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Electric Vehicle Sales Up 70% In Europe

June 3rd, 2019 | by Jose Pontes

The European passenger plug-in vehicle market scored some 37,000 registrations in April, growing 30% compared to the same period last year, a good performance considering that the overall market is still in the red (-1% in April)


China Electric Vehicle Sales Up To 5.4% Market Share

June 2nd, 2019 | by Jose Pontes

After a first quarter with surging sales, April saw the Chinese plug-in electric vehicle market cool down a little, to some 100,000 registrations. That means it was up only 34% year over year (YoY). Nonetheless, because the mainstream market is still in the red, the April plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) share reached an amazing 6.2%, pulling the PEV market share to 5.4% in 2019 so far, well above the 2018 result (4.2%)


Tesla Model S = #1 Large Luxury Car In California, Tesla Model X = #2 Midsize SUV, Chevy Bolt = #2 Subcompact Car

June 2nd, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

I reported recently on the Tesla Model 3 being the #3 best selling car in California in the first quarter of this year (in terms of units sold), and Max Holland showed that it was also the #1 best selling car in California in terms of revenue for that time period. No other electric cars were in the top 10 overall, but a few did quite well in their respective segments


Norwegian Mercedes Dealer’s “Kodak Moment” … Cost Of Owning Tesla Model S For 200K Miles … The Media’s False Tesla Story — #CleanTechnica Top 20

June 1st, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

The most popular CleanTechnica articles of the past week are listed below. I always love looking through the list, but I'm changing up what I put in the introductions of these weekly and monthly articles. I'm going to use this space to highlight my favorite CleanTechnica articles of the week. It's hard to be too picky, so they're not in order of rank, more chronological


The Media’s Story About Tesla Is Wrong, Facts Tell Another

May 31st, 2019 | by Michael Grinshpun

Tesla’s stock is tumbling in the largest decline in TSLA history, and the media is in a frenzy. The headlines on Tesla are starting to include the words such as “troubles,” “struggles,” and even “doomed.” The narrative says Tesla’s demand is falling, its balance sheet is in terrible shape, and Tesla will run out of cash in 10 months. The narrative also claims that Tesla will miss expectations in the second quarter, and one analyst says that Tesla might go to $10/share from the current $190, which is already down >50% from the highs. However, the data show that none of that is true. Tesla’s orders are at an all-time high in North America and worldwide, the balance sheet is the strongest it has been in 6 quarters, and the average 12-month price target among analysts is $276/share, or 46% higher than today’s price


Tesla Is Producing Unicorns

May 31st, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

Tesla is producing unicorns. Seriously. That's what TSLAQ logic + TSLA logic, when combined, tell us


IEA Predicts 250 Million EVs On The Road By 2030

May 30th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

The 2019 IEA electric car report predicts there will be 250 million EVs on the road worldwide by 2025 under the best case scenario, 130 million with less optimistic assumptions. Either is good news, but the world really needs to strive for the best case scenario.


Adam Jonas’s Thoughts on Tesla: Facts or Fantasies?

May 29th, 2019 | by Peter Forman (aka Papafox)

The trading week of May 20–24 was not kind to Tesla. The stock dropped more than 20 points, which translates into a loss of some $3.5 billion in market capitalization. The primary reason for the plunge was investor reactions to a full-court press of negative comments from analysts and the media


13 Amazing Tesla Sales Milestones (+ 17 Charts)

May 28th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

Tesla has been crushing sales records and important sales milestones in the past several months, yet most people still know very little about Tesla cars or don't know the brand at all. It is a little amazing — surreal even. Reflecting on yet another amazing sales report while taking a shower last night, I had the idea to compile some of Tesla's tremendous sales achievements


Tesla Model 3 = #1 Top Selling Car In California In Terms Of Revenue — Q1 2019

May 25th, 2019 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

Demand for the Tesla Model 3 remains very high in California, with 15,805 sales throughout Q1 2019, giving it the #1 spot in terms of revenue out of all vehicle models sold — and by a huge margin (79% more than the runner up). As reported last night, it also held the third spot in terms of unit sales


Other Nations Support Electric Cars. In The US, They’re Supposedly A Threat To Gas Tax Revenue.

May 24th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Governments in Europe and China are trying to speed up the adoption of electric vehicles by offering subsidies and incentives, and it’s working. In Norway, EVs are exempt from taxes, and drivers receive perks such as free parking and reduced tolls. Almost 60 percent of new cars sold in the country in March were fully electric. China’s combination of incentives and mandates is acting as a magnetic force, sucking the global EV industry out of America and Europe and into China, where over a million electric cars were sold in


BNEF’s Latest “Embarrassingly” Lowball EV Outlook

May 19th, 2019 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

BNEF's reputation as progressive on EV adoption projections is in question after its latest Electric Vehicle Outlook report trims its previous projections of sales across the coming decade down 10%, and assumes annual growth rates will quickly drop to 23–24% from the current rate of 56%.


Tesla Model 3 Charges Twice As Fast As Audi e-tron … Air Pollution Is Killing Us … “Tesla Killer” MIA — #CleanTechnica Top 20

May 19th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

The most popular articles of the past week on CleanTechnica were topped by a detailed, thorough, clear debunking of an Audi marketing mistake — thanks to a couple of guest posters for that piece. Also topping the charts were a depressing look at the high cost of air pollution, another "Tesla killer" that doesn't threaten let alone beat any Teslas, our Danish writer's interesting debate with himself (number crunching and all) regarding which Tesla Model 3 to buy, and an "Elonroad" EV charging system in Sweden


There Is Tesla, And Then There Are Automotive Dinosaurs

May 19th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

The first part of this two-part series involved a thorough examination of exactly what kind of business Tesla is, and how it fits into the broader market segments it serves. This second part covers the author's personal experience with Tesla vehicles and how those vehicles compare to others on the market today and tomorrow


What Is Tesla?

May 18th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

This article is the first part of a two-part series on Tesla and its vehicles. This piece involves a thorough examination of exactly what kind of business Tesla is, and how it fits into the broader market segments it serves. The second part, coming tomorrow, covers the author's personal experience with Tesla vehicles and how those vehicles compare to others on the market today and tomorrow


German Brands Recover Ground In German Electric Car Market — April EV Sales Report

May 18th, 2019 | by Jose Pontes

The German plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market continued on the right track in April, having scored 7,771 registrations. Fully electric vehicles (BEVs) grew at a faster pace, +50% year over year (YoY), than plug-in hybrids (PHEVs), +14% YoY, contributing to an all-electric share in 2019 of 67%, far above the 2018 result of 53%



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