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7 Autonomous Vehicle Bonus Stories

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, there’s a lot of news in the auto industry about autonomous vehicles. Here are 7 recent stories that couldn’t quite catch their own headline here on CleanTechnica but which seemed worth noting

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Breaking! French Electric Vehicle Market Share At 7.5% In May, 9.2% Year To Date

France saw a plugin electric vehicle market share of 7.5% in May 2020, triple the May 2019 result, in a steadily recovering overall auto market that is down 50% year on year (YoY). The cumulative 2020 EV result stands at 9.2% share

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An Error In BNEF’s Latest Downbeat Electric Vehicle Outlook

BNEF’s latest EV Outlook released this month is poorly conceived and contains at least one significant error. Let’s help them out

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BYD Qin = China’s Best Selling Electric Vehicle In April (China EV Sales Report)

Plugin vehicle sales continue to recover in China. They were still down 29% year over year (YoY) in April, but that was the smallest drop so far this year. Slightly more than 61,000 units were registered in April

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Belgium Hits 9% Electric Vehicle Market Share In March

In Belgium in March, auto sales were down a whopping 48%, but plug-in vehicle sales were up 39%! In the first quarter of the year, plug-in vehicle sales were up 91%. No rounding error

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UK Fossil Vehicle Sales Tumble By 18% As EVs Triple To 6% Market Share

UK combustion vehicle sales fell 18% year on year in January as plug-in electric vehicles took almost 6% of the market, up from 2.2% a year ago. Diesel sales were hit particularly hard, selling 36% less volume than January 2019. Will the UK government’s recent target of phasing out combustion vehicles by 2035 be overtaken by consumer preferences

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The HUMMER Returns As An Electric Vehicle — 1,000 Horsepower, 0–60 MPH In 3 Seconds

The HUMMER Returns As A Fully Electric Off-Road Beast Sans Noise & Emissions

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Plug-In Vehicle Sales Up To 3.1% In UK, 6.3% In December — But Look Around The Corner

The United Kingdom (not so united these days, but that’s another story) is becoming a hot electric vehicle market, but it gets very little attention in the EV world. I’m going to postulate that’s because people drive on the wrong side of the road there. (Just sayin’.)

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Squad Mobility Redefines Affordable With Its $6,300 Solar-Powered Urban Electric Vehicle

Squad Mobility solar-powered EVUpstart Squad Mobility set up shop in Amsterdam to develop a new generation of urban solar electric vehicles at truly affordable prices. And by affordable, they mean affordable, with a target retail price of €5,750 (ex. VAT) / $ 6,300

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Australia Electric Vehicle Sales & Interest Soaring With Tesla Model 3 Arrival

Consumer interest in electric vehicles is rapidly growing Down Under. The latest report from Aussie EV industry group the Electric Vehicle Council (EVC) describes major increases in the number of consumers that are researching and/or considering buying EVs

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