Light-truck sales declined less during the current pandemic than car sales

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This note examines the sales of all new light-duty vehicles (cars and light trucks) in the United States in March, April, and May 2020—the first three months of the current pandemic—and compares them with the sales in February 2020. Behavior COVID-19 Market Background Sale

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Total BEV sales in California at 8.9% of 2030 goal

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The California Center for Jobs & The Economy has released an updated report ( earlier post ) on the progress of ZEV sales in the state during the first half of 2020, drawing on sales data from the California New Car Dealers Association (CNCDA). Sales nationally were down 23.5%.

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American Honda electrified vehicle sales in May up 176.5% y-o-y; 6.7% of total sales

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American Honda reported a surge in electrified vehicle sales for May 2021, with 11,921 units posted compared to 4,311 units in May 2020—an increase of 176.5%. Total electrified vehicles sales for Jan-May 2021 reached 47,797 units, up 182.7% of total sales for May, and 7.0% of total sales for Jan-May. The electrified vehicle results include total sales of hybrid, battery-electric and fuel cell vehicles from the Honda and Acura brands.

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Lightning eMotors reports $4.6M of revenue in Q1 2021 from sales of 31 commercial electric vehicles

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and sales of 31 zero-emission commercial vehicles, across five specialty vehicle applications for its wholly-owned subsidiary Lightning Systems. Q1 2021 Highlights: Despite supply chain headwinds, Lightning Systems reported Q1 sales of 31 purpose-built, commercial electric vehicles.

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Mercedes-Benz Cars tripled global sales of xEVs in 2020; 7.4% of sales

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We more than tripled sales of our plug-in hybrids and all-electric cars. Sales of plug-in hybrids almost quadrupled to more than 115,000 units. kWh/100 km) achieved sales of about 1,700 vehicles. Deliveries of the all-electric smart models totalled approximately 27,000 units, a strong double-digit increase (+45.6%) compared with the previous sales record in 2019 (18,400 units). Sales in the North America region totalled 317,592 units (-14.7%).

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Ford sets electrified vehicle sales record in May with 10,364 units

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Ford electrified vehicle sales grew 184% in May, achieving a new electrified vehicles sales record of 10,364 vehicles. Growth came from Mustang Mach-E (BEV), which totaled 1,945 vehicle sales, while F-150 PowerBoost (hybrid) totaled 2,852 for the month, Escape electrified (hybrid and plug-in hybrid) sales totaled 3,617—up 125% over last year. Explorer Hybrid sales also had a big increase of 132% over a year ago on sales of 1,156 SUVs.

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Mustang Mach-E EV sales total 3,739 units in first full month

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Sales of Ford’s Mustang Mach-E totaled 3,739 vehicles in its first full month on the market. With the fully electric Mustang Mach-E, Ford F-150 PowerBoost Hybrid and Escape and Explorer hybrids, overall electrified vehicle sales rose 56.1% Despite winter weather that impacted much of the nation’s central region, F-Series gained both retail sales and share. Retail sales were up 7.9%. In February 2021, total Ford Motor vehicle sales (163,520 units) were down 14.1%

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Electric two-wheeler sales FY2021

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Electric two-wheeler sales FY2021. The electric two-wheeler sales have been decreased in FY2021 by 5.4% But however, the sales of the high-speed electric two-wheelers witnessed a growth of 47%. JMK Research estimates that E2W sales would reach 30 lakh units in the next 5 years.

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Volvo Cars chargeable models accounted for 25.5% of sales in July, 43% in Europe

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Overall, Volvo Cars reported global sales of 56,883 cars in July, down 8.7% The decrease was mainly a result of lower sales numbers in Europe, as well as an unusually strong global sales performance in July last year, when dealers started to open for deliveries after Covid-19 lockdowns. US sales reached 11,575 cars in the month of July, up 19.4% For the first seven months, US sales rose by 42.3% Electric (Battery) Plug-ins Sales Vehicle Manufacturers

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Lexus passes cumulative global sales of 2M electrified vehicles; HEVs and BEV

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Lexus announced that the luxury brand eclipsed the milestone of 2 million global sales of electrified vehicles—hybrids and battery-electric—at the end of April 2021. The future expectation is that the sales of electrified models will exceed that of the pure-gasoline variety.

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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

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Electric vehicles sales report FY2020-21

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Electric vehicles sales report FY2020-21. It has recorded the sales of 236,802 electric vehicles which includes the sales of electric two-wheelers (E2W), electric three-wheelers (E3W) and electric four-wheelers (E4W). Electric vehicles sales report FY2020-21. Sales.

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Volvo Cars global sales up by 43% in May; plug-ins accounted for 23.7% globally

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Volvo Cars achieved its eleventh consecutive month of sales growth as the company’s global sales increased by 43% in May, compared with the same month last year. The growth was mainly driven by a strong demand in the US and, in Europe, a recovery from a sales drop in May last year related to the Covid-19 pandemic. In China, where sales returned to growth around this time last year, the company reported a steady increase of 11.7%. of its total sales.

