Hybrids represented 52% of all Toyota Motor Europe sales in 2019; 63% in West Europe

Green Car Congress

Toyota Motor Europe reported 2019 sales of 1,089,422 Toyota and Lexus vehicles, an increase of +5.2% The new RAV4 plug-in hybrid will be the flagship of Toyota’s hybrid lineup in Europe. Europe Hybrids Sales Vehicle Manufacturers

2020 78

BYD secures Europe’s largest single order for electric buses to date: 259 eBuses for Keolis

Green Car Congress

BYD has secured the largest single order to date for full battery-electric buses in Europe in a deal with Keolis Nederland BV, the Dutch subsidiary of global public transport provider, Keolis. —BYD Europe Managing Director, Isbrand Ho. Bus Electric (Battery) Europe Heavy-duty

2019 121

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Trending Sources

New Honda Jazz to be sold across Europe with standard hybrid powertrain

Green Car Congress

The car will be available across Europe in summer 2020, with prices starting in Germany from €22,000 for the Jazz and €26,250 for the Crosstar variant. For the first time, the Jazz will be sold exclusively across Europe with an advanced hybrid powertrain. Europe Hybrids

2020 102

Volkswagen’s WeShare electric car-charing expands in Europe, fleet to increase to 8,400 EVs

Green Car Congress

The objective is to pool the VOD offerings of the Volkswagen Group and to make them available in major cities throughout Europe. Car Sharing Electric (Battery) Europe Vehicle Manufacturers

2020 108

Porsche opens Europe’s most powerful rapid-charging park in Leipzig; 7MW, all renewable energy

Green Car Congress

Porsche Leipzig currently has Europe’s most powerful rapid-charging park, which is operated entirely with electricity from renewable energy sources. Electric (Battery) Europe Infrastructure

2020 88

EEA data show air pollution goes down as Europe takes hard measures to combat coronavirus

Green Car Congress

The EEA monitors Europe’s air quality through a network of more than 4,000 local air pollution measurement stations across Europe. Displaying up-to-date information for Europe, users can gain insights into the air quality in individual countries, regions and cities. Although emissions of air pollutants have decreased substantially in Europe over recent decades, poor air quality continues to harm human health and the environment.

2020 68

JATO: electrified vehicles 13% of new car reg in Europe in January 2020; electrified vehicles only growth-driver

Green Car Congress

After a large increase of new vehicle registrations in Europe in December 2019, volumes for January decreased, marking another month of transition for the complex new car market. A total of 1,138,057 new passenger cars were registered in Europe in January 2020, representing a decline of 7.6%

2020 88

Toyota Motor Europe sold 578,400 vehicles 1H 2019; 52% hybrids

Green Car Congress

Toyota Motor Europe (TME) reported half-year sales of 578,400 vehicles across the region, up 3.3% The new Camry that has been successfully launched this year in Western Europe is sold exclusively with a hybrid electric powertrain. For this period, the HEV share of TME sales stands at 52% across Greater Europe, and at 62% in Western Europe only. Europe Hybrids Salesyear-on-year and registering a 5.3% market share.

2019 82

Nikola Motor introduces Nikola Tre heavy-duty hydrogen-electric truck for Europe

Green Car Congress

This truck is a real stunner and long overdue for Europe. The Tre will fit within the current size and length restrictions for Europe. Europe Fuel Cells Heavy-duty Hydrogen

2018 137

Demand for battery electric vehicles in Europe doubles in July; growth driven by Tesla and Renault

Green Car Congress

of the market share and its volume grew by 25% due to the strong result of the T-Cross, which sold 12,600 units and become Europe’s 5 th best-selling small SUV. Electric (Battery) Europe Hybrids Plug-ins Sales

2019 113

Driverless cars could dramatically increase traffic in Europe

Green Car Reports

An increase in driverless cars that some in Europe anticipate will occur between now and the year 2050 could result in what one research group likens to "rush hour that lasts all day."

