BEV Report Card for 2019

BEV Report Card for the year 2018-2019

…BEV Report Card for 2019… In many respects, sales of battery-powered vehicles (BEVs) were a disappointment in 2019, while future prospects, especially in Europe, seem brighter. Stock prices shouldn’t be confused with progress. US BEV sales increased by only one Continue reading BEV Report Card for 2019

Battery-Powered Vehicle Status

BEV and PHEV sales in the year 2019

…Battery-Powered Vehicle Status… The major headlines from the latest sales report are: Sales of PHEVs continued their decline in the third quarter. Sales of BEVs also declined in the third quarter, but so did all light vehicle sales. YTD sales Continue reading Battery-Powered Vehicle Status

Battery-Powered Vehicle 1Q Results

…Battery-Powered Vehicle 1Q Results… Sales started slowly in 2019, but picked up in March. Sales of BEVs increased over the first quarter of last year, while the sale of PHEVs declined year over year. BEV sales, as a percentage of Continue reading Battery-Powered Vehicle 1Q Results

Status of Battery-Powered Vehicles

…Status of Battery-Powered Vehicles… The fourth quarter saw a surge in battery electric vehicle (BEV) sales, primarily as the result of Tesla’s efforts to produce its Model 3. As a result, 4Q BEV sales increased, month over month, by 204%, Continue reading Status of Battery-Powered Vehicles

Will BEVs Need New Power Plants?

…Will BEVs Need New Power Plants?… No matter what the benefits of battery-powered vehicles (BEVs), proponents of BEVs are taking no chances that their pet project won’t be derailed. While BEVs may have a compelling value proposition long term, they Continue reading Will BEVs Need New Power Plants?

Battery-Powered Vehicles Value Proposition

…Battery-Powered Vehicles Value Proposition… Battery-powered vehicles (BEVs) should only replace internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles if their value proposition is demonstrably better. See, Future of Battery-Powered Vehicles And what is the value proposition that warrants a transition to BEVs? Here Continue reading Battery-Powered Vehicles Value Proposition