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About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Car-Makers Say. Our PRIUS+ Project Photos PHEV Resources Global Warming Take Action News and Events Contact Us Latest from CalCars-News: [ see all latest ] All About Plug-In Hybrids (PHEVs) On this highly popular but long page we address five fundamental topics: Also see: - Frequently Asked Questions - How to Get a Plug-In Hybrid - What Car-Makers Are Saying - Where Plug-in Hybrids Are 1 What are plug-in hybrids?

GM’s new RWD PHEV system for Cadillac CT6 designed for fun-to-drive high performance as well as efficiency; Volt on steroids

Green Car Congress

In a preview of three detailed papers to be presented at the SAE World Congress in April, Tim Grewe, GM’s General Director of electrification, and Pete Savagian, GM General Director of electric drives and systems engineering, provided a technical overview of the new rear-wheel drive PHEV propulsion system for the Cadillac CT6 ( earlier post ) at the recent SAE 2016 Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Technologies Symposium in Anaheim. The CT6 PHEV powertrain combines a 198 kW (266 hp) 2.0L

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Sweden December 2020

EV Sales

This time both it was BEVs outpacing PHEVs, with these last ones jumping 222% in December, to 10.337 units, while BEVs (+310%!) With plugin hybrids representing over 20% of the total market, maybe now's the time to reduce incentives for PHEVs? VW ID.3

Germany April 2021

EV Sales

In the 3rd spot we have a(nother) surprise, with the Mercedes GLC PHEV jumping to the 3rd spot, becoming last month's best selling PHEV, 300 units ahead of its stablemate Mercedes A250e and over 400 above the VW Golf PHEV.

Tesla Model 3 maintains #1 spot in France after strong May performance

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In May, the share of plugin vehicles rose to 17%, with 8.2% For now, the growth in plugin vehicles in France is mainly attributed to Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs). These powertrains dominated plugin registrations in May, accounting for 53% for the month.

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Europe March 2021

EV Sales

The European passenger plugin market continues on the rise, having registered over 227,000 units in March (+169% YoY), placing last month plugin share at 16% share (7.6% In March, the Belgian-built Volvo scored 5,567 registrations, earning its 3rd Best Selling PHEV title in a row.

Netherlands January 2021

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Volvo XC40 PHEV wins January in reshuffled market After the usual sales rush in the last days of 2020 , one would imagine January would bring a big hangover for the local plugin market.But turns out, it hasn't, because it grew 40% YoY!

Netherlands May 2021

EV Sales

The Dutch PEV market continues on the fast lane, with 5,986 plugin registrations, placing last month PEV Share at 24% (13% BEV), pulling the year to date PEV share to 18% (7.9% The Renault Captur PHEV was up two spots, to #8, thus making 9 Crossovers/SUVs in the top positions.

France April 2021

EV Sales

Peugeot shines in hot market The French plugin market continues on the fast lane, with April's plugin share reaching 15% last month (6.8% Maybe it's time to cut subsidies on PHEVs?

France May 2021

EV Sales

Zoe #1 in May, Model 3 #1 YTD The French plugin market continues on the fast lane, with May's plugin share reaching 17% last month (8.2% Maybe it's time to cut subsidies on plugin hybrids?

Europe February 2021

EV Sales

Tesla Model 3 wins in February Despite a depressing overall market (-20% YoY in February), the European passenger plugin market continues on the rise, having registered over 115,000 units in February (+66% YoY), placing last month plugin share at 14% share (5.9%

Germany December 2020

EV Sales

Open the Plugin Gates! In a completely disrupted market, while diesel (-31% YoY) and petrol (-20%) were down in December, all electrified categories were shooting up, with HEVs up 133% YoY, while PHEVs jumped six-fold(!), Passat, Golf PHEV, ID.4, 27% share!

