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Record Electric Vehicle Sales in China

December 27th, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

While the overall Chinese auto market is slowly picking up (+12% year over year in November), plugin vehicles are already on the fast lane, growing by 138% year over year (YoY) to a record 198,000 units


Wuling Mini EV Shines In Hot Chinese Market

November 25th, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

While the overall Chinese auto market kept positive numbers last month, +9% year over year (YoY), plugins vehicle sales were firmly in the fast lane, growing by 120% YoY in October to 147,000 units, a new year best


Nissan Leaf Rebuilding Project In Zimbabwe

October 6th, 2020 | by Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai

As the number of EVs on the road grows, there is now an urgent need to train automotive technicians to be ready to work on all these EVs. Taurayi Raymond Sewera wants to help address this gap starting in Zimbabwe. He is setting up the International Institute of Automotive Technology Training (IIATT) with a major focus on PHEV and BEVs


A Star Is Born — China EV Sales Report

August 28th, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

A star is born in China. And it is not the flashy Xpeng P7 (1,725 units) or BYD Han EV (1,205), but something far more humble. More on that below


Japan’s Disappointing EV Sales Are Bad For Africa, & Here’s Why

August 8th, 2020 | by Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai

A potential bottleneck could come quite soon on the used EV supply side. Thanks to Japanese OEM’s love of mild hybrids and their quest to prolong the ICE age as long as possible, sales of EVs in Japan have been very disappointing. Sales have been so poor that the market share of EVs in Japan was recently just under 1%


Driving Electric In Africa Is A Whole Lot Cheaper Than Driving ICE: Part 2

July 17th, 2020 | by Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai

One of the best ways to reduce emissions going forward is not to restrict the importation of used vehicles but to simply shift to cleaner and safer used vehicles. Used vehicles tend to come in at price points that are more affordable for the target market in most of these African countries


7 ICE Killers We Would Really Like To See In Africa To Help End The ICE Age!

June 20th, 2020 | by Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai

Accelerating EV adoption is one of the best ways to reduce carbon emissions, since the transport sector is one of the major contributors of carbon emissions. We recently looked at how increasing the penetration of EVs in Kenya can also help improve air quality and reduce CO2 emissions


Tesla Model 3 Shines In Transition Month In China

April 25th, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

With the Chinese market slowly returning to normal, now that China has endured the first wave of the COVID pandemic, sales have started to recover from February’s fall into the abyss. In March they dropped just 51%, to around 60,000 units, a significant improvement from the 65% fall of the previous month


Tesla Model 3 Leads Disrupted Chinese EV Market

March 25th, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

With the Chinese electric vehicle (EV) market suffering from the general lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, sales took an expected beating, with only 15,000 passenger EVs registered in February, the worst result in over 3 years, representing a 65% drop year over year



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