Rivian considers subscription model for direct-sales end run?

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EV upstart Rivian may use a subscription service to give customers more flexibility in their vehicle ownership experience and open up a direct-sales path to customers without running afoul of dealer franchise laws. Car Sales

2019 83

Sales of BMW Group electrified vehicles up 10.1% in September, down 1% year-to-date

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Global sales of BMW Group electrified models (fully-electric and plug-in hybrid) increased by 10.1% Sales of electrified vehicles for the first nine months have dropped by 1% at 96,570 units, compared to the same period last year. BMW i sales for the month of September rose 23.9%

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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. Total electric car sales in California increased 84% from 2017 (96,847) to 2018 (177,781).

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Electric car sales boom in California, as plug-in hybrids and small cars sputter

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Even as sales of small cars drop in California and across the country, sales of electric cars continue to climb, breaking past 5 percent of the market so far in 2019. Car Sales

2019 114

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.

2019 145

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. Diesel Engines Sales

2019 116

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.

2019 88

Was 2018 the peak for internal-combustion car sales?

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Electric-car sales are growing. Total car sales around the world are shrinking. Put the two together, and the conclusion from many analysts is that sales of cars powered by internal combustion engines around the world have already peaked. salesFrom 2019 onward, they're likely to do nothing but shrink, according to several automotive analysts.

2019 87

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.

2019 105

Sales of Hyundai hydrogen fuel cell Nexo pass 1K unit mark in 2019

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Business Korea reports that sales of Hyundai Motor’s Nexo hydrogen fuel cell vehicle this year reached 1,075 units on May 17, exceeding the 949 units sold for the whole of last year. Domestic sales of the Nexo hit 363 units in April alone, a monthly sales record.

2019 118

Tax credit credited for boosting Canadian EV sales by 30 percent

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After Canada introduced a nationwide $5,000 tax credit for electric cars, sales shot up by 30 percent, the country's Transport Ministry announced on Thursday. Canada Car SalesThe government announced the tax credit in March, after a new provincial election in Ontario last July brought a Conservative government to power which ended that province's $14,000 tax.

Nothing comes close to Tesla: 2018 Q3 plug-in sales

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Even with solid increases, other electric-car sales paled in comparison with numbers from Tesla in September and for the third quarter of 2018. The next highest sellers, were the Chevrolet Bolt EV, with 3,949 sales from July to September, and the Nissan Leaf just behind with 3,767 for the quarter. salesBy comparison, Tesla announced it sold 55,843.

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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.

2019 90

Nine Ways to Make More Sales This Year

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If “Make more sales” is on your New Year’s Resolutions list (and I’m betting that it is), the question becomes “How, exactly?” Do more prospecting If you want more sales, you need more prospects.

2018 113

Adamas: EV sales up just 20% in April 2019 but total battery capacity deployed up 69%

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Despite weak EV sales growth in April 2019 versus the same month the year prior (up just 19.6%), total battery capacity deployed in newly-sold EVs (in GWh) increased markedly over the same period, according to Adamas Intelligence’s “ EV Battery Capacity Monthly ”.

2019 88

Canada ZEV sales up 30% in 1H 2019 after launch of federal incentive program

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Sales of all zero-emission vehicles in Canada for the first six months of 2019 are up 30% compared with last year. To support the transition to a low-carbon transportation system, the Government of Canada has set sales targets for new zero-emission vehicles in Canada. Sales targets for new zero-emission vehicles in Canada: 10% of new light-duty vehicle sales by to zero-emission vehicles by 2025, 30% by 2030, and 100% by 2040. Canada Electric (Battery) Policy Sales

2019 86

Veloz: 2018 banner year for EV sales in California; up 84% from 2017; 312% increase from January to December

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According to Veloz’s monthly “ Sales Dashboard ” tracking news summary: Comparing start and end of year electric car sales for 2018, January sales were 5,991 and December sales were 24,686: a 312% increase. Electric (Battery) Sales