2019 94

Germany on track to become biggest electric vehicle market in Europe

Green Car Reports

EuropeUp until the past year, Norway was seen as a fringe case for electric-vehicle adoption, a nation in which widespread incentives had led to a situation in which there are more electric-car owners and drivers, per capita, than anywhere else in the world.

2019 83

T&E study finds cruise ships emitting 10x more SOx in Europe port cities than all Europe’s 260M cars

Green Car Congress

An in-house study by environmental NGO Transport & Environment (T&E) has found that the luxury cruise brands owned by Carnival Corporation & PLC emitted in 2017 in European seas alone 10 times more SO x than all of Europe’s 260+ million passenger vehicles.

2019 139

Total, Groupe PSA forming JV to produce EV batteries in Europe; €5B program; €200M pilot plant at Saft Nersac

Green Car Congress

Energy major Total, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Saft, and Groupe PSA with Opel, intend to establish a joint venture named Automotive Cell Company (ACC) to develop EV battery manufacturing in Europe. Batteries Electric (Battery) Europe Manufacturing

2020 96

JRC: e-vehicle market in Europe is slowly gaining momentum, but breakthrough is needed

Green Car Congress

A new European Joint Research Center (JRC) analysis on the deployment of electric vehicles (EV) in Europe concludes that although the sector evolved significantly between 2010 and 2017, progress is still small to be characterized as full-scale commercialization.

2018 112

2020 Audi Q5 plug-in hybrid arrives in Europe

Green Car Reports

Audi released the 2020 Q5 55 TFSI e quattro—the first of its new range of plug-in hybrids—in Europe on Tuesday, with some impressive specs. miles (40 kilometers) of electric range on Europe's new WLTP driving cycle from its 14.1

2019 97

Shorter range Audi E-tron planned for Europe

Green Car Reports

Audi is already introducing a new version of its E-tron quattro electric SUV in Europe with smaller batteries. In Europe, it will be rated at 186 miles on The short-range model will have a 71-kilowatt-hour battery pack in place of the original's 95-kwh battery pack.

2019 88

In Europe, Ford introduces Mondeo hybrid wagon, 2.0L EcoBlue diesel for Mondeo

Green Car Congress

—Roelant de Waard, vice president, Marketing, Sales & Service, Ford of Europe. Ford has sold more than 250,000 Mondeos in Europe since the fourth generation model began reaching customers in 2015. Europe Hybrids

2019 120

Honda accelerating electrification plans for Europe; all mainstream models by 2022

Green Car Congress

Honda is further accelerating its electrification plans for Europe by moving forward its goal for all of its European mainstream models to feature electrified powertrains by 2022. —Tom Gardner, Senior Vice President, Honda Motor Europe. Electric (Battery) Europe Hybrids

2019 78

Porsche expanding Charging Service in Europe; more than 49,000 charging points

Green Car Congress

Electric (Battery) Europe InfrastructureJust a few months after the launch, Porsche is expanding its charging service for plug-in and electric vehicles ( earlier post ) by five countries and additional functions. The platform now has more than 49,000 charging points in twelve countries.

2019 112

Toyota to supply its hydrogen fuel cell systems technology to Caetanobus SA (Portugal) Europe

Green Car Congress

—Dr Johan van Zyl, President and CEO, Toyota Motor Europe. Europe Fuel Cells Heavy-duty HydrogenToyota announced that it will provide its hydrogen fuel cell technology to Caetanobus SA in Portugal.

Ford introducing 48V mild-hybrid Fiesta and Focus in Europe

Green Car Congress

At a Ford “Go Further” experience in Amsterdam on 2 April, Ford will unveil Fiesta and Focus EcoBoost Hybrid models for Europe. 48V Europe HybridsThe Fiesta EcoBoost Hybrid and Focus EcoBoost Hybrid will feature a mild-hybrid architecture with a belt-driven integrated starter/generator (BISG) replacing the standard alternator, enabling recovery and storage of energy usually lost during braking and coasting to charge a 48-volt lithium-ion air-cooled battery pack.

2019 73

Hyundai Kona Hybrid announced for Europe, not confirmed for US

Green Car Reports

Hyundai announced on Monday that it will introduce a new hybrid version of its Kona small SUV in Europe. The model follows the standard Kona and the Kona Electric, which went on sale in Europe last year and in the U.S.