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Veloz: CA EV sales continue to grow

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According to tracking by Veloz, electric car sales in California in Q1 2019 continued their upward trend, with year-over-year increases each month and a 13% increase over Q1 2018. According to Veloz’ monthly “Sales Dashboard”, each month of Q1 saw greater electric car sales than the same month of the previous year. Total electric car sales in California increased 84% from 2017 (96,847) to 2018 (177,781). Electric (Battery) Sales

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Start of sales for new Mercedes-Benz eVito Tourer

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Electric (Battery) SalesWith the market launch of the eVito and the eSprinter in 2019, Mercedes-Benz Vans has sent a clear signal of locally emission-free commercial freight transport in urban areas.

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Electric vehicles sales, transportation & policy initiatives 

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Electric vehicles sales, transportation & policy initiatives . Today in this article we will see the sales of electric vehicles under the FAME II scheme and overall sales. Let us know in detail about Electric vehicles sales transportation and policy initiatives. .

Argonne: Cumulative PEV sales in the US reach 1.6 million units; BEVs outpace PHEVs

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In August 2020, cumulative US plug-in vehicle sales reached 1.6 Source: Argonne National Laboratory, Light Duty Electric Drive Vehicles Monthly Sales Updates , August 2020. from the sales in August 2019. PEVs captured 1.91% of total LDV sales in this month.

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Nissan LEAF first electric car to pass 400,000 unit sales

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The Nissan LEAF is the first electric car to surpass 400,000 sales. It will go on sale in six new markets in Latin America in the first half of this year and seven in Asia and Oceania by the end of the year. Sales of the LEAF e+ began in late January in Japan. US sales will begin this spring, and Europe will follow shortly thereafter. Electric (Battery) Sales

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US light-duty diesel sales climb in 2018 to 500,000 units; 3% of sales

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Sales of diesel light-duty vehicles (Class 1-3) in the US in 2018 reached their highest annual level, coming in at more than 500,000 units—just over 3% of total vehicle sales—according to figures by Baum & Associates provided by the Diesel Technology Forum. The F-150 diesel is new for 2018; sales represented approximately 5% of total F-150 sales. Sales of these light-duty diesels represent approximately 0.8% Diesel Engines Sales

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Sales of chargeable vehicles more than triple in EU in Q3 to take 9.9% new market share

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of total passenger car sales in the European Union, with registrations falling by 13.7% Gasoline car sales posted an even stronger drop (-24.3%), going from more than 1.7 This was mainly the result of declining sales of natural gas-fueled cars (-13.2%), while registrations of LPG vehicles remained almost unchanged (+0.8%). Electric (Battery) Europe Hybrids Market Background Plug-ins SalesIn the third quarter of 2020, 9.9%

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Nissan targets 40% of US sales to be fully electric by 2030

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Nissan North America has set a target that more than 40% of its US vehicle sales by 2030 will be fully electric, with even more to be electrified. 2021 Nisaan LEAF.

Volvo Cars global sales grew 30.2% in January; PHEVs and EVs account for 23% of all sales globally, 41% in Europe

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Starting 2021 on a strong note, Volvo Cars reported the best January in its history as Europe, China and the US all reported increasing sales. Global sales rose by 30.2% In China, sales grew by 91.3% to 19,160 cars in January, as Volvo Cars’ biggest market more than recovered from a pandemic-related sales drop in the first month of last year. US sales reached 8,151 cars in January, an increase of 32.4% European sales for the month increased by 9.0%

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US used vehicle sales are more than double the number of new vehicle sales

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Used vehicle sales for 2018 were 40.2 million vehicles, while new vehicle sales were 17.2 Used vehicle sales include pre-owned vehicles sold by dealerships, franchises, independent used vehicle dealers, and private party transactions. In the US, the used light-duty vehicle market is more than twice the size of the new light-duty vehicle market for each year shown. million.

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Global Electric Car Sales in 2020

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In 2020, global electric car sales were higher than ever before. In fact, EVs in 2020 recorded the most sales and the largest market share ever. … Global Electric Car Sales in 2020 Read More » Sales and Market Trends Market Share Sales

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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.

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BMW Group US electrified vehicle sales down 22.6% in June

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BMW Group sales of electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles decreased 22.6% These models and a plug-in-hybrid variant of the BMW X3 will begin sales in the US at a future date. Overall, sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 7.5% Electric (Battery) Hybrids Salesin June 2019 vs. June 2018.

