Posts Tagged u.s.

BMW Plug-In Electric Car Sales Up 31.2% In 2017

BMW Group closes the year 2017 in the U.S. with its second best monthly result of plug-in electric car sales – 2,792 (up 59%) and up 31.2% for the year. Plug-ins accounted for 7.2% of all BMW and MINI sales in December. For the full year, BMW increased deliveries by…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 12

Here’s What Drives EV Uptake In Various U.S. Markets

The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) released an interesting report earlier this year entitled “Expanding the electric vehicle market in U.S. cities”, which assesses the plug-in market in the 50 most populous U.S. metropolitan areas. The analysis of the top 50 hot-spots is important because they combine to represent 81% of the plug-in…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 0

Denso Places Billion Dollar Bet On EVs, Autonomous Tech In US

DENSO has announced  a$1 billion investment into its manufacturing plant in Maryville, Tennessee to add multiple production lines to build new electrification products for hybrids and electric vehicles. The Japanese automotive technology, systems and components supplier, expects that the factory will create more than 1,000 new jobs. DENSO didn’t state exactly…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 8

DoE Maps Out 4 Possible Charging Station Scenarios For U.S.

The US DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy recently highlighted the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s (NREL) report on several potential scenarios of how the electric vehicle charging infrastructure will look like in 2030. The report assumes some 15 million plug-in vehicles to be on the roads in U.S. within the…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 20