2019 86

JATO: new car average CO2 emissions highest in Europe since 2014; slow EV uptake insufficient to counter fewer diesels and more SUVs

Green Car Congress

Four of the five major markets in Europe posted higher averages in 2019 than in 2018. Toyota holds its position as the top 20 best-selling brand with the lowest average CO 2 emissions in Europe. Volkswagen Group, Europe’s largest maker, recorded an average of 123.6

2020 83

EEA report finds more action needed to protect Europe’s most vulnerable citizens from air pollution, noise and extreme temperatures

Green Car Congress

The EEA report “ Unequal exposure and unequal impacts: social vulnerability to air pollution, noise and extreme temperatures in Europe ” draws attention to the close links between social and environmental problems across Europe. Emissions Environmental Justice Europe

2019 116

ACEA, Hydrogen Europe and IRU call on EU to ramp up investments in hydrogen refueling infrastructure

Green Car Congress

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA), Hydrogen Europe and the International Road Transport Union (IRU) are jointly calling on European policy makers to ramp up investments in EU-wide hydrogen refueling infrastructure for fuel cell electric vehicles. Unfortunately, hydrogen refueling infrastructure is severely lacking in Europe today, putting at risk the development of this innovative zero-emission solution, the organizations said. Europe Hydrogen Infrastructur

2019 70

The most powerful DC charging station in Europe (for cars) can deliver 400 kw

Green Car Reports

The energy company Repsol has opened what it says is the most powerful electric-vehicle charging station in Europe—and it happens to be in Spain, a part of Europe that’s so far been largely skipped over by the fastest charging.

2019 102

Number of electric buses in Europe has increased from around 200 to 2,200 in 5 years

Green Car Congress

Over the past five years, the number of electric buses in Europe has increased from around 200 to 2,200 vehicles, according to a report from Busworld. 7,216 electrically powered buses were built and 589 of these are on the road in Europe. Electric (Battery) Europe Heavy-dutyFor 2019, Poland-based Solaris claims to have concluded the most contracts for the construction of electric buses.

2019 76

NEVS and AutoX to collaborate on large-scale RoboTaxi deployment in Europe

Green Car Congress

The partnership is directed towards a target of deploying the first large-scale RoboTaxi pilots in Europe by the end of 2020, demonstrating and evaluating technology and design of a new vehicle type that will shape mobility for a more sustainable future.

2019 149

Tesla Model 3 could charge faster in Europe, charging network results suggest

Green Car Reports

Deliveries of the Tesla Model 3 in Europe have just started. Europe charging Fast Charging Combo ConnectorSo too have some accounts of the most significant difference included in European-market versions of the electric sedan: their CCS Combo DC fast charging port. One of those first accounts has come from the European charging network Fastned, which already operates many stations with.

2019 76

Honda plans all-electrified lineup for Europe by 2025

Green Car Reports

At the Geneva auto show on Tuesday, Honda announced plans to bring a fully-electrified lineup to Europe by 2025. The plan includes hybrids, such as the CR-V Hybrid that Honda sells in Europe now, as well as plug-in and fully electric cars. That's different, of course, than selling only fully electric cars. Honda expects full hybrid technology to. Geneva Auto Show

2019 86

Electrified vehicles count for 7.1% of new vehicles in Europe in May; SUVs continue to dominate full market

Green Car Congress

The Renault Zoe was the top-selling electric car in Europe last month, but the Tesla Model 3 continues to lead the year-to-date rankings. The sedan needs to continue to grab the attention of consumers in Europe, as US demand has almost peaked already.

2019 101

technotrans presenting e-battery coolers at Busworld Europe

Green Car Congress

technotrans SE will be presenting their e-battery battery coolers at this year’s Busworld Europe in Brussels from 18 to 23 October. In addition, the provider will also show cooling solutions for charging stations.