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IDTechEx: Sales of electric motorcycles in Europe grew 50% y-o-y in 2020

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IDTechEx expects electric motorcycle sales in Europe to have grown at least 50% year-on-year in 2020, building on the momentum of recent years. Electric (Battery) Europe Market Background Sales

BMW, MINI electrified vehicle sales up 13.9% in Q1; 6.4% share

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—Pieter Nota, member of the Board of Management of BMW AG responsible for Customer, Brands and Sales. share of BMW and MINI sales in Q1. Electric (Battery) Plug-ins Sales

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GlobalData: Coronavirus leads to nosedive in global vehicle sales with lowest January registrations since 2012

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Driving the drop in sales was the emergence in December 2019 of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Wuhan, China. This has created a knock-on effect for both vehicle sales and production, with dealerships devoid of customers and factories at a standstill with no one to operate them. Only 6.2

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GlobalData: COVID-19 puts EV sales and CO2 fleet emission targets at risk

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Behavior Electric (Battery) Forecasts Health Market Background SalesGlobalData research shows that lower oil prices as a result of the COVID-19 crisis could reduce electric vehicle demand and impair EU efforts to significantly reduce average new vehicle CO 2 emissions in the European car market. GlobalData’s analysis suggests that low oil prices will lead to a longer waits for the reduced fuel costs offered by electric vehicles (EVs) to amortize their higher purchase prices.

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

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Consequently, only a portion of the vehicles being counted to meet the zero emission goal—roughly half based on current sales volumes—will in fact produce zero emissions when driven. True ZEV sales, however, account for only 7.6%. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins Policy Sales

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KBA: Alternative drives accounted for around 25% of new vehicle sales in Germany in 2020; 13.5% with electric drive

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Electric (Battery) Europe Hybrids Market Background Plug-ins SalesIn 2020, e-mobility became more popular in Germany, despite a 20% decline in registration numbers in the year of the COVID 19 pandemic. Alternative drives (battery-electric, hybrid, plug-in hybrid, hydrogen fuel cell, gas, and hydrogen) took up around a quarter of all new light-duty vehicle registrations in Germany in 2020, according to figures from the KBA (Federal Motor Transport Authority).

Toyota develops packaged fuel cell system module for sale

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Toyota Motor Corporation has developed a product that packages a fuel cell (FC) system into a compact module; the company plans to begin selling it in the spring of 2021 or later.

CRU: Chinese EV sales hit hard by COVID-19 outbreak, but only for short-term

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The COVID-19 has hit the Chinese EV sector hard; CRU, a provider of business intelligence on the global metals, mining and fertilizer industries, believes that weak sales will last at least until early Q2 2020. EV sales in China dropped 75.2%

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Global BMW Group electrified vehicle sales pass 400K mark

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In May, cumulated BMW Group electrified sales topped the 400,000 mark with a total of 406,756 fully-electric and plug-in hybrid models delivered to customers since the BMW i3 first went on sale in November 2013. Five and a half years after it was launched, demand for the iconic BMW i3 continues to grow with global sales in May up 40.0%. Overall sales of BMW Group electrified vehicles grew by 9.8% Electric (Battery) Plug-ins Sales

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Audi sells 856 e-tron EVs in US in May; 4.5% of total sales

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In the US, Audi sold 856 e-tron mid-size electric SUVs in May, the first full month of sales for the brand’s first battery-electric vehicle. of the total 18,892 new vehicle sales in the month. Overall, Audi sales in the US were down 2.2% The Q5 SUV was Audi’s top-seller, with a 16% increase in sales to 5,721 units for the month. The Q7 SUV gained incrementally, with sale up 0.7% to 3,241 units, while the new Q8 SUV racked up 1,319 units in sales.

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Pre-sales begin for Volkswagen Tiguan PHEV SUV in Europe

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Volkswagen’s plug-in hybrid version of its Tiguan SUV—the Tiguan eHybrid. earlier post )—is now available to configure and order in Europe; the starting price in Germany is €42,413.11 (US$51,500). The Tiguan eHybrid has an all-electric range (WLTP) of up to 50 km (31 miles).

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Plug-in hybrids top 20% of Volvo's US sales

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As part of its monthly sales recap, the automaker announced Monday that plug-in hybrids accounted for 20.8% of its United States sales in May. sales in May. The national sales figures mean. Volvo's plug-in hybrids are steadily gaining market share.

Differential effects of the current pandemic on the sales of light-duty vehicles and heavy trucks

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Therefore, an examination of the recent changes in the sales of vehicles in these two classes provides some information about the economic impact (both actual and anticipated) of the current pandemic on individuals and companies. (I I have shown recently that during this pandemic light-truck sales declined less than car sales.). The raw data for the calculations—annualized, seasonally adjusted vehicle sales—came from the Federal Reserve Bank of St.

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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% With sales of 1,002,216 vehicles, Toyota sold more than one million vehicles for the first time since 2008 delivering 4.5% Total Lexus sales increased by 14.5%

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Report: Globally, internal combustion car sales have already peaked

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Global sales of internal-combustion cars have already peaked, while electric cars are on their way to attaining two thirds of the global car market by 2040, according to a new Bloomberg report.

Dealer-Funded Study Paints Misleading Picture of Direct Sales

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Tesla Model Y sales topped with 790 registrations within a week

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Tesla Model Y sales topped with 790 registrations within a week. The Tesla Model Y sales have topped in August with 790 registrations within less than a week since its arrival. The Model 3 is the first electric car to pass 1 million cumulative sales.