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Gothenburg Partners With Volvo To Create A Climate-Neutral City

January 19th, 2021 | by Jo Borrás

The Swedish city of Gothenburg is home to one of the largest and busiest ports in the world. Despite this, the city has set a rather ambitious climate goal for itself. With the help newly created urban zones that will serve as test beds for advanced sustainable technologies, Gothenburg plans to become a climate-neutral city by the year 2030. What's more, they've enlisted Volvo to help


Tesla’s Position Among US Auto Brands (Charts)

January 18th, 2021 | by Zachary Shahan

On Saturday, I published a new CleanTechnica report showing that US auto sales were down 15% in 2020, whereas Tesla's US sales were estimated to be up 9%. Only two companies other than Tesla had their US sales increase in 2020 — Volvo and Alfa Romeo, each by 2%. However


US Auto Sales Down 2,484,375 (15%) In 2020, Tesla Up 9%

January 16th, 2021 | by Zachary Shahan

The US auto market took a whipping in 2020. No one knows why. (Oh ... yeah ... never mind.) Overall, US auto sales were down by 2,592,185, or 15%, last year. Only three automakers saw their year-over-year sales increase from 2019 to


72% Plugin Vehicle Market Share in the Netherlands!

January 9th, 2021 | by Jose Pontes

The Netherlands had an amazing 30,860 plugin registrations in December, a 34% increase over the previous all-time record, set in the same month of last year, which itself was beating a 4 year old record


Norway Hits Record 87% Plug-in EV Share & 66% Pure Electrics In December

January 6th, 2021 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

Norway, the auto market most advanced down the path to electromobility, has seen new records broken in December, with 87.1% market share for plugin electric vehicles. Over two thirds were pure electric vehicles, and non-hybrid combustion vehicles fell to just 7.5% market share


Record Electric Vehicle Sales In Europe!

December 29th, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

Despite the overall automotive market being in the doghouse, -14% year over year (YoY), Europe's passenger plugin market is on fire, having score a record 166,000 registrations in November (+198% YoY). That placed last month's plugin share at 16% share — 8% full electrics (BEV)


Diesel Dies Early: Truck Makers Agree To End ICE Production By 2040

December 28th, 2020 | by Jo Borrás

Europe's seven largest commercial truck makers have jointly agreed to end the sale of diesel-engined trucks by 2040. Instead, Daf, Daimler, Ford, Iveco, Man, Scania, and Volvo will switch focus to hydrogen fuel cell and battery-electric vehicles, allowing them to achieve their zero-emissions goals a full decade earlier than previously planned


30% Plugin Vehicle Market Share in the Netherlands!

December 19th, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

November saw the Dutch plugin vehicle (PEV) market stay at full charge, with 9,910 registrations representing the market's best score ever if we exclude December months, which are prone to incentive-derived year-end rushes


Norway In November: EV Market Share At 80%, Fossils Disappearing

December 3rd, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

Electric vehicle pioneer Norway saw plugin vehicle market share standing at 80% in November 2020, up from 60% in November 2019. Old school non-hybrid fossil vehicles saw their share decline to just 10.5% (from 27.1% a year ago). The overall auto market volume was up 25% year-on-year


13% Plugin Vehicle Share in Europe — Almost A New Record!

December 1st, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

#1 Volkswagen ID.3 — Veni, vidi, vici. After years of anticipation, the 2021 best selling EV in Europe has finally landed, and in only its second month on the market, the new German hatchback has hit its first five-digit score, with 10,584 registrations



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