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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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. The raw data were annualized, seasonally adjusted sale values, published by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. The main findings are as follows: Total sales declined from 16.750 million in February to 8.726 million in April—a drop of 47.9%—before

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California will ban the sale of gasoline vehicles by 2035

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California governor Gavin Newsom Wednesday morning signed an executive order that will ban the sale of new gasoline-powered cars in the state by 2035.

2020 97

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. The new eVito Tourer, which can be ordered now, reaches a new dimension in battery-electric commercial passenger transport in terms of mile performance and range: used as a hotel shuttle, a large-capacity taxi or a vehicle for ride-sharing services.

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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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Where will sales of electric cars, hybrids land after the vehicle-sales free fall?

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Plug-In Hybrids Car SalesThe coronavirus pandemic that hit the U.S. in mid-March, and the economic slowdown that followed, have likely affected vehicle-purchase decisions for millions of U.S. households. What that means about the types of vehicles they buy remains to be seen.

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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. Sales of all-electric vehicles remained steady with a slight increase of about 3,000 more vehicles sold than in 2018. Total plug-in vehicle sales in 2019 were nearly 326,000, or almost 2% of the nearly 17 million vehicles sold that year.

2020 74

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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EVs predicted to gain market share, despite 18% sales drop in 2020

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Electric-car sales will decrease in 2020 due to the global coronavirus pandemic, but not as much as sales of internal-combustion vehicles. Car SalesThat's among the top-level predictions from an annual Bloomberg New Energy Finance report released Wednesday. It also predicts that electric cars will continue to gradually gain market share in the coming.

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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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Nissan Leaf crosses 400,000 cumulative global sales

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With Tesla looming in its rearview mirrors, the little Nissan Leaf is chuffing ahead in the global electric-car sales race. The company that built the original modern electric car announced on Tuesday that it sold its 400,000th copy of the Leaf worldwide, just as the longer-range Leaf Plus version goes on sale to spar with Tesla's new Short Range. sales

2019 73

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.

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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

2019 90

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

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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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.

2020 104

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. In its quarterly California Auto Outlook, the California New Car Dealers Association reported that even while sales of cars—besides SUVs and pickups—have fallen in the. Car Sales

2019 86

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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Tesla sales took 30% of China's EV market in March

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Those sales represented 30% of China's. Tesla's decision to open a factory in China is quickly proving to be a good one.

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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%

2020 91

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. Rivian planned to utilize a direct-sales approach from the very beginning, but as Tesla has demonstrated, that path is fraught with. Car Sales

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Used-car sales: Tesla Model 3, Toyota RAV4 Hybrid most affected into pandemic slowdown

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The two top-selling green cars in the United States saw the greatest sales slowdown leading into the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new study from iSeeCars. million used cars listed for sale between February 1 and March 18, 2020, and noted what percentage of a given model sold within a month of being listed. Car Sales

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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

2019 74

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. Instead, while e-commerce sales have recently continued to increase rapidly, traditional retail sales have stayed unchanged. First, the analysis considered sales per capita (as opposed to total 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. While the drop in January vehicle sales on a global scale is alarming, sinking 13.9% Sales in the world’s single largest vehicle market sank 33.1% North America’s January 2020 sales sank by 3.6%

2020 78

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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IHS Markit: global auto sales to drop 22% this year

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IHS Markit cut its forecasts for global light vehicle sales and production as the impact COVID-19 impact has depressed demand. According the new analysis, global light vehicle sales are now forecast to be 69.6 The IHS Markit forecast for Greater China sales in 2020 sees volume at 21.4 The forecast is for Europe to see sales fall 24.6% North America is forecast to see sales drop 26.7% market sales forecast is 12.5

2020 60

CRU: lithium price downtrend continues, with disappointing EV sales in China the driver

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With 4G handsets now representing 95% of domestic sales, market saturation has resulted in mobile phone sales through to July dropping by 5% year-to-date. Chinese EV sales through to July totalled 696,000 this year. Batteries Electric (Battery) Materials Sales

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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.

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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.

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California hybrid sales surged in 2019, as plug-in hybrids tumbled and EV growth slowed

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With most numbers for vehicle sales in 2019 now tallied, it appears to have been the year in which hybrids got a second wind, electric vehicle growth stumbled, and plug-in hybrids started to fall out of favor. Car SalesIn California, where a far wider range of plug-in hybrids are available, those trends are highlighted. The state registered a total market.

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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.

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

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While these goals were set administratively, they are embodied in the state’s climate change strategies, and both public and utility ratepayer funds are being used in an attempt to reach this goal, including purchase subsidies, refueling infrastructure, regulatory credit sales that raise the price of traditional fuel vehicles, a continuing net subsidy from gasoline consumers for roads and road repairs, and other measures. True ZEV sales, however, account for only 7.6%.

2020 74

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.

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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

Volkswagen ID.3 EV sales open to public in Europe on 20 July

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Electric (Battery) Europe Market Background SalesFour weeks after the start of ordering for the limited ID.3 1ST for pre-bookers, Volkswagen is opening the ordering system to the public on 20 July 2020. Customers in many European countries will be able to choose from seven pre-configured ID.3 models at dealerships and to order the appropriate charging equipment at the same time. Buyers will benefit from attractive concessions for charging via WeCharge for up to 3 years.

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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. Nonetheless, it continues to forecast Chinese EV sales growth in 2020 over 2019’s total. EV sales in China dropped 75.2% Despite the disruptions to Q1 2020, CRU expect EV sales to grow slightly this year for the following reasons: Supportive government policies.

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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.

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% Sales of the MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 plug-in hybrid climbed 35.9% Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins Sales

2019 76

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.

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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 84

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.

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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. The sales volume is expected to further rise thanks to the Korean government’s subsidiary program this year. Fuel Cells Hydrogen Sales

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