Germany March 2021

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One example is the fact that the VW Golf PHEVs cousin models are all present in the Top 20 (Audi A3 in #12, Seat Leon PHEV in #18 and Skoda Octavia in #19), while the VW ID.3

Norway December 2020

EV Sales

Looking at the fuels breakdown, if plugins were up in December, the rest is falling quickly: HEVs had just 6% share of the market, petrol vehicles were down to just 3% share (it had 15% a year ago), while diesel had only 5%, while in the same month last year, the black fuel had 22% share.At

Netherlands April 2021

EV Sales

The Dutch PEV market continues on the fast lane, with 5,090 plugin registrations, placing last month PEV Share at 21% (10% BEV), pushing the year to date PEV share to 17% (6.6% brand, Lynk & Co, with the first 66 registrations of its plugin hybrid SUV, the 01.

Europe January 2021

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PHEVs shine in disrupted market The European passenger plug-in market registered 112,000 registrations in January (+50% YoY), with PHEVs (+85%) growing faster than BEVs (+18%), with PHEVs starting the year ahead of BEVs (42% BEVs / 58% PHEVs).

Global Top 20 November 2020

EV Sales

With plugin registrations going up 133%, the highest monthly growth rate in over 8 years, with both technologies running hot, with BEVs jumping 125%, to 289.000 units, while PHEVs jumped 155%, to a 125.000 units. BEV) , pulling the 2020 plugin share to 3.8% (2.6%

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Germany February 2021

EV Sales

Volkswagen leads the way The German plugin market scored 40,000 units, with both technologies rising fast (+124% for BEVs and +162% YoY for PHEVs) , with last month plugin share ending at 21% (9.4% and e-Up, while the second have the Golf PHEV and Passat PHEV as actors.

Global Top 20 March 2021

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The future will depend much on the development of the pandemic and on the economic recovery, but whatever happens, expect plugins to weather the storm better than the overall market, increasing its PEV share on the way.

Netherlands December 2020

EV Sales

December had an amazing 30,860 plugin registrations, a 34% increase over the previous all-time record, set at the same month of last year, which itself was beating a 4 year old record. VW ID.3 shines in record month (72% Share!)

Global Top 20 - December 2020

EV Sales

With plugin registrations jumping 105% last month, it was the first time since 1411 2011 that we had 3 consecutive months (October, November & December) of doubling sales, with is a great sign for what 2021 could be. BEV) , pulling the final 2020 plugin share to 4% (2.8%

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Global Top 20 April 2021

EV Sales

Models: Wuling Mini EV #1 in April Registrations were up for an impressive 249% last month, to some 392,000 units, the 4th best month ever, with BEVs jumping 235%, to some 251,000 units, so we might be seeing the plugin market hit 5 million units this year.

Europe December 2020

EV Sales

While the overall automotive market is still in red (-4% YoY), in December, Europe's passenger plugin market had an historic month, having registered a record 281,000 registrations (+264% YoY!), And having said that about PHEVs, the same goes for fully electric vehicles!

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BMW Group and PG&E launching ChargeForward Phase 3 pilot; V2G testing

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This advanced smart charging initiative is available to all BMW’s battery electric (BEV) and plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEV) drivers in Northern and Central California who are also PG&E residential, electric customers. A smart-charging plugin hybrid can integrate more renewable energy than a normal-charging all-battery electric vehicle, despite the smaller battery size.

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China March 2021

EV Sales

Plugins are a hot item in China, having scored a near-record 211,000 units last month, jumping 244% regarding the same month last year, making it the second best month ever, only behind last December. 11% share!

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France March 2021

EV Sales

In a red hot market, where BEVs jumped 183% YoY and PHEVs shooted 6-fold in March, plugin sales had their second best month ever, with 29,737 units, allowing the plugin share to reach 16% last month (8.5% Tesla Model 3 #1 in France!

Netherlands March 2021

EV Sales

shine The Dutch PEV market dropped 4% in March, to 4,834 plugin registrations, but that result wasn't all that bad, considering that the overall market fell even more (-18% YoY), placing last month PEV Share at 20% (9% BEV), pushing the year to date PEV share to 15% (5.6%

Netherlands February 2021

EV Sales

Volvo XC40 siblings shine The Dutch PEV market dropped 20% in February, to 2,952 plugin registrations, but that result wasn't all that bad, considering that the overall market fell even more (-26% YoY), placing last month PEV Share at 14% (5.6%

France February 2021

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Regarding the plugin share, last month it reached 13% (6.3% The last place of the podium went for the Peugeot 3008 PHEV, with 1,104 units, thus making two Peugeot's in the podium, but also securing the BEV and PHEV monthly wins, beating the Renault arch rival in both categories.

