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Browsing the "Sweden" Tag

Germany, France, & UK Lead In New EV Sales In Europe

August 22nd, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

I recently published articles on the top countries in the world in terms of plug-in vehicle market share and fully electric vehicle market share — that is, the countries with the highest shares of their overall auto sales coming from plug-in vehicle sales or from 100% electric vehicle sales


Top 14 European Countries In EV Market Share — Sales From 2012–2020 (Charts)

July 29th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

I recently published a report on the top 5 countries in terms of plugin vehicle market share (percentage of their auto sales coming from plugin vehicle sales). Underneath that article, some readers requested that I do a report focused only on fully electric vehicles. I thought that was a good idea, so here's a report on that topic


Top 6 Countries For Plugin Vehicle Market Share — Charts

July 25th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

In January, I wrote about four countries leading the world in electric vehicle adoption — not in terms of absolute sales, but in terms of plugin vehicle market share in those countries. My main interest was examining how their adoption curves looked and if they were similar. Half a year later, here's an update


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


Sweden At 26% Plug-in Vehicle Market Share

July 12th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Sweden remains an odd plug-in vehicle market in which plug-in hybrids heavily outweigh full electrics. Part of that may be because Volvo Cars only sells plug-in hybrids so far, and Volvo is sort of popular in Sweden


Plug-In Vehicles = 27% Market Share In Sweden

May 20th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

The Swedish auto market, like other auto markets but not as extreme, saw its numbers crash (again) in April. The overall auto market was down 38% year over year. Also like in other markets, plug-in vehicles did better than the overall market. They actually saw a sales increase in April


Volvo Cars Reopens Swedish Factories & Offices

April 20th, 2020 | by Jo Borrás

After all of its facilities have been cleaned extensively, Volvo Cars has announced that it has reopened its manufacturing plants and company offices in Torslanda, Sweden, following a coronavirus-related shutdown over the last few weeks


Electric Surfboards Bring The Fun

April 6th, 2020 | by Jake Richardson

Based in Sweden, Awake makes electric surfboards that can achieve a top speed of 30 knots and provide rides for up to 45 minutes per charge. Named the RAVIK and RAVIK S, the boards can be charged in about 80 minutes and batteries can be swapped quickly between sessions for riding continuity. Brand Manager Gustav Kjellberg answered some questions for CleanTechnica about surfing electric style


EV Market Share Growing Fast In Top Electrifying Countries

March 27th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

In January, I wrote about the inspiring electric vehicle adoption trends in 4 top electric vehicle (EV) markets — Norway, Iceland, the Netherlands, and Sweden. I wasn't planning to provide an update on these countries until at least the end of the 1st quarter, but the results in February were so uplifting that I decided to jump the gun


Koenigsegg Gemera | 1700HP Hybrid Hypercar For The Whole Family

March 27th, 2020 | by Jo Borrás

Koenigsegg, that Swedish builder of ultra high-end, high-tech, high-performance hypercars, has done it again. Originally set to debut at the (cancelled) 2020 Geneva show, the Koenigsegg Gemera four-passenger super GT is the electrified 200+ MPH supercar you've been waiting for


Sweden Reaches 26% Electric Vehicle Market Share!

March 25th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Yes, the Swedish electric vehicle market is an odd one in which approximately 80% of electric vehicle sales are plug-in hybrids, leaving only 20% of the market for fully electric vehicles. Most EV markets are around 50–50 or favor fully electric vehicles (BEVs). Nonetheless, an overall EV market share of 26% is a stunning achievement in early



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