Tag: car-sales

Is the sub-£30k electric SUV era here? Seres 3 arriving in the UK this spring

A new electric brand, Seres, is set to hit the UK this spring, with the arrival of the Seres 3 - an electric SUV set to rival models such as the Hyundai KONA Electric...

Electric cars take over the USA’s Super Bowl commercial breaks

With the United State’s annual Super Bowl championship kicking off, along comes the legendary longer-tail commercials made specifically for the Super Bowl season, reaching hundreds of millions of viewers across the States.This year, EV...

Big EV Deals: the best used EVs on Auto Trader in the UK

If you’re willing to shop around on the used market through sites such as AutoTrader, you can get some barely run-in electric cars which are a class above the cheapest electric cars in the...

Vauxhall’s January sales skyrocket by 48.4% with the Mokka Electric leading the charge

Vauxhall's January sales surged by 48.4%, outpacing the 8% market growth, with profits driven up by the Mokka Electric.Mokka Electric dominated the B-SUV segment with 606 registrations.Vauxhall plans full electric options for all vehicles...

Farage barrage leads to huge social media response

Ade Thomas, Founder of Green.TV, owned the GB News stage in a showdown with Nigel Farage, highlighting the importance of engaging with such influencers to combat baseless criticisms against the EV community.The airing stormed...

Volkswagen Group reports a huge surge in global electric vehicle sales across 2023

Electric vehicle sales saw a substantial 34.7% increase, reaching 771,100 units.Volkswagen Group's total deliveries surged by 12% to 9.24 million vehicles in 2023.Geographically, Europe and North America led the charge in BEV adoption, contributing...

France continues to fuel “le EV révolution”

2023 in France: 26% of new rides went electric, a 47% leap from 2022.Tesla ruled the road with the Model 3 and Model Y, but the game's shifting with stricter incentives, booting out Chinese...

Rivian shatters Q4 2023 production records, surpassing annual targets

Rivian soars in 2023 with 57,232 BEVs produced (up 135%) and 50,122 units delivered (up 147%).Q4 domination: 17,541 BEVs produced (up 75%), 13,972 units delivered (up 73%). Since 2022, Rivian has produced 82,500 EVs and...

Tesla smashes 2023 target with 1.8 million EVs, leaving rivals in the shadows

Tesla crushes Q4 2023 goals with nearly 500,000 vehicles.Model 3/Y take charge with 476,777 units produced and 461,538 units delivered in Q4.Tesla wraps up an unprecedented year, setting a new record with 1,845,985 cars...

Decoding the 2024 US $7,500 EV tax credit

The Inflation Reduction Act: score up to $7,500 for a new EV or $4,000 for a used one.From 2024, the new rules make it easier – buyers can now secure their EV tax credit...

BMW aims to double electric vehicle sales in 2024

BMW plans to deliver 500,000 electric vehicles in 2024.The current BMW all-electric range includes models such as the BMW i7, BMW iX, BMW iX1, iX2, iX3, and the i5.According to BMW CEO Oliver Zipse,...

Four days in a Plaid, and what did I think?

When you’re inside this remarkable thing, you feel like you’re cocooned inside a shell of engineering and computer science excellence. You’re surrounded by an ecosystem of digital tools that feels like an extension of your...
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Skoda Enyaq updated for 2024 with more power, range, and tech

Skoda has updated its flagship electric SUV for 2024, with certain models now available with an updated drivetrain which offers increased power, longer trips between chargers, and speedier rapid charging.The company has also dropped...

EVs take the crown in Scottish Car of the Year awards

Introducing Scotland’s annual car of the year awards, with the best vehicle from 12 categories taking an award.Pure EVs have taken centre stage, including models from Hyundai and Kia - but the Ioniq 6...

Volkswagen UK introduces tools to help first-time EV buyers

Volkswagen has updated its UK site to include new tools for both prospective EV buyers and brand new owners.VW introduces a new range calculator that estimates the range of its electric models based on...

OVO and heycar offering three months free charging and £500 off new and used EVs

OVO has partnered with new and used car marketplace heycar, which is running a limited time offer on the sale of its EVs.UK Buyers that switch to OVO as their energy supplier alongside the...

Fleets drive October’s surge in EV registrations, but overall market share remains steady

October's new car market surged by 14.3%, hitting 153,529 registrations, with EV registrations reaching 37.6%.EV figures revealed hybrid and plug-in hybrid growth, while battery electric vehicles only reached a 15.6% market share.Charging infrastructure saw...

Renault pushes electrification with Ampere

Ampere now an autonomous company and the first European EV and software pure player.Ampere aim for EV / ICE price parity thanks to a clear road map to 40% cost reduction by 2027/2028.“In the...

Auto Trader’s Road to 2030 report highlights huge barriers facing EV adoption

Less than 50% of UK drivers are willing to switch to electric vehicles (EVs).Auto Trader's Road to 2030 report reveals 56% of respondents find EVs too expensive, while 47% worry about charging point availability.Auto...

ZEEKR pre-orders open across Germany

ZEEKR EVs open for pre-order in Germany on September 4, 2023.ZEEKR 001 and ZEEKR X offer competitive pricing, impressive features, and warranties.European expansion targets multiple Western countries by 2026.Chinese EV start-up, ZEEKR, makes inroads...

The Polestar 2 reaches 150,000 milestone

Polestar propels growth with over 150,000 cars made in 3 years.UK sees Polestar as fastest-growing car brand, registrations up 174% in H1 2023.Electrified fleets gain traction as Polestar 2 offers enhanced features and sustainability.The...

EV average sale price drops nearly 20%: how deep can discounts go?

A Kelley Blue Book report that tracks average sale prices of each car manufacturer has noted that the average transaction price of an EV has dropped a whopping 20% over the last 12 months.The...

Celebrating BYD’s 5 millionth new energy vehicle

BYD achieves global EV market prominence with 5 million NEV milestoneFirst automaker globally to hit this achievementBYD's rapid progress: 13 years for 1 million NEVs, 18 months for 3 million, and just 9 months...

Electric vehicles drive UK used car market growth

UK used car market grew 4.1% in Q2 2023, with 1.8 million cars sold.Used electric car sales surged 81.8%, making up 1.7% of market share.Ian Plummer, Commercial Director of Auto Trader, comments on the...
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