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Re: General EV sales topic

Fri Jul 16, 2021 12:14 am

There are big problems with the Philadelphia Proterra electric bus fleet, though it appears to be structural more than electrical. In Duluth Minnesota the buses had range issues. Problems with BYD buses in Alburquerque NM and Indianapolis as well.
https://whyy.org/articles/septas-cracki ... c-transit/

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Re: General EV sales topic

Fri Jul 16, 2021 9:28 pm

Both IEVS:
Germany: Plug-In Car Sales More Than Tripled In June 2021
https://insideevs.com/news/520508/germa ... june-2021/

In June, new passenger car registrations in Germany increased almost 25% year-over-year to 274,152, but it's still far from over 325,000 two years ago.

On the positive side, passenger plug-in car registrations increased 243% year-over-year to almost 65,000 (the second-best result ever), which represents 23.6% of the entire market.

This time, all-electric car sales not only sold at a slightly higher volume but also expanded quicker year-over-year than plug-in hybrids.


Results by type:

BEVs: 33,420 – up 312% at 12.2% market share
PHEVs: 31,314 – up 191% at 11.4% market share

Total: 64,734 – up 243% at 23.6% market share

Plug-in electric car registrations in Germany – YTD

So far this year, more than 312,000 new passenger plug-in cars were registered in Germany, which is 233% more than a year ago. It's the largest plug-in market in Europe.

New registrations year-to-date:

BEVs: 148,716 – up 236% at 10.7% market share
PHEVs: 163,571 – up 230% at 11.8% market share

Total: 312,287 – up 233% at 22.5% market share. . . .

Netherlands: Plug-In Car Sales More Than Doubled In June 2021
https://insideevs.com/news/520525/nethe ... june-2021/

Plug-in electric passenger car registrations in the Netherlands more than doubled year-over-year in June to 8,821, which is a surprisingly good result at this point of the year.

That's about 26% of the total market, and all-electric cars held an 18% share - much higher than plug-in hybrids.

If the volume continues to increase in the second part of the year, as it usually did in the previous years, it should be a good year.

The total number of registrations so far this year stands at 32,079. The average market share is 20% (including 10% all-electric cars). . . .
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Re: General EV sales topic

Sun Jul 18, 2021 5:01 pm

Both IEVS:
Electric Cars Reach 40 Percent Market Share In Switzerland
https://insideevs.com/news/520955/ev-40 ... itzerland/

. . . So far in 2021, battery-electric vehicles have captured 9.9% of the market, plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) have reached 8.3%, and hybrids have taken 20.6%. That’s a total of nearly 40% of the overall vehicle market, which is almost in the class of EV hotspots such as Norway and the Netherlands.

Switzerland has seen its EV adoption rate soar in the last year or two—the share of pure EVs went from a paltry 1.7% in 2018 to a healthy 14.3% in June 2021. The share of plug-in vehicles (EVs and plug-in hybrids) reached 23% in that month.

The rapid turnaround is all the more amazing in light of the fact that, unlike most Western European countries, Switzerland offers no special incentives for EV purchases (a couple of the Swiss cantons—the equivalent of states or provinces—do have incentives, and the federal government has financed some infrastructure projects). . . .

According to multilingual media outlet swissinfo, the country had 5,700 public charging points as of March.

A recent survey by the trade group Swiss eMobility found that just over half of Swiss residents surveyed are likely to buy an EV in the next three years.

This is encouraging. Granted, the distances are short, there's lots of up and down and the PCI is high, but still.


France: Plug-In Car Sales Reach New Record In June 2021
https://insideevs.com/news/520657/franc ... -june2021/

While the overall passenger car market in France went down by 15% year-over-year in June to 119,509, the plug-in segment surged to a new all-time monthly record.

In total, some 38,708 new plug-ins were registered last month (up 71% year-over-year), which is slightly above the previous record noted in December 2020.

Passenger plug-ins (37,408) accounted for about 18.8% of the car market, which almost matches the December record of almost 19.3%. It means that nearly one in five new passenger cars is a plug-in.

Another thing is that all-electric cars were noticeably above plug-in hybrids:

Passenger BEVs: 20,899 - up 52% at 10.5% market share
Passenger PHEVs: 16,509 - up 127% at 8.3% market share
Light commercial BEVs: 1,239 - down 22% at 2.6% market share
Light commercial PHEVs: 61
Total plug-ins: 38,708 - up 71%

So far this year, the plug-in segment increased 117% year-over-year to over 150,000.

