Weekly Digest

U.S. EV Sales Surge in September

Source: EV Hub The U.S. EV market rebounded in the third quarter with total quarterly sales only two percent below the numbers from 2019. Monthly sales were up 20 percent in September compared to 2019, the first month in 2020 where there was year-over-year growth. Adding in the third quarter sales figures reduces the [...]

By |2020-11-23T17:32:39-05:00November 23rd, 2020|

Public Fleet Electrification on the Horizon in Washington

Source: JTC Leading EV markets like Washington continue to give credence to the predictions from Cox Automotive that the pandemic will only be a speed bump in the move to widespread transportation electrification. After falling by 23 percent in the first half of 2020, Washington EV sales have rebounded and were down only 0.5 percent [...]

By |2020-11-16T18:23:49-05:00November 16th, 2020|

EV Hub Live Episode #4 on 11/12

Source: EV Hub A Special One-On-One Conversation about the 2020 U.S. Election with Dan Sperling of the University of California, Davis  In our fourth installment of EV Hub Live, our founder Nick Nigro will be joined by Dan Sperling of the University of California at Davis to discuss what’s next for federal action, [...]

By |2020-11-09T17:10:08-05:00November 9th, 2020|

EV Hub Adds Localized California Electric Vehicle Registration Data

Source: EV Hub he State EV Registration Data Dashboard now has local (ZIP code- or county-level) EV registration data for the top five EV markets in the United States. We recently added California, the nation’s largest EV market, bringing the total number of states for which we have local EV registration data to 15, [...]

By |2020-11-02T17:05:58-05:00November 2nd, 2020|

GM Investing $2 Billion in Tennessee EV Manufacturing

Source: GM The Southeast EV manufacturing sector continues to heat up with General Motors announcing plans to bring production of the upcoming Cadillac Lyriq and $2 billion in facility upgrades to their Spring Hill facility in Tennessee. This is the latest in the automaker’s charge to invest $20 billion in EV manufacturing and bring more than 20 vehicles to market in the [...]

By |2020-10-26T16:52:25-04:00October 26th, 2020|

Southeast Positioned to Ramp Up Regional EV Market

Source: Atlas Public Policy The rise in passenger EV adoption and transportation electrification more broadly throughout the United States since 2018 has generated different outcomes around the country. While states on the West Coast and in the Northeast lead in terms of EV deployment per person, the Southeast has emerged as a hotbed [...]

By |2020-10-21T11:44:04-04:00October 21st, 2020|

Utility Investment Up for the Year, but Quiet in First Half

Source: EV Hub Across the United States, approved utility investment in transportation electrification since 2012 now totals more than $2.6 billion. So far in 2020, 95 percent of the $1.2 billion approved fell in the third quarter with two major approvals in New York and California in July and August. For the [...]

By |2020-10-13T17:27:33-04:00October 13th, 2020|

California Continues Charge with New EV Infrastructure Requirements

Source: Proterra California continues to advance clean air legislation and regulations amid an ongoing season of particularly devastating wildfires. On September 30, Governor Gavin Newsom singed Assembly Bill 841 into law requiring utilities to cover the costs of grid upgrades and infrastructure on the utility side of the meter necessary to support EV charging deployment. This significantly [...]

By |2020-10-13T13:27:39-04:00October 13th, 2020|

EV Market Picking Up Speed as California Sets an Ambitious Goal

Source: Bay Area News Network   COVID-19 has done little to dampen major policy commitments, investment announcements, and technology advances throughout the EV sector. California made history on September 23rd when Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order setting the state on course to reach 100 percent ZEV passenger vehicle sales by 2035. [...]

By |2020-09-28T16:48:47-04:00September 28th, 2020|

Automakers Dashboard Now Available

Source: EV Hub   We are happy to launch our dashboard redesign on the EV Hub with the just released Automakers Dashboard. With the support of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), this dashboard integrates new research with existing EV Hub data you are used to seeing in the National EV Sales and [...]

By |2020-09-21T17:16:53-04:00September 21st, 2020|
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