2019 123

CAR: US light-duty vehicle sales to dip in 2019

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The Center for Automotive Research’s (CAR’s) updated automotive sales outlook forecasts US light-duty vehicle sales at 16.8 CAR’s forecast includes a continuation of sales declines in 2020 and 2021 down to 16.5 CAR projects sales to rebound to 16.8 Forecasts Sales

2019 83

Report: EV sales will surpass gas-powered models in 2037

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Sales of new electric passenger cars will surpass those of internal combustion models by 2037 according to a new report on EVs from Bloomberg New Energy Finance. It forecasts that worldwide EV sales will.

2019 104

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

2019 68

California BEV sales in Q2 stable from Q1; 5.5% market share; 73% Tesla

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Sales of Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) in California during the second quarter of 2019 were largely stable from the prior quarter with a slight increase to 26,754 units from 26,053, although with a slight drop in market share from 5.6% to 5.5%, according to an analysis of new vehicle sales data from California New Car Dealers Association (CNCDA) by the California Center for Jobs and the Economy (CCJE). Cumulative PEV Sales at 11.9%

2019 77

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV hits 200,000 global sales

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced that the world’s first plug-in hybrid SUV, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, has achieved sales of 200,000 units worldwide since its launch in 2013.

2019 129

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

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Another month of decline is worrying but the fact that sales of alternatively fueled cars are going into reverse is a grave concern. Diesel Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins Sales

2019 103

JATO: 2018 record year for EVs; sales up 74% to 1.26M units; overall market stable, as SUVs rule

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2018 marked a record year for the sale of battery-powered electric vehicles, according to data from JATO Dynamics. million sales throughout the year, up by 74% (about 1.5% of total global sales). million sales, followed by Europe with 17.7 million sales and the US with 17.3

2019 118

EV incentive credited for boosting Canadian sales by 30 percent (Updated)

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After Canada introduced a nationwide $5,000 discount for electric cars, sales shot up by 30 percent, the country's Transport Ministry announced on Thursday. Canada Car Sales

2019 66

Global sales of BMW Group electrified vehicles up 1.4% in January; BMW i3 the top seller

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Overall sales of BMW Group Electrified vehicles increased by 1.4% —Pieter Nota, Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG responsible for Sales and Brand BMW. It looks set to build on the success of the MINI Countryman Cooper S E plug-in hybrid, which grew its sales by 25.7%

2019 96

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

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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 67

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. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars PollsIt'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.

2016 83

Leading the way: Tesla trounces luxury competitors in year-end sales tally

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Now that Tesla has released its final sales numbers for the end of last year, we finally have a yardstick to measure the company’s sales success. Car SalesIn the third quarter, Tesla made a point of noting that, with the Model 3 approaching full production, it became the fifth bestselling—non-SUV—car model in America. On New Year’s.

2019 86

Plug-in electric car sales for April: Leaf sales lag, spendy Porsches take off

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A month after General Motors announced it would only release quarterly sales results, the landscape for plug-in electric and hybrid cars appears to be little changed. While we may not see a big swing in Chevrolet Bolt EV and Volt sales, the green carmakers—like much of the industry—reported mixed sales figures. sales plug-in cars Car Sales

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BMW Group electrified vehicle US sales down 42.7% in February; X models account for 55.5% of BMW brand sales

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BMW Group sales of electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles in the US totaled 1,110 in February 2019, a decrease of 42.7% 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 in the US increased 0.2% The Spartanburg, SC-built BMW X3 and BMW X5 Sports Activity Vehicles continue to drive sales growth for BMW in the US. of BMW brand sales in the US in February.

2019 70

Subsidy's swansong: Canadian plug-in sales take a dip

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After generous tax credits expired in Canada’s largest province of Ontario, September, not April, turned out to be the coldest month for electric-car sales North of the Border. sales CanadaThe tax credit was worth up to $10,000 ($14,000 Canadian.) British Columbia was a bright spot, with the provincial government announcing plans to maintain current.

