleet in the London area, and Nissan is getting a partner to buy a bunch of Nissan LEAFs


Plug-In Vehicles = 5.7% of Portugal’s Auto Sales

January 19th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

The Netherlands got most of the press from EV fans in recent weeks and months thanks to a stunning 54% plug-in vehicle (PEV) market share at the end of 2019 and the Tesla Model 3 bagging approximately twice as many 2019 sales as the #2 Volkswagen Polo


Plug-In Vehicles = 5.5% of Switzerland’s Auto Sales

January 19th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Far and away, the Swiss plug-in vehicle (PEV) leader was the Model 3, which had 29% of PEV market share. That means it had ~1.6% of the overall auto market in Switzerland all by itself, and it put the Model 3 at #4 in the overall auto market in the country, only trailing the Skoda Octavia, Volkswagen Tiguan, and Volkswagen Golf


Tesla Model 3 = 7th Best Selling Car In USA*

January 19th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

The Tesla Model 3 ended up being the 7th best selling car in the United States in the 4th quarter of 2019 and the 9th best selling car across the whole year*


Renault Zoe & Tesla Model 3 Pull France To Record Heights — 2019 EV Sales Report

January 17th, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

The French plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market registered a record 7,250 units in December, +28% year over year (YoY), a new all time record. That was thanks to leader Renault Zoe (2,097 units, a new year best), which seems to be past the worse of the production ramp up, and the Tesla Model 3, which moved 1,250 units, its best result ever in France. Additionally, plug-in hybrid (PHEV) sales more than doubled YoY, helping to set the record score


Tesla Gobbled Up 78% Of US Electric Vehicle Sales In 2019*

January 16th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

While the Tesla Model 3 was the 9th best selling car in the country and had more than 150,000 sales in the USA, the next best selling non-Tesla on the market was the Chevy Bolt with 16,418 sales, followed by the Nissan LEAF with 12,365 sales


Renault/Nissan Split Rumors Intensify

January 13th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley

The rumor mill is working overtime and suggesting Renault and Nissan may soon dissolve their decade-long alliance. If so, will they find other partners


The Nissan e-4orce Brings Dual Motor Electric Power Without Sacrificing Control

January 9th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

Nissan has been quietly playing with its electric vehicle technology and brought the latest development vehicle to CES this year in Las Vegas. The Nissan e-4orce is a dual-motor electric vehicle built on top of a production right hand drive 62 kWh Nissan LEAF Plus that was built to help Nissan's electric vehicle engineers not just add a second motor to a vehicle, but to control that power in a way that maximizes all the benefits of the electric powertrain


EV News At CES 2020: Nissan & Faraday Future

January 8th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley

At CES 2020, Nissan showed off its Ariya electric SUV with dual motor all-wheel drive, while the CEO of Faraday Future offered rides in an FF91 prototype to the press.


Non-Tesla US Auto Sales Down 177,839 In 2019

January 7th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

The US auto industry took a bit of a whack in 2019. Excluding Tesla, auto sales were down by 177,839 units in 2019 compared to 2018. That said, only 13 auto brands saw their sales drop, while 18 saw their sales rise



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