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BYD plug-in electric car sales in China – August 2016

BYD Doubles EV Sales In August, Sets New Record Of 10,545 Sold

Once again BYD continued its strong EV sales pace in China, and again doubles its year-over-year plug-in electric car results. For August, the 10,545 electric vehicles sold by the company was another best ever result, and was also the third consecutive month BYD finished above the 10,000 mark. With more than 63,500 sales so far…

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Plug-in electric car registrations in Germany – August 2016

Plug-In Vehicles Sales Growth Returns To Germany In August

After 3 months of experienceing”more harm than good” turbulence from the introduction of new incentives – first waiting for them to be announced, then for them to officially start, EV sales growth finally returned to Germany in August. In total, 1,731 new registrations were logged in August (24% more than year ago),…

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Renault’s Lineup Of Pure Electric Cars – Twizy, ZOE and Kangoo Z.E.

Renault Electric Car Sales Rise (Again) In August By 43%

August like most of the year (setting aside June) was a best ever month for Renault’s all-electric division – excluding the LSV Twizy which has had its ups and downs. Preliminary data indicates that 1,179 deliveries were made during the month (1,395 incl. Twizy), which is 43% more than year ago….

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV sales in Japan – July 2016

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Sales In Japan Down Nearly 90% In July

Mitsubishi is experiencing some difficult times in Japan after a hot start. The standard petrol Outlander for the domestic market was put out of production (among other models on wave of scandal with overstated fuel economy), while the remaining PHEV versions still remains on sale and selling down, struggling with the related…

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BEV Registrations in France – August 2016

France Increases BEV Sales By 42% In August

France re-started its all-electric vehicle sales growth in August, after July was a rare month of failure. Overall last month, a 42% increase year-over-year in new registrations was logged, with 1,255 new EVs on the road. France’s market share for the month again exceeded 1%. French BEVs stats breakdown into two camps: passenger vehicles (919 registrations, an increase of…

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Tesla Model X waiting on a new owner

Tesla Model X Crosses The 10,000 Sold Mark

After the August sales reports came in, we have realized a couple points of interest in regards to Tesla’s all-electric SUV. First, it has been about a year since the launch and first deliveries of Tesla Model X (September 29th, 2015).  The volume of early deliveries throughout 2015 were marginal to say…

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Renault-Nissan Alliance CEO Carlos Ghosn with Renault ZOE and Nissan LEAF For COP21 In December

Renault-Nissan Alliance Passes 350,000 EVs Sold All-Time

The Renault-Nissan Alliance can now boast 350,000 all-electric vehicles sold since December 2010. The majority of those sales comes via Nissan – almost 250,000 worth (with 237,000-ish via the Nissan LEAF specifically), while Renault adds just over 100,000 (the bulk via the ZOE). No other automotive group has delivered near as many all-electric vehicles ever (or even…

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Plug-in electric cars in UK

August EV Sales In The UK Nears 1.5% Market Share

UK is one of the few countries which has noted growth of plug-in electric car sales/registrations (year-over-year), every month in 2016 (with the US and China also being part of that small club). This year’s growth is maintained despite the fact the country’s the plug-in car grant has been slightly convoluted. In…

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