US plug-in electric vehicle sales decline in 2019 due to softer PHEV sales; ~2% of market

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Following a year of rapid growth in 2018, in which sales nearly doubled from the previous year, sales of plug-in electric vehicles in the US declined in 2019, due to lower sales of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Market Background Plug-ins Sales

2020 96

JATO: global vehicle sales fall by 39% in March; electrified vehicles up to 17.4% new registration market share in Europe

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Global vehicle sales totalled 5.55 This represents the largest year-on-year monthly decrease since 1980, when JATO Dynamics started to collect data—even surpassing the global financial crisis in November 2008, which saw a 25% decline in sales. With the pandemic spreading across the globe, strict lockdowns in key markets, combined with consumer panic and economic uncertainty, have all contributed to the huge decrease in sales last month.

2020 88

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ACEA: plug-in vehicles take 6.8% market share in Europe in Q1 2020; HEVs at 9.4%

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In the first quarter of 2020, the electrically-chargeable vehicle segment in Europe significantly increased its market share, rising to 6.8% (from 2.5% Gasoline and diesel cars. Diesel now holds a market share of 29.9% (down from 33.2% of the total EU car market.

2020 88

Sweden launches inquiry on how to ban sales of new gasoline and diesel cars and phase-out fossil fuels

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The Government of Sweden has launched a study to offer proposals on how to implement a ban on sales of new gasoline and diesel cars, and the timeline for the phase-out of fossil fuels. Diesel Emissions Engines Fuels Market Background RegulationsThe final report is to be presented by 1 February 2021. Sven Hunhammar will chair the inquiry. Hunhammar holds a Master’s degree in engineering and a doctorate in natural resource management.

2019 99

UK market sees first decline in alternatively fueled vehicle sales in 27 months in June

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as ongoing confusion over low emission zones and diesel, the removal of key ultra low emission vehicle incentives and an overall decline in buyer confidence affected the market. of the market. The month saw growth for gasoline and battery-electric registrations, up 3.0%

2019 103

EPA allows year-round sale of E15 gasoline

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US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler signed the final action that would remove the key regulatory barrier to using gasoline blended with up to 15% ethanol (E15) during the summer driving season and reform the renewable identification number (RIN) compliance system under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program to increase transparency and deter price manipulation.

2019 77

OPIS: US gasoline demand more than “halfway” back from pandemic-induced lows

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Gasoline consumption in the United States is now more than halfway back to pre-COVID-19 levels as motorists get back on the road amid at least a partial recovery of the US economy, according to OPIS, an IHS Markit company. That was also the week that oil exporting countries hammered out the OPEC+ deal—with the direct involvement of the United States—to reduce production in a greatly oversupplied market experiencing record-low crude prices.

2020 73

Traditional retail sales steady despite e-commerce

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E-commerce sales in the United States in 2019 amounted to 11.0% of all retail sales— the highest percentage yet. A common explanation of the rise in e-commerce is that it is a consequence of syphoning sales from traditional retail sales. books vs. gasoline).

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Diesel market share in Europe drops below 50%; offset by increased gasoline engine sales; implications for climate targets

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Diesel’s market share in the EU-15 fell from 50.2% This drop was offset by an increase in the sale of gasoline engined vehicles. For the first time since 2009, gasoline vehicles have overtaken diesel to become the most sold car type in the EU-15.

