For years, electric vehicles have had relatively low resale value for a variety of reasons. Used electric vehicles are typically priced with the $7500 federal tax credit baked in. The plug-in market is also rapidly improving. First gen electrics such as the Chevy Spark EV and 2015 Nissan LEAF simply cannot compare to the Chevy Bolt EV and the Gen 2 LEAF.
Netherlands: 10% market share for plug-ins It seems that November was the best month for plug-in car sales in the Netherlands since December 2016. This year changes of BIK for BEVs also fuels strong growth, especially of the most expensive models. In total, 3,499 new registrations translated into a growth rate of 221% year-over-year as well as 10% market share. - according to Insideevs.com
This may be the first matchup between Tesla’s oldest car and newest car. Vivianna Van Deerlin Video Description via Vivianna Van Deerlin on YouTube: Tesla Model 3 Performance vs Tesla Roadster Sport Atco Dragway 9/14/2018 Model 3 Performance vs 2010 Tesla Roadster Sport (performance version of the Roadster) Model 3P: 11.838 sec @ 114.02 mph with reaction
According to official data, as of the end of September 2018, there were some 178,521 all-electric passenger cars registered in Norway. That is a decent 6.5% of the total fleet (2,728,043). Another 3% comes from plug-in hybrids (over 80,000). - insideevs.com The biggest player in Norway turns out to be the Nissan LEAF, which since 2011 noted 46,023 registrations (including 31,863 new and some
These European countries are embracing Electric car adoption Europe’s automotive market is slowly getting charged. Norway has become the world’s EV capital, thanks to generous purchase subsidies and other incentives. EVs are exempt from acquisition tax and from the country’s 25 percent value-added tax. They also enjoy privileged status on the roads, with exemptions from tolls,
48v mild-hybrid crossover - Kia Sportage 2.0-litre diesel power engine with 48-volt battery addition and starter-generator which “extends engine-off time”, improves acceleration and reduces CO2 emissions by up to four per cent. Autoevolution Kia says it will launch more “advanced powertrain vehicles” till 2025. They were precise about it: five hybrids, five PHEVs, five pure-EVs and
Tiny Canadian startup automaker Electra Meccanica represent their tiny electric 3-wheeler. So they are certified for sale and the first vehicle is delivered to U.S. Electra Meccanica isn't meant to replace a conventional car, but rather to handle short trips such as commutes as efficiently as possible. The Electra Meccanica Solo is a single-seat electric with a
Water can't stop electric cars! During the 2018 Invictus Games Sydney on Cockatoo Island in Sydney Harbour, 24 competitors from 12 countries had a chance to prove themselves in the Jaguar Land Rover Driving Challenge. Drivers got the all-electric Jaguar I-PACE and were required to perform challenging tasks in three different categories, including a slalom in the water. The canoe slalom
Peugeot and Citroën develop all-electric commercial vehicles PSA Group plans to offer electric versions of all of its commercial vehicles by 2025. In 2020, the twin brands are expected to introduce Citroën Jumpy and Peugeot Expert, which would directly compete with Nissan e-NV200. Jumpy/Expert come in three versions with cargo volume between 4.6 and 6.6 m3 and payload of up to around
The new electric London taxi can now work on the busy streets of Paris. French regulators finnaly approved it for use in the city. Manufactured in Coventry by the London Electric Vehicle Company, the TX eCity is marketed as “the world’s most advanced electric taxi”. It combines an electric motor with a small petrol engine ‘range extender’.