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Renault-Nissan Alliance Dominates World EV Market

Originally published on Planetsave. With 58% of the global zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) market, there’s a strong argument to be made that the Renault-Nissan Alliance is the top electric vehicle manufacturer in the world, and the world leader has just passed its 200,000th electric vehicle (EV) sale. Renault and Nissan EV drivers have now driven approximately […]

November 27th

Nissan LEAF Still #1 In Norway (October Registrations Report)

The Nissan LEAF continue to hold the top spot for electric car sales/registrations in Norway. In October, it came in #1 with 372 sales, followed by the VW e-Golf (a newbie) not far behind it with 324 sales, and the VW e-Up! with just a tad less — 230 sales. The BMW i3 does okay […]

November 7th

Germany Electric Car Sales Doubling (Charts)

The German electric vehicle market has nearly doubled in size since last year (comparing new sales in September 2014 to new sales in September 2013). To be specific — the market saw 1,099 electric vehicles registered in September, bringing the share of the market belonging to electric vehicles up to 0.46%. That’s about twice the percentage held by […]

October 22nd

Ultra Compact Nissan EV Trials Extended In Yokohama

Last October, Nissan launched an EV initiative in the city of Yokohama called the One-Way Car Sharing Service, and Green Car Congress reports that the program has been extended another year after more than 10,000 people signed up for the service. In total, 10,651 people had joined the service, which had capped expectations at 10,000 […]

September 22nd

Nissan Leaf Crushes Competition In Denmark Electrified Vehicle Sales

There’s no other way to say it — the Nissan Leaf crushed the competition in Denmark in April. It accounted for 68% of all electrified vehicle registrations. The Tesla Model S was a distant #2 with 12% of the market and the VW e-Up! was close behind it with 10% of the market. The remaining registrations can be counted […]

May 12th

Nissan Leaf Back On Top In Norway (April Electric Car Registrations Report)

Rising to #1 yet again, the Nissan Leaf overtook the Tesla Model S last month in Norway, in terms of new electric and plug-in-hybrid-electric (PHE) car registrations. The Leaf actually topped the charts in January and February as well. It was only March that saw a big surge in registrations put the Tesla Model S at #1. Interestingly, […]

May 12th

Tesla Model S Tops Denmark Electrified Car Registrations (Charts)

Denmark electrified car (EV) registrations reached 141 in March, nearly as many as in January and February combined. With such a small number of sales (Denmark isn’t a super populated country, remember), there isn’t a whole lot to report. The Tesla Model S was the clear leader in March (79 registrations compared to the Nissan […]

April 13th

EV Market Share Leaders (Top Countries For EV Market Share)

I recently figured out electric vehicle market share for 17 European countries, the US, and Japan for an ABB Conversations article I wrote (full disclosure: I am compensated by ABB for articles written on that site). The results are very interesting, in my opinion, so I figured I’d drop the charts in here as well. […]

March 16th

Renault Zoe Back On Top In France (February Electric Car Sales Report)

After a month down at #3, the Renault Zoe (205 sales) rebounded to its normal position at #1 in France. Not far behind is the Renault Kangoo ZE (173 sales). The Zoe and Kangoo ZE sat high above all other vehicles in 2013. They look set for such domination again this year. The Nissan Leaf […]

March 16th

Germany Electrified Vehicle Sales (January 2014)

January 2014 electrified vehicles sales for Germany are now out. Continuing where the smart electric drive left off, at the top of the list, it also topped the sales list in January. #2 rose from #5 on the 2013 list, but that’s really no surprise—it’s the BMW i3, which just hit the market at the […]

February 25th

France Electric Car Sales Dropped In January 2014 (Charts)

Electric car sales in France actually shrunk a bit in January 2014 compared to January 2013. Check out the details below as well as some information on why sales shrunk. Here’s another country-specific EV sales update. For other January 2014 electric car sales or 2013 electric car sales, see the stories linked on the bottom […]

February 14th

World Electrified Vehicle Sales (2013 Report)

First of all, let me note that these numbers below are not official and are surely a little imperfect (even more so than US EV sales numbers). However, they come from the most complete roundup of electrified vehicle (EV) sales I’ve seen. Frankly, I haven’t seen any other effort that tries to pull together EV […]

February 10th

Europe Electrified Vehicle Sales (2013 Report)

A reader recently pointed out to me a little EV Sales blogspot that had been off my radar. The guy who runs the blog, Jose Pontes, actually comes up with estimates for European-wise electrified vehicle (EV) sales by tracking down EV registrations in as many countries as possible. He also estimates sales for China and […]

February 10th