Sales year-to-date:

Passenger BEVs: 72,511 - up 61%
Passenger and Light commercial PHEVs: 72,259 - up 256%
Light commercial BEVs: 5,574 - up 43%
Total plug-ins: 150,344 - up 140%. . . .
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Re: General EV sales topic

Sun Aug 01, 2021 6:26 pm

All IEVS:
US: BEV Sales Exceed 100,000 In Q2 2021 For The First Time
https://insideevs.com/news/523737/us-be ... es-2021q2/

The volume more than tripled year-over-year.

In the second quarter of 2021, the U.S. auto market has rebounded by almost 50% year-over-year to over 4.4 million units (from a low base in 2020). . . .

Data provided by Cox Automotive and Kelley Blue Book indicate that all-electric car sales exceeded 100,000 in a quarter for the very first time (it was close in Q1 2021). All types of hybrids together are above 250,000.

U.S. - Q2 2021 (partially estimated):

BEVs: 118,233 (up 254.9% from 33,312) and 2.7% of the market
HEVs + PHEVs: 258,028 (up 181.0% from 91,667) and 5.8% of the market
Total xEVs: 376,261 (up 201.1% from 124,979) and 8.5% of the market (4,412,737)

Market share of 8.5% for xEVs is quite an improvement from 4.2% a year ago. BEVs at 2.7% are still far behind Europe, but at least they improved from just 1.1% in Q2 2020.

U.S. - Q1-Q2 2021 (partially estimated):

BEVs: 216,917 (up 114% from 101,452) and 2.6% of the market
HEVs + PHEVs: 464,492 (up 141% from 192,558) and 5.6% of the market
Total xEVs: 681,409 (up 132% from 294,010) and 8.2% of the market (8,320,475). . . .

Unfortunately, no breakdown of PHEV sales. Given high gas prices (my corner station just hit $4.50/gal.) I'm not surprised to see EV sales increase, although as expected more are HEV/PHEVs than BEVs. More interesting to me is that we're seeing a significant increase in the % of non-Teslas making up BEV sales; the article notes that Tesla were 64% of BEV sales in Q2-2021, but 71% in Q1 and 83% in Q2-2020, so we're finally seeing a number of mainstream automakers offering desirable BEVs.



Meanwhile,
Europe: Plug-Ins Take 18.5% Of The Market In June 2021
https://insideevs.com/news/523457/europ ... june-2021/

Passenger car sales in Europe (26 European markets, monitored by JATO Dynamics) struggle to rebound to pre-pandemic levels.

In June, almost 1.27 million new cars were registered (up 13% year-over-year), but it's still noticeably less than 1.47 million in 2019 and 1.6 million in 2018.

On the other hand, plug-in electric cars sell better and better with around 230,000 units in June and a record market share of 18.5% (up from 8.2% a year ago)!

All-electric cars were in the majority over plug-in hybrids:

BEVs: 126,000
PHEVs: 104,000
Total: 230,000 (18.5% market share). . . .

EV Sales In Italy Grow In June With Dacia Spring Debut
https://insideevs.com/news/523552/ev-sa ... ia-spring/

. . . The Italian car market keeps recovering from last year’s debacle, scoring a total of over 150,000 registrations – almost 13% more than the 133,000 recorded a year prior, but still lower than 2019 June levels. Petrol and diesel powertrains are in an unstoppable retreat, with 30.3% and 22.4% market share respectively, and double digit reductions year-on-year (YoY). Traditional hybrids score a solid 27.4%, slightly lower than recent records, yet ready to overtake petrol any month now as the most popular powertrain in the market.

Fully electric cars reach near record highs again as the quarter ends, with 7,025 units and almost 4.7% share of the market, in fact, the second-best share in a healthy market after last December, when it reached 6% with the year-end push. This month’s result is more than triple (+214%) the number of registrations just twelve months ago, when the count stopped at 2,237 units, confirming the steep rise of this early exponential phase of growth, with new models popping up every month.

Plug-in hybrids confirm their current lead over pure electrics, reaching 7,118 units and a similar 4.7% market share. This is also their third-best result to date, with an over fourfold YoY growth (!) from the 1,647 registrations of June 2020. PHEVs are enjoying increasing interest in the Italian market following subdued sales in previous years, as more and more small-size SUVs with a plug are released by legacy brands.

The first six months of 2021 have rewarded plug-in hybrids perhaps simply for this very reason: a broader choice among popular body styles (that is, compact crossovers). If that’s the case, BEVs could soon recover their leading position as the number of new fully electric models of this kind keeps soaring. Either way, this month’s overall market share of 9.4% for plug-in cars (second highest result to date for Italy) is likely to be the new base from which an exciting second half of the year will build momentum. . . .
Guy [I have lots of experience designing/selling off-grid AE systems, some using EVs but don't own one. Local trips are by foot, bike and/or rapid transit].

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