2017 78

4Q 2019: EU diesel demand continues to drop while gasoline gains; plug-ins up 80.5% y-o-y

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Gasoline cars accounted for 57.3% of the EU market, while electrically?chargeable of total new car sales across the region from October to December last year. powered vehicles (APV) combined held a market share of 13.2%. Diesel Electric (Battery) Europe Hybrids Sales

2020 93

China developing timetable to end sales, production of gasoline cars

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Policy makers in the world's most populous country, and largest car market, are developing a timetable to end production and sales of. The auto industry has now grudgingly accepted that battery-electric cars will make up some portion of the world's new vehicles in years to come. But a milestone in that trend may have come today, in news from China. emissions China government climate change plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) transportation policy

2017 80

Forecast: In 2030, gasoline will still power 7 out of 10 new U.S. vehicles

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market forecasts Car SalesGiven the daily churn of electric-car announcements, major manufacturing investments, and battery supply-chain news, it could be a little hard to understand one reality-check projection: that even in 2030, a solid majority of vehicles sold could still burn fossil fuel. Last week, LMC Automotive, a consulting firm with a strong reputation for its.

2019 76

JATO Dynamics: in decline of Euro new car market, electrified vehicles increase share to almost 13%

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The decline of the European new car market has continued throughout February. As of 29 February, JATO data has shown that the impact of COVID-19 had yet to hit the European automotive market. Their global sales totaled 18.85 Electric (Battery) Europe Hybrids Plug-ins Sales

2020 83

California cumulative PEV sales at 13.4% of 2030 goal; true ZEVs at 7.6%

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Rather than only true ZEVs, the numbers in the Executive Order and previous interpretations by the agencies indicate the goal is to be achieved by both BEVs that run only on electricity and combustion PHEVs that run on both electricity and gasoline. market share. …

2020 96

IHS Markit: US gasoline demand could be cut almost in half due to COVID-19

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A sudden drop in miles traveled by car in the US triggered by wide-spread social isolation measures will have immediate ramifications for gasoline demand. IHS Markit analysis finds that US gasoline demand could fall by as much as 4.1 IHS Markit forecasts 2020 US auto sales to be 14.4

2020 96

EPA proposes rule allowing sale of E15 year-round; improving RIN market transparency

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed regulatory changes to allow gasoline blended with up to 15% ethanol (E15) to be sold to 2001 and newer vehicles year-round across the country. Currently, the Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) regulations force fuel retailers to restrict sales of E15 to flex fuel vehicles (FFV) only from 1 June to 15 September, the peak driving season. Year-round E15 sales would be a win for Iowa corn farmers and Iowa drivers.

2019 73

Electric cars will exceed half the market and displace 7 percent of gasoline consumption by 2040: report

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Electric car sales are poised to increase tenfold by 2025 and reach 55 percent of car sales worldwide by 2040, according to the latest report on electric cars from Bloomberg New Energy Finance. While electric cars' share of the market is still small—less than 2 percent in most places—that is set to change dramatically in the next few

2018 69

When will plug-in electric car sales exceed hybrid sales? Poll results

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The questions of whether and when sales of plug-in electric cars will resume their climb after a static 2015 are much on the minds of green-car advocates these days. It's taken as an article of faith that cars with plugs will grow as a proportion of the global market, ultimately supplanting large parts of the current gasoline fleet in decades to. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Polls

2016 85

European car market logs best year for alternative fueled vehicles, lowest diesel share since 2001

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The European car market remained stable during 2018, as 15.6 It was the best result since 2007, when the market peaked with 16.02 Globally, Europe was the world’s third-largest car market behind China and the US. market share. Diesel Electric (Battery) Europe Sales

2001 96

First sales of isobutanol-blended gasoline at marina pumps

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announced that Harbor Marina at Lake Pomme de Terre in Missouri is the first US marina to sell gasoline blended with Gevo’s renewable isobutanol at the pump. Gevo is now working to strategically roll out its marine fuel blend to marinas on other lakes including Lake of the Ozarks and Table Rock Lake, as the company ramps up isobutanol sales to marine, outdoor equipment and off-road vehicle markets. Gevo, Inc.

