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UK September Plugin Vehicle Market Share Hits 10.5%, Up 3x Year On Year

October 7th, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

The UK's September plugin electric vehicle market share hit 10.5%, the highest ever level in "normal" (non-lockdown) trading months, up almost 3x from September 2019's 3.7%. The overall auto market was down just 4.4% from September 2019, with diesels taking a massive 38.4% hit


Sweden In August — 28% Plugin Vehicle Market Share, Up 3× Year-On-Year

September 4th, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

Sweden continued to grow its plugin electric vehicle market share in August 2020, reaching 28%, up from 8.7% in August 2019. The overall auto market showed recovery, down just 13% from an unusually strong August last year. Swedish plugin electric vehicle market share is still headed for 30% over full year


Fossil Fuels Are So, So Screwed

August 17th, 2020 | by George Harvey

A quick glance at the current political situation in the United States would seem to give the fossil fuels sector a possibility of a clear path to the future, as there is a chance that the current regime will stay in power. But that may be a delusion, with or without a political change


UK’s July EV Market Share At 9% — Up Almost 4× Year On Year

August 5th, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

The UK saw plugin electric vehicle market share hit 9.0% in July 2020, up significantly from 2.5% in July 2019. Full battery electric vehicles continue to dominate over plugin hybrids. The overall auto market saw very strong recovery from this year's coronavirus-slammed era, growing 11.3% compared to the same month last year


Germany’s 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%



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