Charging Points: Growth Not Keeping Pace With Rising Demand For Electric Vehicles, New Data Show

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A new report by the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) shows that despite strong growth, the available charging infrastructure for electric vehicles in the EU still falls far below what is needed, and remains unevenly distributed across member states.

Electric Vehicles Have Arrived Much Faster Than Anticipated

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The age of electric vehicles is upon us. Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Elon Musk Europe Tesla

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Cheap Electric Vehicles More Affordable Than Petrol Cars In UK

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Cheap electric vehicles? Is there such a thing? Do they exist in the.

16% of New Vehicle Sales = Fully Electric Vehicles in Netherlands

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The Dutch automotive market is back in red, -22% year over year (YoY), but the plugin vehicle category continues in the fast lane (up 75% last month), thanks to 5,680 units registered in August.

uYilo South Africa: Electric Vehicles Make Power Portable

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Nissan's design shows the EV concept can simultaneously power an electric jackhammer (24 hours – 36 kWh), a pressure ventilation fan (24 hours – 21.6 The Nissan RE-LEAF is a concept aimed at emergency response, providing power where there is none.

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Electric Vehicles “Have Significantly Lower Impacts On The Climate,” New In-Depth Report Finds

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For those who follow the electric vehicle sector closely, it has been clear for several years that electric cars are far, far cleaner and greener than gasoline and diesel cars.

The Impact Of Covid-19 On Electric Vehicles

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EV Charging Habits & Patterns In USA & Europe — CleanTechnica Report

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This article explores various EV charging habits and patterns — as well as a bit of EV charging knowledge — in the United States and Europe.

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Volvo + Plugsurfing = Charging For Volvo Electric Vehicles Across Europe

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Volvo Cars just teamed up with Plugsurfing to offer all drivers of Volvo's fully electric Recharge vehicles access to easy cross-continent charging at 200,000 EV charging stations. Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles EV Charging EV Charging Stations Smartphone Apps Europe PlugSurfing volvo Volvo Car Group Volvo Cars Volvo Recharge Volvo XC40 Recharge P8

An Error In BNEF’s Latest Downbeat Electric Vehicle Outlook

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Germany – World’s 4th Largest Automarket – Now Above 17.5% Plugin Electric Vehicle Share!

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October saw Germany further accelerate the electric transport revolution, with over 17.5% of auto sales being plugin electric vehicles. Cars End of oil Europe Europe EV Market Share Europe EV sales EV incentives EV market share EV sales Germany Germany EV Market Share germany EV sales Hyundai Kona Electric KBA renault renault zoe Tesla Tesla Model 3 volkswagen Volkswagen e-Golf Volkswagen ID.3

UK In August – 9.75% Electric Vehicle Market Share, More Than 2x Year-On-Year

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The UK saw 9.75% plugin electric vehicle market share in August 2020, up from 4.4% in August 2019. Year to date plugin share now stands at 8.2%. The overall auto market was down 5.8% compared to a year ago, at just over 87,000 units.

UK Hits Record 12.1% Plugin Electric Vehicle Market Share In October

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Another month gone, another electric vehicle market share record is broken. Uncategorized End of oil Europe Europe EV sales EV market share EV sales Jaguar I-Pace MG Motor MG ZS EV MG5 EV Nissan Nissan Leaf Polestar 2 renault zoe SMMT Tesla Tesla Model 3 Tesla Model 3 UK Tesla sales Tesla UK UK UK EV incentives UK EV Market Share UK EV sales Volkswagen ID.3

Belgium Hits 9% Electric Vehicle Market Share In March

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In Belgium in March, auto sales were down a whopping 48%, but plug-in vehicle sales were up 39%! In the first quarter of the year, plug-in vehicle sales were up 91%. No rounding error.

Breaking! French Electric Vehicle Market Share At 7.5% In May, 9.2% Year To Date

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Electric Vehicles in South Africa: Where Are We Now?

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South Africa’s uYilo Electric Mobility Program, a multi-stakeholder, collaborative program focused on enabling, facilitating, and mobilizing electric mobility in South Africa, has just released its State of Electric Vehicles in South Africa Report. According to the report, 1,119 plugin electric vehicles had been sold in South Africa by the end of 2019.

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The Iconic Mercedes Pagoda Is Redefined As An All-Electric Vehicle By Ionic Cars

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Tesla Model 3 = #1 Vehicle In UK As Electric Vehicles Hit 34% Market Share

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The Tesla Model 3 was April's best selling vehicle in the UK, as combustion vehicle sales fell by over 98% to fewer than 3, Cars Clean Transport CleanTechnica CleanTechnica Exclusive CleanTechnica Reports Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Hybrid Electric Cars Market Research PHEV Research End of oil Europe Europe EV sales EV market share EV sales jaguar Jaguar I-Pace Nissan Nissan Leaf SMMT Tesla Tesla Model 3 Tesla sales UK EV Market Share UK EV sales Vauxhall Corsa

How Many EV Drivers Have Solar Power In USA vs. Europe?