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BloombergNEF: electrics to take 57% of global passenger car sales, 81% of municipal bus sales by 2040

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BloombergNEF (BNEF) is out with an aggressive forecast that projects electric vehicles taking up 57% of the global passenger car sales by 2040—slightly higher than it forecast a year ago—and electric buses with 81% of municipal bus sales by the same date.

2019 134

Electric car sales remain ahead of hybrids after five years

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DON'T MISS: Electric Car Sales? sales New car sales plug-in carsSometimes, it's all about a chart. A recent survey of car buyers suggests that consumer interest in electric cars is rising, and is highest among young adults. They're the car buyers of the future, so that would seem to be good news for the long-term prospects of plug-in cars. Doing Better Than The Prius Was, Thank.

2016 87

Cumulative plug-in vehicle sales topped 500K units in US in September

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Cumulative sales of plug-in vehicles in the US topped 500,000 units in September, according to figures gathered by the US Department of Energy (DOE). Electric vehicle sales have been accelerating in 2016. Monthly and cumulative PEV sales in the US.

2016 139

Cumulative PEV sales in California at 8.6% of 5M 2030 goal; BEVs at 4.4%

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cumulative plug-in vehicle (plug-in hybrids and battery electric vehicles) sales in California have reached 8.6% Full battery-electric vehicle sales are at 4.4%. In Q2 2018, PEV sales were 35,466 vehicles, up from 22,427 from Q2 2017 and up by 8,255 from Q4 2017.

2018 96

Should Tesla report monthly sales like other carmakers? Poll results

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To those of us who cover the world of electric cars, Tesla's refusal to release its sales data in the conventional format is a continual irritant. Starting in June 2012, when the company said it didn't plan to release monthly sales because its backers didn't care, Tesla Motors has provided only partial data. sales Tesla Motors New car sales plug-in cars Polls

2016 78

Renault Zoe still dominates Europe electric-car sales; longer range boosts sales

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Europe sales France New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Renault-Nissan Renault ZoeAsk a North American driver to name companies that make electric cars, and you'll probably hear Tesla, maybe Nissan, and perhaps Chevy or BMW or Toyota. Chinese drivers may be more likely to say BYD (and perhaps Tesla), but Europeans will likely name Renault. And Tesla.) The Renault Zoe, now in its fifth year but entirely unknown to U.S.

2017 66

Nissan’s global sales driven by strong momentum in crossover and SUV models

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Overall, Nissan’s record crossover and SUV sales were led by a 94% improvement in Latin America and 16% improvements in both North America and China. The Kicks benefited from its first full year of sales in Mexico, Latin America and China, reaching nearly 109,000 sales worldwide.

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2012 153

Tesla sales, VW tech, electric Harley-Davidson: Today's Car News

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With final sales reports out from the whole auto industry, we built some context around Tesla's end-of-the-year sales numbers. sales tax creditThe Model 3 is setting the pace among luxury cars. Volkswagen buys wireless tech from Volvo. Harley-Davidson announces pricing and a date for buyers interested in purchasing its LiveWire electric motorcycle. And our.

2019 55

Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Mar: Leaf Surpasses Volt In Total Sales Since 2010

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sales surpassed those of the Chevrolet Volt. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) compliance car For more than four years, the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt have been the highest-volume plug-in electric cars sold in the U.S. Last month, for the first time in roughly three years, the Nissan Leaf''s total U.S. With March deliveries of 1,817 Leafs, compared to 639 Volts, the Leaf surged past the Volt to a.

2015 87

BMW Group sales of electrified vehicles in US drop 29.7% in May y-o-y

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BMW Group sales of electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles decreased 29.7 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 in the US increased 1.7% BMW Sports Activity Vehicles in total—including X1 through X7—account for 56% of BMW sales YTD. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Salespercent in May 2019 vs. May 2018.

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