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China Electric Car Sales Report — Sales Jump 49% In May

The Chinese market had more than 40,000 new EVs zooming the streets last month, a 49% increase in sales over the same month last year, with the EV market share now at 1.4%, close to last year’s record (1.45%). Expect improvement as the year progresses and sales expand, with the Chinese EV market potentially surpassing […]

June 17th

China Electric Car Sales Keep Soaring — March 2017

Gold & Bronze Win for BAIC The Chinese market had more than 32,000 new electric cars zooming the streets last month, an 89% increase over the same month last year, with the annual growth rate now at 31%. The EV market share is firmly above the 1% barrier, at around 1.4%. As the year proceeds and sales […]

April 23rd

China Electric Car Sales February 2017 — BAIC EC180 Rises To #1

The Chinese market had more than 16,000 new EVs zooming the streets last month, a 55% increase over the same month last year, so it looks like the January standstill is a thing of the past and we are back at business as usual in China’s EV market. With year-to-date sales still 3,000 units behind […]

March 29th

China Electric Car Sales — Incentives Drag The Market Down

The Chinese market had 6,260 new EVs registered in January, far from the 15,275 units of January 2016, dragging down the plug-in market share (of new cars sold) to just 0.25% — far below the 1.45% of 2016. Considering the seasonality of the Chinese PEV market, where the first quarter is always the slowest selling (due to […]

February 25th

China Electric Car Sales — BYD Wins 2016, Geely Emgrand EV Wins December

Also published on CleanTechnica and our Electric Car Sales page. The Chinese market had 44,874 new electric cars in December, far from the 60,000 expected by analysts, but still up 27% year over year (YoY) and far more than the electric car sales in the US and Europe. Overall, China’s plug-in market share rose to a record 1.45%, […]

January 25th

China Electric Car Sales Set New Global Monthly Record

This article is also being published on CleanTechnica, the EV Sales blogspot, and our Electric Car Sales page. The Chinese market had a record 43,441 new electric cars zooming the streets in November, up 36% over last October and 56% year over year (YoY), pulling the plug-in market share to a record 1.4%, above the […]

December 22nd

BAIC Takes Gold & Bronze In October In China

This article is also being published on CleanTechnica, the EV Sales blogspot, and our Electric Car Sales page. The Chinese market had more than 32,000 new electric cars zooming the streets in October, with the market up a mere 3% over the previous month, but still, up 46% over the same month last year. With the market […]

November 21st

BYD & Long Beach Transit Win Inaugural Green Partners CleanTech Award

As a result of Long Beach Transit’s zero-emissions battery-electric bus program, the Long Beach–Qingdao Sister City Association has awarded Long Beach Transit and BYD with its inaugural Green Partners CleanTech Award, according to an email sent to EV Obsession and CleanTechnica. The award is meant to give credit to the two organizations for their positive […]

November 4th

BYD Awarded 2016 Electric Bus of the Year Award By Los Angeles Sustainability Coalition

BYD recently landed a big prize in the nascent but highly competitive electric bus market. It won the 2016 Electric Bus of the Year Award by the Los Angeles Sustainability Coalition, as announced at a recent event celebrating sustainability efforts in the region, according to an email sent to EV Obsession and CleanTechnica. The 2016 Electric […]

November 4th

China Electric Car Sales September 2016 — BAIC On Top!

This article is also being published on CleanTechnica, the EV Sales blogspot, and our Electric Car Sales page. BAIC Shines The Chinese market had more than 31,000 new EVs zooming the streets in September, with the market remaining flat regarding the previous month, but it was still a 53% increase over the same month last […]

November 1st

China Electric Car Sales In August — BYD Takes #1, #2, And #4

This article is also being published on CleanTechnica and the EV Sales blogspot. The Chinese market had more than 31,000 new EVs zooming the streets last month, a 95% increase over the same month last year, inline with the annual growth rate, with the EV market share firmly above the 1% barrier, at 1.3% of all […]

September 19th

BYD Partnering With Canadian Province Of Alberta For Development Of “Smarter, Safer Transit Buses”

The Canadian province of Alberta is partnering with the world’s leading all-electric bus firm, BYD, for the development of “smarter, safer transit buses,” according to an email sent to CleanTechnica and EV Obsession. The new framework agreement seems to be a serious one, as it was actually signed in the presence of Canadian Prime Minister […]

September 6th