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Below is a portion of our newest report, The State & Promise of EV Charging Infrastructure: North America & Europe.

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Electric Vehicles Cheaper Than Diesels For Uber Drivers In Many European Capitals

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Transport & Environment has a new report out that shows electric cars can be cheaper for Uber drivers to use than diesel cars in many European capital cities, including Paris, Madrid, Lisbon, and Berlin.

11% Plugin Vehicle Share in Europe!

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The European passenger plugin vehicle market is on fire, having gotten over 97,000 registrations in August, +171% year over year (YoY). fully electric vehicles (BEVs).

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Record EV Sales In Europe!

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While the overall European market is still in recovery mode in June, down 24% year over year (YoY), the European passenger plugin vehicle market has returned to the fast track, having achieved almost 93,000 registrations in June (+95%).

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Electric Vehicle Charging Etiquette — Manners, Please!

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Will South Africa Build Electric Vehicles?

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Like Germany is to Europe, South Africa is the manufacturing powerhouse of sub-Saharan Africa. In 2018, South Africa produced 610,854 vehicles. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles EV Charging EV Charging Stations Hybrid Electric Cars PHEV BMW BMW i3 Eskom Ford Germany Isuzu jaguar Jaguar I-Pace Kenya Mercedes-Benz Naamsa Nissan renault shell South Africa Toyota volkswagen

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

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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.

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Lower-Range BEVs Are Seeing Strong Sales In Europe

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Electric Vehicles Europe Europe EV sales EV Range EV sales renault zoe Tesla Model 3Will consumers buy BEVs with less than around 250 miles of range based on the EPA test cycle.

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The EV Adoption Ramps in 4 Top Electric Vehicle Countries

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In 2019, 4 countries had more than 10% plug-in vehicle market share. I selected those 4 countries and went back to the year that they had 2% or 3% plug-in vehicle market share to plot out how they grew from there to 11%+.

Electric Vehicle Models That EV Owners In Europe Considered But Didn’t Buy

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Perhaps the most fascinating new question in this year's Electric Car Drivers: Demands, Desires & Dreams reports concerned the electric vehicles people considered but didn’t buy. We asked EV owners which other electric vehicle models they thought about buying before deciding on the one they purchased or leased. I was surprised to see how much people actually cross-shopped across classes while considering which electric vehicle to buy.

Europe: 12% Plugin Vehicle Share in Record Month!

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The European passenger plugin vehicle market is on fire, having landed a record 160,000 registrations in September (+166% year over year/YoY).

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Tesla Shipping Cars From China To Europe — Consumer Demand Matter Or Simple Evolution?

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Stephen from the Solving The Money Problem channel on YouTube recently published a video titled "Tesla Dominating Competition in US & China (Europe Next).".

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French Auto Sales Down ~90% In April, Electric Vehicles At 7.8% Share

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Unique ~$25,000 Tesla Vehicles Planned For Europe & China

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For a few years now, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been briefly, occasionally, and somewhat mysteriously mentioning a potential low-cost Tesla vehicle that would have a starting price significantly below the starting price of the Tesla Model.

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Police Scotland Buys 180 Hyundai Kona Electrics

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The Hyundai Kona Electric is a competitive, compelling, popular electric vehicle. As such, it's one of the best selling electric vehicles in the world, and it's also one of the top choices among police forces, particularly in Europe.

Uber Working With Renault & Nissan To Electrify Transport In Europe

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When Lyft and Uber drivers switch to electric cars, they cut pollution 3× more than when a normal driver switches to an electric car. Top app-based taxi companies Uber and Lyft have been making strong strides toward electrification. And thank goodness!

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Electric Cars Will Treble Market Share This Year In Europe

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EU standards are driving electric cars towards 10% of sales, and 15% in 2021. But lax targets for 2025 and 2030 would see EV sales stagnate for a decade.

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Europeans Bought More Electrified Vehicles Than Diesels In September — For The First Time In History

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In Europe, people bought more electrified vehicleselectric vehicles and hybrids — than diesel vehicles in September, according to JATO Analytics.

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Electric Cars Booming In Europe, But UK Growth Threatened Without New Regulations

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EU rules are driving electric cars towards 10% of sales, and 15% in 2021. But UK supply likely to dry up without new regulations.

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Mazda Makes An Electric Vehicle So Tasty You Can Eat It

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Mazda unveils its sporty new MX-30 electric vehicle at the Tokyo Auto Show, and EV lovers may be excused if they drool over it a little bit. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles EU Europe Mazda Mazda MX-30

Another Record Month For Plugin Vehicles In Europe

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The European passenger plugin vehicle market is on fire, having scored over 113,000 registrations in July (+213% year over year, the highest growth rate in 5 years).

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Why People Buy Electric Vehicles In The Netherlands, Norway, Germany, & France

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When we asked thousands of electric vehicle (EV) owners in Europe the top reasons why they got their cars, we got similar responses as in previous years. The largest portion of buyers in every country referenced the environmental benefits.