Electric vehicles sales are taking off around the world: Plug-in electric car sales in May were up about 200% in over the previous year to 442,000, which translates to an annualised rate of about 5 million. They now represent 6.6% of total global passenger vehicle sales. Just a few years ago the share was about one per cent. And we would argue the growth has a long, long way to run yet. Even this year sales are expected to show further growth.
Renew Economy 19th July 2021 read more »
If you had asked someone 10 years ago to name an automaker that was leading on electric vehicles, it’s likely the person would say Nissan. If you ask the same question today, I think you’d find a different answer. Just take a look at EV sales in Europe, the US, or China to understand why. Though, Nissan may be intent on changing the story again — on the east side of the Atlantic, at least. In the UK, in particular, Nissan is pumping in a considerable chunk of coin to try to regain its leadership position.
Clean Technica 17th July 2021 read more »