Their emphasis on digital services, in-car connectivity and customer-service experience has helped shift perception of EVs in the market.
Colin McKerracherBNEF Analyst
Manufacturers have been finding success with both mini and large cars and SUVs. The compact and mid-size segments could be next.
The auto industry’s shift away from cobalt shows how meaningful market forces and ingenuity can be.
Extending tax credits, boosting commercial vehicles and supporting automakers’ overhaul of their factories would make America more competitive with China.
Policymakers look poised to shorten the bridge to a fully electric future.
In Norway, battery-electric vehicles now drive more miles annually on average than cars running purely on gasoline or diesel.
EV sales are increasing fast, but urgent action is needed to clean up trucks and cars in emerging economies.
Combustion has peaked, even big trucks are switching to batteries and other takeaways from BloombergNEF’s annual EV report.
More plugs are needed but the gap isn’t inherently a bad thing.
China and Europe are driving most of the adoption, with North America a distant third source of sales. Up next: emerging markets.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will affect adoption of plug-ins and EVs.
While Build Back Better was sent back to the drawing board, a revised EV tax credit looks likely.
Companies testing the technology are using plug-in vehicles for some obvious reasons.
Usage of the technology is spreading, with 17 automakers planning to produce lidar-equipped car models.
The future of oil demand will in part be determined by those vehicles.
EV sales are booming but 2022 will bring some bumps in the road.
Internal combustion engine vehicles have already peaked, while electric cars are getting cheaper and going farther.