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Plug-In Vehicles = 7.8% Market Share In Europe

June 30th, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

After a Covid-derived drop in April (-16% year over year), the European passenger plug-in vehicle market went back to black in May, having scored 46,800 registrations (+23%), a great performance considering the overall market is still recovering (-57% in May)


55% Growth In Italy’s Electric Vehicle Market Year Over Year

June 12th, 2020 | by Carlo Ombello

The worst is over for global car sales, following the coronavirus black swan that has put an indelible mark on 2020. With every nation slowly enacting new phases of reopening, the car industry can breath a sigh of relief, as car sales everywhere pick up momentum after an awful few weeks at near-zero. Fast in bouncing back is Italy's market, which - although still about 50% down year-on-year - is way up from the April lows that saw it crater by 97.5% from the same month last year. So does this mean we're back to business as usual? Not quite


Europe Hits 11% Plug-in Vehicle Market Share in April

May 28th, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

The European passenger plug-in market scored 31,500 registrations in April, down 16% year over year (YoY), which is nevertheless a great performance considering the effect that the several lockdowns across the continent made and the overall market crashing (-78% YoY). That combo inflated last month's plug-in share to an amazing 11% share


50% of Volkswagen up! Buyers Now Buy e-up! in Germany

April 1st, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

The Volkswagen e-up! is one of the cheapest electric vehicles on the market. Throw in the usual operational savings of an electric car and you end up with a compelling total cost of ownership. Consumers are starting to catch on. Volkswagen reports that approximately 50% of up! sales in Germany are now e-up! sales


7 More European Cities Getting WeShare

January 24th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

In 2020, WeShare is moving into 7 more European cities, where it will be putting 6,900 electric vehicles onto the streets, bringing the WeShare total up to 8,


The Volkswagen Triplets Are Going 100% Electric

August 16th, 2019 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen

Sometimes it is frustrating that nearly all of the EV news sites are situated in the USA. With the result that news from the rest of the world (RotW) is not always getting the attention it deserves


European Electric Vehicle Invasion — Winners, Big Winners, & Champions

January 13th, 2019 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen

For those who follow the fully electric car market, 2016 was exciting. GM introduced the Chevy Bolt a full year ahead of Tesla's Model 3. It was the first long-range affordable electric car in the United States. For many reasons, we did not really see it in most of Europe


1st UK Owner Of New Volkswagen e-Up! Gets His Car

March 23rd, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

A positive Volkswagen story from the Isle of Wight shares that the first buyer in the UK of the new Volkswagen e-Up! has now received the car. Sporting a range up to 99 miles* per charge, the zero-emissions car sits somewhere between the modern era's "first-generation" EVs and "second-generation" EVs. It is perfect for daily trips. The joy of driving all-electric comes with a price at £20,780 (RRP OTR incl. Plug-in Car Grant)


Europe Electric Vehicle Sales (October)

December 2nd, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan

Originally published on EV Obsession. As always, let me note that these numbers are not official, comprehensive, or accurate. Nobody [&hellip


Norway’s Insane March Plug-in Car Sales

April 7th, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan

Originally published on EV Obsession. There’s a good chance you’ve heard about Tesla’s record-smashing sales in Norway in March. Well, [&hellip


Germany EV Sales (January 2014)

February 27th, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan

Originally published on EV Obsession. January 2014 electrified vehicles sales for Germany are now out. Continuing where the smart electric [&hellip


2013 World EV Sales Report

February 10th, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan

Originally published on EV Obsession. First of all, let me note that these numbers below are not official and are [&hellip



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