2019 96

Electrified car registrations pass 100K units in Europe for 1st time in March; total reg down 3.6%; Model 3 top EV

Green Car Congress

Last month, 19 of the 27 markets posted negative results—including the top 10 largest markets in Europe. Thanks to strong demand for the Model 3 the brand entered the top 25 best-selling brands in Europe. Electric (Battery) Europe Hybrids Plug-ins Sales

2019 124

Byton fills in more details, timeline for M-Byte electric SUV in Europe

Green Car Reports

Ahead of the market arrival of its M-Byte electric SUV in Europe by the end of 2021, Byton has started to detail more about how its vehicles can be ordered, sold, serviced, and charged. Of Byton’s 65,000 worldwide reservations, 25,000 are in Europe.

2020 66

Kia brings e-Soul to Europe, upgrades Niro hybrid and PHEV

Green Car Congress

Kia used the Geneva International Motor Show as the platform to introduce the battery-electric e-Soul to Europe, as well as to reveal new upgrades to the Niro Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid. Electrification is a key element of Kia’s European and global growth strategy, with one in eight Kia cars sold in Europe today featuring an electrified powertrain. —Emilio Herrera, Chief Operating Officer for Kia Motors Europe. Electric (Battery) Europe

2019 87

EEA: average CO2 emissions from new cars and new vans in Europe increased in 2018

Green Car Congress

With the 2021 target of 95 g CO 2 /km approaching, much faster deployment of cars with low emissions is needed across Europe, according to EEA. Emissions Europe Fuel EfficiencyAccording to provisional data published by the European Environment Agency (EEA), the average CO 2 emissions from new passenger cars registered in the European Union (EU) in 2018 increased for the second consecutive year, reaching 120.4 grams of CO 2 per kilometer.

2019 87

Nissan Suggests 'Five Most Breathtaking Electric Drives' In Europe (Video)

Green Car Reports

So if you're still planning a summer vacation, Nissan Europe has a few. Europe Videos plug-in cars Great Drives tourismOwning an electric car is fine for daily use, but if you have someplace special to go, some drivers may ask whether it's capable.

2015 109

Europe to mandate suite of 15 new safety features in cars, vans, trucks and buses by 2022; intelligent speed assistance and data recorder

Green Car Congress

In May 2018, the Commission then proposed a review of the General Safety Regulation and the Pedestrian Safety Regulation, under the Third “Europe on the Move” set of actions. Europe Policy Regulations

2019 125

Europe launches 7-year, €1B R&D program for new metals: “Metallurgy Europe”

Green Car Congress

Program overview of Metallurgy Europe as presented in a 2012 position paper from the ESF. European industry has launched Metallurgy Europe, a 7-year, €1-billion ($1.3-billion) R&D program in the field of metals research and manufacturing. Europe Materials Research

2014 106

Tesla reports sales down, citing delivery challenges in China and Europe

Green Car Reports

Europe China sales Tesla Motors Car SalesTesla claims that its Model 3 electric sedan again in the first quarter of the year outsold all other mid-size sedans from what it considers premium brands—selling 60 percent more units than the closest runner-up. That’s the good news from the California electric car maker, in a production and deliveries update released Wednesday.

2019 77

Toyota Motor Europe achieves hybrid mix in excess of 50% in Q1

Green Car Congress

Toyota Motor Europe (TME) sold 279,000 vehicles in the first three months of 2019, achieving a hybrid electric vehicle mix in excess of 50%—one year ahead of plan. The Corolla Sedan, a favorite in Eastern Europe, Turkey and Israel, is now—for the first time—also available with a hybrid electric powertrain that represented 60% of the new model sales. The HEV share of TME sales stood at 51% across Greater Europe, and at 61% in Western Europe only.

2019 76

Volvo models across Europe to warn each other of slippery roads and hazards

Green Car Congress

Volvo Cars is making its industry-first connected safety technology available across Europe as another step in its ambitions to improve traffic safety. Next week the features become available to Volvo drivers across Europe. With the launch of these features across Europe, Volvo Cars also reiterates its invitation to the car industry to join it in sharing anonymized data related to traffic safety across car brands. Connected vehicles Europe Safety

2019 81