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Tesla = 19% of Global Plugin Vehicle Market

August 3rd, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Yesterday, I reported that the Tesla Model 3 had nearly 4× as many sales as the second best selling electric vehicle in the world in the first half of 2020, and more sales than the 2nd best selling, 3rd best selling, 4th best selling, 5th best selling, and 6th best selling plugin vehicles combined. Let's now look briefly at plugin vehicle sales rankings by brand


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


BYD’s Fully Electric Refuse Trucks Make It Easy To Upgrade Fleets To Zero Emissions

July 24th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

Noisy trash trucks may soon be a thing of the past if BYD has anything to say about it. In partnership with Hudson County Motors, BYD is providing the first fully electric rear loader refuse collection trucks to the East Coast of the US. the new trucks will have sufficient range to run typical full day routes in Jersey City, providing not just zero emission service, but nearly silent service


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


The BYD Han Lands With A Splash In Both EV & Hybrid Variants

July 14th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

The highly anticipated BYD Han is finally here, as it is now officially available for sale in China in three flavors of electric vehicle and as a more traditional hybrid. The new mid- to large-sized sedan establishes BYD as a significant player in the world of consumer-facing fully electric vehicles for the first time in the brand's history


Tesla Giga Berlin Surprises, Exploring The Lordstown Endurance Pickup, Tons Of EV News — CleanTech News Show #15

July 5th, 2020 | by Chanan Bos

This is the 15th broadcast of CleanTechnica’s weekly news show. This week’s show covers the new Lordstown Endurance, Tesla Giga Berlin plan changes (which I think we're the only ones to dig into so carefully and with enough context), the end of Byton, three new Citroën EVs, and more. Here are the stories covered in this week’s show


BYD Tang EV Lands & Parties In Norway

July 1st, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

For years, every chance we got, Kyle Field and I asked BYD executives when they'd be bringing their electric vehicles to Europe and North America — even asking BYD Chairman, CEO, and Founder Wang Chuanfu himself (twice). At long last, though, BYD is launching one of its popular electric vehicles in Europe, kicking off in Norway (naturally)


Chile Orders 150 Electric Buses From BYD!

July 1st, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Miami, where you at? NYC, where you at? Chicago, where you at? Los Angeles, where you at? Chile just order 150 electric buses from BYD to transport people around its capital city of Santiago. Yes, 150!


BYD Bringing Electric Tang & Yuan To Colombia!

June 26th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

BYD is almost always one of the first automakers to bring electric vehicles to a country in South America. Colombia is the latest winning nation to benefit from BYD's cleantech innovation, and in this case it's getting the well loved Tang EV and Yuan


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


10 Bonus EV Battery Stories

June 13th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

There is much EV battery news out there. Some of it is hard to decipher, some is misleading, and some is just downright cool. Here are 10 recent stories that couldn’t quite catch their own headline here on CleanTechnica but seemed worth highlighting


China × Cleantech — May 2020

June 9th, 2020 | by Tim Dixon

Welcome to the next issue of China x Cleantech. For our full China × Cleantech history, stroll over to the “Future Trends” section of our website



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