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69% of Autos Sold in Norway in 2020 Have a Plug

July 9th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Norway continues to be a shining star in the electric vehicle world. In the first half of the year, 48% of automobiles sold in the country were fully electric, a global record for EV market share. Plug-in vehicles represented 69% of auto sales, another global record


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


7 Fully Electric Vehicles In Norway’s Top 10

June 11th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Last month I published that the Audi e-tron was the king of Norway. That hasn't changed, and it doesn't look likely that anyone's going knock its crown off this year. But never count Tesla out


The 2nd Life Of Used EV Batteries

June 6th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

When an electric vehicle (EV) comes off the road, what happens to the vehicle battery? The fate of the lithium-ion batteries in electric vehicles is an important question for manufacturers, policy makers, and EV owners alike


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


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



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