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European EV Charging Leader EV-Box Now On Engie’s Bench

As you probably read in recent weeks, I was one of the keynote speakers at EV-Box’s inaugural rEVolution summit, which took place yesterday in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. I noticed ahead of time that the inspiring Engie exec Thierry Lepercq — Executive Vice President in charge of Research, Technology, and Innovation — was going to be one of the […]

March 16th

rEVolution — What Will The Main Drivers Be?

Originally published on the EV-Box/rEVolution blog. I’ve been covering the electric vehicle industry obsessively for several years now. I’ve published thousands of articles on this tech. Yet, a few old articles from years ago still stand out to me and often come to mind. I had been covering electric vehicles (EVs) for quite a while before I actually […]

February 25th

Shell Gas Stations In UK & Netherlands Will Add EV Charging Stalls

Sometimes, it’s a good thing to change your spots. Shell is doing a bit of that. Shell is not a name I think of at all in terms of clean air infrastructure. More often, I reflect on the problems of the oil company in places it should not be — rainforests, the Arctic, etc. Changing its spots, Shell is offering a new face with a clean air emphasis. Shell is planning a second choice in how it fuels up cars, and it is a good thing for once. Northern Europe will see the beginning of the change. Some Shell stations in UK and Netherlands will reportedly be adding EV charging stations later this year.

February 21st

Fastned Records Strong Growth In Q4 2016

Originally published on CleanTechnica. The Netherlands-based electric vehicle fast-charging solutions firm Fastned recorded strong growth during the fourth quarter of 2016, according to a new email sent to CleanTechnica. As compared to Quarter 4 2015 (a year-on-year comparison), Quarter 4 2016 saw volume growth of 168,381 kWh (+209%); revenue growth of €81,382 (+174%); and customer […]

January 31st

500,000 Electric Cars Now On European Roads (Charts)

A total of 91,300 plug-in electric vehicles were sold in Europe through the first 6 months of 2016, making for a 21% year-on-year increase (as compared to the same time period in 2015), according to the most recent figures from EV Obsession and CleanTechnica partner EV Volumes. In this context, “plug-in electric vehicles” refers to all-electric (EV) and plug-in […]

August 20th

Netherlands Electric Car Sales — July 2016

Plug-in electric sales in the Netherlands during July 2016 were down year over year by around 65% (as compared to July 2015), going by the most recent estimates from the EV Sales blog. Altogether, only 774 plug-in vehicles were sold during the month in the Netherlands, according to the estimates. The share of the country’s total automotive […]

August 19th

Electric Car Sales In The Netherlands During June 2016

Estimated electric vehicle sales figures for the Netherlands during the month of June 2016 were recently unveiled on the EV Sales blog — showing that the sales drop that followed the end of plug-in hybrid sales last year has continued. Altogether, sales are down year-on-year (YoY) by 66% compared to June 2015. Total electric vehicle […]

July 31st

15 Interesting Europe Electric Car Charts

The European Alternative Fuels Observatory recently reached out to let me know about the fascinating electric car data it aggregates and organizes for the European market. Its website is a treasure trove of fun electric car sales charts and tables. I just picked out 15 of my favorites for this article. Top-Selling Fully Electric Cars […]

May 30th

7 Cool Electric Vehicle Charts From POD Point

As noted in this article, I recently interviewed the CEO and founder of POD Point, Erik Fairbairn. POD Point is the top supplier of EV charging equipment in the UK, so it has quite a bit of useful data on hand. Following our interview, Erik passed along an interesting infographic, and I thought it would be fun […]

March 19th

EV Sales In The Netherlands Reached All-Time High In December 2015

Electric vehicle sales in the Netherlands hit an all-time high in December 2015 — with more electric vehicles being delivered in the country during the month than during all of 2014 combined — according to the most recent figures from EV-Volumes, an EV sales database and consultancy that has just partnered with EV Obsession and CleanTechnica. The reason for […]

March 7th

Nearly 200,000 EVs Delivered In Europe During 2015

Nearly 200,000 electric vehicles (all-electrics + plug-in hybrids) were delivered to buyers in Europe during 2015 — roughly double the figure for 2014 — according to EV-Volumes, an EV sales database and consultancy that has partnered with EV Obsession and CleanTechnica. Quarter 4 2015 was, in particular, a time of strong sales for the European market (as you can see […]

March 7th

Fastned Secures Financing For Next 3 Years Of Operation

The electric vehicle fast-charging station company Fastned has secured new funding to cover its operational expenditures for the next 3 years, according to an email sent recently to EV Obsession and CleanTechnica. The new financing will allow the Amsterdam-based company to grow and expand faster than would otherwise be possible — notably, the company is […]

January 30th

Fastned Opens 50th Fast-Charging Station Along Highway System In The Netherlands

The electric vehicle charging station company Fastned recently opened its 50th charging station along the Dutch highway system, according to an email sent recently to EVObsession. The milestone brings the company’s goal of a national electric vehicle (EV) fast-charging network considerably closer — as the network is now built out enough that travel throughout most […]

January 27th