2015 73

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

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Toyota Motor Europe reported 2019 sales of 1,089,422 Toyota and Lexus vehicles, an increase of +5.2% Total market share for the group rose to 5.3%, in a European market which was stable year on year. Total Lexus sales increased by 14.5%

2020 90

Report suggests low-speed electric vehicles could affect Chinese demand for gasoline and disrupt oil prices worldwide

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Low-speed electric vehicles (LSEVs) could reduce China’s demand for gasoline and, in turn, impact global oil prices, according to a new issue brief by an expert in the Center for Energy Studies at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy. “

2019 138

IHS Markit: vehicle miles traveled to increase 65% in key markets by 2040, while vehicle sales slow

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In a new study, IHS Markit forecasts that vehicle miles traveled (VMT) will by 2040 grow to an all-time high of around 11 billion miles per year (a 65% increase since 2017) in China, Europe, India and the United States—the key markets examined for the study—and will keep growing. At the same time, sales growth of new light-duty vehicles will slow substantially. However, cars powered solely by gasoline or diesel will have fallen below 50% of new cars sales by 2031.

2017 60

Corning hits 1-million-unit milestone with gasoline particulate filter production

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Corning Incorporated’s Environmental Technologies business reached a significant production milestone at its Kaiserslautern, Germany manufacturing facility with the production of its 1 millionth Corning DuraTrap GC gasoline particulate filter (GPF) for automotive emissions control.

2018 88

Euro car market has best H1 of century; diesels down 17%; AFVs up 31% for 5.4% of total; SUVs booming

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The European car market recorded its best H1 performance of the century, with 8.6 Despite uncertainty in the UK, where the market was down 6.3% on H1 2017, the growth recorded in Germany, France and Spain allowed the overall market to keep growing. of the German market.

2018 107

Volvo reveals new XC90; limited diesel, gasoline First Edition on sale only online

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The two launch engines are the D5 twin turbo diesel and the T6 supercharged and turbocharged gasoline unit. Power and torque charts for the T6 gasoline unit (left) and the D5 diesel (right). For the North American market, the suggested price of the First Edition is $65,900.

2014 109

SEAT launches all-new Leon; gasoline, diesel, CNG, mild-hybrid, plug-in hybrid; €1.1B investment

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billion in fourth generation of the Leon to bring it to market with more efficient engines, next levels of connectivity and driving assistance, dynamism and eye-catching aesthetics to the market. Gasoline. million units sales over its three-generation life.

2020 88

Diesel new vehicle market share in Europe in February dropped to 39.5%; SUVs still driving growth

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The market share of diesel vehicles fell to 39.5% in February, as gasoline car registrations increased by 16%. compared to the same month last year, meaning SUVs accounted for 33% of the total market in February. MPVs saw market share decline by 2.1

2018 90

Ethanol production in Germany fell 12.88% last year from 2018; market share of E10 up 1 percentage point

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The German Bioethanol Industry Association (BDBe) has published the 2019 market data for the production and consumption of certified sustainable bioethanol. In a fuel market that increased again slightly in 2019 with gasoline sales of 18.0

2020 88

PSI team develops web tool for consumers to compare environmental impact of passenger cars in detail

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The program guides the interested layperson through a selection of parameters: which type of engine should be used, gasoline-burning or diesel, for example, or one powered by natural gas, a fuel cell, or a battery. Emissions Lifecycle analysis Market Background Sales

2020 119

First pump sales of Gevo isobutanol-blended gasoline in US at Express Lube Service Station in Texas

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announced that Express Lube of Fredericksburg, Texas, is the first US service station to sell gasoline blended with Gevo’s renewable isobutanol at the pump. Gevo anticipates this to be the first of many retail locations to offer the product as the company rolls out its isobutanol to the marina, outdoor equipment and off-road gasoline markets. Gevo, Inc.

2015 84

ExxonMobil: diesel will surpass gasoline as the number one global transportation fuel by 2020

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Diesel will surpass gasoline as the number one transportation fuel worldwide by 2020 and continue to increase its share through 2040, according to ExxonMobil’s recently published Outlook For Energy: A View To 2040. Transportation fuel mix in millions of oil-equivalent barrels through 2020.

