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Electric vehicle numbers could overtake petrol cars in Norway this year

The Driven EV News

With EV sales at 90 per cent of the new car market, the number of electric cars on Norway roads s likely to overtake petrol cars within the next 12 months. The post Electric vehicle numbers could overtake petrol cars in Norway this year appeared first on The Driven.

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Volvo Cars Q1 sales up 10% to 162,938 units; all-electric vehicles took 18% share

Green Car Congress

Volvo Cars reported sales of 162,938 cars for Q1 2023, up 10% compared to the same period last year. The sales growth was mainly led by the company’s fully electric cars. For the month of March, Volvo Cars sold 63,132 cars globally, up 8% compared with the same month last year.

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Australian fossil car industry spends over $500 per vehicle on advertising

The Driven EV News

Could the fossil car industry survive without paid advertising? Should we ban fossil car ads like we did for cigarettes, given the impact on climate, health and environment? The post Australian fossil car industry spends over $500 per vehicle on advertising appeared first on The Driven.

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US EPA issues new vehicle emission standards, boosting electric cars and hybrids

Electric Cars Report

Environmental Protection Agency announced final national pollution standards for passenger cars, light-duty trucks, and medium-duty vehicles for model years 2027 through 2032 and beyond.

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100% Electric Vehicles = 12% Of New Car Sales In Europe In January

CleanTechnica EVs

The European passenger plugin vehicle market scored 199,000 registrations in January. continued] The post 100% Electric Vehicles = 12% Of New Car Sales In Europe In January appeared first on CleanTechnica. Positively, BEVs (+29%) continued to grow despite the drop.

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Electric vehicles will crush fossil cars on price as lithium and battery prices fall

The Driven EV News

Fossil car makers are in for a rude surprise as EVs accelerate toward price parity, as new research points to significant falls in the cost of raw materials. The post Electric vehicles will crush fossil cars on price as lithium and battery prices fall appeared first on The Driven.

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Boys and their Tonka trucks: How fossil car companies sell highly polluting vehicles

The Driven EV News

The post Boys and their Tonka trucks: How fossil car companies sell highly polluting vehicles appeared first on The Driven. Toxic marketing has caused Australia to become obsessed with overseas 4WDs, SUVs and overpowered utes? Is it time for a ban on such advertising?

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