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Germany EV Market Share Hits All-Time Record, 11.4% in July — Up 4× Year on Year

August 5th, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

Germany, Europe's largest auto market, saw record 11.4% plugin electric vehicle market share in July, up over 4× from the same month last year. The cumulative year-to-date EV market share now stands at 8.5%. This is even though the overall auto market recovered from the lull of recent months, with July 2020 sales down just 5% from July


Norway Plugin Vehicle Market Share Now Over 68%

August 4th, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

Norway hit 68.4% plugin electric vehicle market share in July, up significantly from 48% in July 2019. The 2020 year-to-date figure is also now over 68%, up from 2019's full-year result of 56%


CleanTechnica Interview with Peter Carlsson, CEO of Northvolt: Part Three — Low-Carbon Advantage, Product Mix & Strategy

July 21st, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

CleanTechnica recently interviewed Peter Carlsson, Chief Executive Officer of Northvolt, the Swedish battery manufacturing startup-slash-giant. In this the third and final part of the interview, we discuss the benefits of Northvolt's low carbon manufacturing approach in the European context, and learn about its product mix and strategic positioning


CleanTechnica Interview with Peter Carlsson, CEO of Northvolt: Part Two — EV Market Growth, Timeline & Capacity, Cheap Hydropower

July 20th, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

CleanTechnica recently interviewed Peter Carlsson, Chief Executive Officer of Northvolt, the Swedish battery manufacturing startup-slash-giant. In part two of the interview, we discussed the growth in the European EV market, Northvolt's plans to scale its manufacturing capacity, its timeline, and its access to low-cost, renewable hydroelectric energy in Sweden


CleanTechnica Interview with Peter Carlsson, CEO of Northvolt: Part One — Background, Mission, & Unique Approach

July 18th, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

CleanTechnica recently interviewed Peter Carlsson, Chief Executive Officer of Northvolt, the Swedish battery manufacturing startup-slash-giant. Northvolt plans to use renewable energy to manufacture battery cells and packs for the European market, and already has substantial agreements in place with Volkswagen, BMW, ABB, and others. We sat down virtually with Peter to learn about the company's unique approach, and plans


Germany Hits 8.4% EV Market Share In June, & Heading Higher!

July 3rd, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

Germany, Europe's largest auto market, saw plug-in electric passenger vehicle market share hit 8.4% in June 2020, significantly up from 3.4% in June 2019. The H1 2020 plug-in share stood at over 7.7%, and will grow further in the second half


Norway June EV Market Share At 66%, Overall Autos Down 25% YoY

July 2nd, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

June saw electric vehicle pioneer Norway achieve 66% plug-in electric vehicle market share, up from 62% last year in the same month. The overall passenger auto market was down 25.5% year on year, a significant recovery from May's almost 40% drop


German EV Market Share Triples To 7.3% In May

June 5th, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

Europe's largest auto market, Germany, saw plugin electric vehicle market share of 7.3% in May, up from 2.4% a year ago. Meanwhile, the overall auto market volume was down 50% year on year. New government stimulus measures will give electric vehicles a further boost in the coming months


Unstoppable EV Growth In Norway — 66% Market Share

June 3rd, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

The world's leading electric vehicle market, Norway, has seen another month of record market share growth in May — 66% share. That's up from 47% a year ago. Popular all-electric models included the e-Golf, the Audi e-tron, and newcomer MG ZS EV breaking into the top


Sweden’s EV Market Share At 23% In April, Doubles Year On Year

May 6th, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

Sweden maintained a growing plug-in electric vehicle market share in April, reaching 22.6%, up more than double year on year from 10.1% in April 2019. The overall auto market volume was down 38%, though more resilient than larger neighbors France, Germany, Italy, and the



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