China April 2021

EV Sales

Plugins are a hot item in China, having scored over 175,000 units last month, jumping 173% regarding the same month last year, with BEVs in particular growing an amazing 204% rate. April was the second month in a row that the plugin share reached the two-digits mark, by hitting 10% (8.2%

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France January 2021

EV Sales

This highlighted Peugeot's great month, with 4 models in the top 13 spots (the 2008 EV crossover was #11 and the 508 PHEV midsizer was #13), while Stellantis, the new group that resulted from the fusion between PSA and FCA, had 8 models in the Top 20(!), Peugeot beats Renault!

Global Top 20 - February 2021

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The future will depend much on the development of the pandemic and the seriousness of the economic crisis, but whatever happens, expect plugins to weather the storm better than the overall market, increasing its PEV share on the way.

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Europe April 2021

EV Sales

1-2 win for Volkswagen The European passenger plugin market continues on the rise, having registered over 159,000 units in April, and 616,000 units YTD (+136% YoY), placing last month plugin share at 15% share (7.1%

The end of EV Sales

EV Sales

Back in those days, the EV Revolution was far less certain than it is now, and PHEV sales were ahead of BEVs, but on the 2013 Preview post, i was mentioning several important additions, like the Renault Zoe, BMW i3, VW e-Up and a certain Tesla Model S.

Germany January 2021

EV Sales

While BEVs jumped significantly (+118% YoY), PHEVs did even better (+138%), allowing plugin hybrids to continue ahead of full electrics (44% of registrations were BEV and 56% PHEV). 22% Share!

Colombia February 2021

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Tesla Model 3 was best-selling EV in the Netherlands in March

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New data from the EV Sales Blog shows the Model 3 was the most popular electric car in the Netherlands, surpassing the Volvo XC40 PHEV, and the recently released Volkswagen ID.4.

China December 2020

EV Sales

Last month, plugin share reached a record 9.4% (7% BEV), pulling the 2020 share to 6.3% (5.1% Oh, and if we were to add the 3,082 units of the PHEV version, then the Han would have been 3rd, with 11,483 units, not bad for a flagship model, right? #5

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Markets Roundup December 2020

EV Sales

106.000 units - With plugin sales already being the largest volume of the overall market (54% BEVs, 20% PHEVs), one can't expect surging sales, but still, sales were up 33% in 2020, so expect them to continue taking share from the remaining powertrains, albeit more slowly from now on.

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China February 2021

EV Sales

Last month plugin share reached 9% (7.5% BEV), and considering January and February are China's weakest months, we can now safely assume that the local plugin market will cross North of the two-digits mark this year, maybe even during the first half of the year!

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2021 Q1 Sales by OEM

EV Sales

and the popularity of its PHEV lineup. Comparing with the BEV+PHEV table, the big defeated is the BMW Group, that due to its heavy reliance on PHEVs, it disappears from the Top 5, being replaced by the more BEV-friendly BYD.

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2020 Sales by OEM

EV Sales

Comparing with the BEV+PHEV table, the big defeated is the BMW Group, that due to its heavy reliance on PHEVs, disappears from the Top 5, while BYD replaces it.

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Expert panel report finds achieving 1M plug-in vehicles in US by 2015 would require concentrated action to overcome barriers

Green Car Congress

So now finally we have the technology to deliver everything to customers and with things like plugins you don’t have the range anxiety so that does kind of relieve most of the tradeoffs, certainly. BEVs vs. PHEVS. However, the obstacles to mass commercialization of BEVs are even greater than the obstacles for PHEVs. In this regard, PHEVs may be closer than BEVs to overcoming the valley, since the current energy storage capabilities for BEVs are inadequate.

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