2013 158

Shell bashes bans on gasoline cars, proposes carbon pricing instead

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The prospect of bans on gasoline and diesel new-car sales have become a much greater threat not only to automakers but to oil companies as well, now that China has said it is studying such a move. The world's largest car market has not announced any timetables for such a ban, which will likely be implemented to give domestic automakers the maximum.

2017 75

Navigant forecasts global annual sales of LDVs of 122.6M by 2035, up 38% from 2015

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In a new report, Navigant Research forecasts global annual sales of light duty vehicles will reach 122.6 Navigant expects sales of conventional internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles will fall significantly over the forecast period, experiencing a CAGR of -6.6%.

2015 100

Volvo to unveil XC60 gasoline-electric Plug-in Hybrid Concept at Detroit show; system targeted for US and China markets

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At the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Volvo Car Corporation will unveil the Volvo XC60 gasoline-electric Plug-in Hybrid Concept. To make the plug-in technology viable for buyers in the US and China, Volvo notes , it needs to feature a gasoline engine.

2012 116

Ford doubles electric drive market share in US from 2012 to 2013; surging with plug-in hybrids

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Ford’s changing share of the hybrid-electric, plug-in hybrid electric, battery-electric vehicle segments and total ED market in the US in 2012 and YTD 2013. share of the conventional hybrid market in the US (434,645 total units sold, according to EDTA, with Ford accounting for 32,660).

2013 158

German automotive companies launch “clean-diesel” marketing campaign in US

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they will argue for the advantages of modern diesel passenger car technology over gasoline engines in terms of cleanliness, consumption and performance. The new vehicle market share of light-duty diesels in the US is quite low (2.6%) compared with a diesel share of 55% in Western Europe. However, sales of diesel passenger cars by German manufacturers—representing 100% of the market in diesel passenger cars in the US—have more than doubled over the last three years.

2012 78

Volvo Cars aiming for 50% of sales to be fully electric by 2025

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Volvo Cars aims for fully electric cars to make up 50% of its sales by 2025, the company announced in Beijing. The company’s strategy to generate half of its sales from electric cars by 2025 positions it as a powerful player in China, the world’s leading market for electrified cars.

2018 95

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

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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. The European market is still showing signs of strength despite a tough environment.

2020 88

Low Gas Prices Lead To Lower 2016 Toyota Prius Global Sales Targets

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The 2016 Toyota Prius, the fourth generation of the company's iconic hybrid-electric vehicle, is just starting to come onto the market around the world. But with the price of oil a fraction of what it was two years ago, and gasoline prices at recent lows in major markets, the title of highest fuel efficiency of any gasoline car is less alluring. sales New car sales

2015 63

Worldwide sales of Toyota Corp. hybrids top 7 million; Prius family accounts for 67.8%

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TMC cumulative hybrid sales by year. The blue bar represents the running cumulative total, the green bar the hybrid sales for each year. Cumulative sales of all TMC hybrid models. *2 3 Kluger Hybrid (for the Japanese market) production ceased in 2007. *4 Hybrids Sales

2014 109

JATO: European new car CO2 emissions highest average since 2014; shift from diesel to gasoline and SUVs rise

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The analysis covered 23 markets in Europe and found a direct correlation between diesel car registrations and average CO2 emissions. The introduction of WLTP in September 2018 has been a challenge for the market, as a large number of available vehicles had not been homologated yet.

2019 105

JATO: new diesel car volume in Europe in October dropped 9.9%; 41.4% market share lowest in 10 years

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New vehicle sales in Europe in October 2017 increased 5.6% Growth was driven by increased demand for gasoline, electric and hybrid vehic—and the ongoing strong performance of SUVs. Gasoline vehicle sales rose to 619,300 units, accounting for 51.5% of the market—an increase in market share of 5.1 of the total market, the lowest market share for October in the last ten years. of the market. Diesel Europe Sales

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