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BYD Surpasses LG Energy Solution in Installed Battery Capacity of Electric Cars Globally
Between January 2022 and November 2022, BYD surpassed LG Energy Solution to achieve third place in the ranking of installed battery capacity for all electric cars sold globally (BEV, PHEV, and HEV). During this period, 446.0 GWh, or 74.7% more energy than the previous year, was stored in the batteries of electric cars. Since the third quarter of 2020, the market has been continuously growing.
For the first time, lithium-ion battery pack prices have risen to $151/kWh
The cost of lithium-ion battery packs has increased for the first time since BloombergNEF (BNEF) started monitoring the industry in 2010. This is due to rising raw material and battery component prices as well as skyrocketing inflation.
Phase-out of conventional fueled trucks across the EU-2
The EU’s 27 member states have increased the number of goals they have set for the phase-out of conventionally fueled cars.
Europe is expected to take the global lead by 2030
While China is presently in front of Europe and the US in terms of electrifying the auto industry, the European market will recover in 2025 and regain the lead over the other global regions by 2030.
Top 10 electric vehicle sales (BEV + PHEV) in Europe Q3
In the EU, BEVs now account for 11.9% of all new passenger car registrations (up from 9.8% in Q3 2021).
EV Frontrunners: Interview with Mathijs van der Goot
For this episode of EV Frontrunners, we interviewed Mathijs van der Goot. He is the Global EV & Charging Manager at LeasePlan. When and how