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AUTO SALES: Tesla Cuts Model 3 Prices in Japan By as Much as 24%

  • Date: 18-02-21
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Bloomberg

Tesla Inc. slashed prices for its Model 3 in Japan, part of a wider effort to build its presence and spur demand in a market that has seemed largely impenetrable for the electric vehicle maker.

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AUTO SALES: Passenger car registrations: -24.0% in January 2021

  • Date: 17-02-21
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: ACEA

Brussels, 17 February 2021 – In January 2021, new car registrations tumbled by 24.0% from 956,447 units in January 2020 to 726,491 units this year, marking the lowest January total on record to date.

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AUTO SALES: Europe Auto Sales Resume Steep Decline in January After Reprieve

  • Date: 16-02-21
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Bloomberg

Passenger-car sales in Europe’s five biggest markets tumbled by more than a quarter last month after lockdowns to combat the pandemic shuttered dealerships and consumers shied away from large purchases.

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AUTO SALES: New-vehicle demand rebounded sharply in January, CAAM projects

  • Date: 04-02-21
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Auto News

New-vehicle sales surged 32 percent in January from a year earlier, when the coronavirus outbreak emerged and the lunar Chinese New Year holiday resulted in fewer working days, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers estimates.

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AUTO SALES: Fuel types of new cars: electric 10.5%, hybrid 11.9%, petrol 47.5% market share full-year 2020

  • Date: 04-02-21
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: ACEA

Brussels, 4 February 2021 – In the fourth quarter of 2020, nearly one in six passenger cars registered in the European Union was an electrically-chargeable vehicle (16.5%). Stimulus packages introduced by governments to boost demand, following the unprecedented impact of COVID-19 on car sales, sought to stimulate alternatively-powered vehicles in particular, further driving demand for low and zero-emission cars.

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AUTO SALES: How China put nearly 5 million new energy vehicles on the road in one decade

  • Date: 29-01-21
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: ICCT

At the end of 2020, an important milestone was reached when 4.92 million new energy vehicles (NEVs), including battery electric, plug-in hybrid, and fuel cell vehicles, were operating on China’s roads. These were 1.75% of the country’s total vehicle stock. Ten years ago, China had only deployed some 20,000 NEVs nationwide, and it was only eight years ago that China established a mid-term strategy for NEV development that aimed at a cumulative 5 million vehicles sold by the end of 2020. This mean

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AUTO SALES: GM aims to stop selling gasoline vehicles by 2035

  • Date: 28-01-21
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Auto News

"General Motors is joining governments and companies around the globe working to establish a safer, greener and better world," CEO Mary Barra said in a post Thursday on LinkedIn. "We believe that with our scale and reach we can encourage others to follow suit and make a significant impact on our industry and on the economy as a whole."

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AUTO SALES: China Auto Sales Fall For Third Straight Year In A Virus-Hit 2020, But EVs Rise

  • Date: 12-01-21
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Investors

China auto sales fell 6.8% in 2020 but did better than expected in the pandemic-hit year and could to return to growth in 2021, according to one industry watchdog. Electric-car sales rose nearly 10%.

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