Plug-in cars at 9% in Italy in May as VW MEB platform starts spreading

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European car markets keep marching along the exponential ramp of EV adoption in May. Both full electric cars and plug-in hybrids continue to score increasing market share amidst shrinking overall car sales in the post-Covid economy. Italy, the fourth largest market in the continent, keeps its own tempo and unique taste for EVs, trailing top countries by a few months.

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Italy’s exponential EV market growth continues in April as Fiat 500e reigns supreme

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As the world slowly but steadily heads out of the coronavirus pandemic, the global economy is waking up – along with inflation concerns – and car markets are recording a sustained recovery from last year’s rout. Europe is at the heart of the EV revolution, both for electric cars production and adoption, with many countries boasting encouraging EV market share growth month after month. Following a promising first quarter, April is no different.

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Italy’s EV market more than tripled YoY in Q1 2021 – 6.6% market share

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The first quarter of 2021 has offered an upbeat snapshot of EV sales throughout Europe, with a continued strong rise across all markets. Italy’s sales started off the year with softer growth than other countries, but a strong rebound at the end of Q1 means this year’s electric cars stats already impress.

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March brings fresh EV records to Italy’s car market

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Italy’s EV sales get a substantial boost in March as the first quarter of 2021 ends with electrifying new records. The year started with rather soft numbers following a brilliant end to 2020, but a notable shift in pace now bodes well for the months to come.

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February EV market share grows in Italy: +123% YoY

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The race to electrification continues in Europe. As car markets find their way out of the pandemic, EVs leave a greater mark month after month. Italy sees stronger sales in February following a soft start to the year, as all electrified vehicles contribute to replace traditional powertrains.

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Volvo is planning its own public fast charging network in Italy

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2021 is quickly shaping up to be a crucial year for electric cars. As the world thrusts itself out of a pandemic and government policies clearly target sustainability through huge recovery funds, the shift to electric mobility is gaining pace. But it’s not just governments who plead considerable investments to move forward and away from a fossil economy. The most forward-looking companies are also taking the plunge, seizing this moment of seismic change. Volvo is one of them.

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Plug-ins off to a soft January start in Italy’s car market

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Italy’s plug-in car market saw a rather soft start to 2021, following a sparkling end of 2020 which was marked by a sense of exuberance. January sales figures show a combination of the hangover from year end, as well as the marks of a new lockdown. Plug-in vehicles, nonetheless, are on the rise in a year on year (YoY) comparison.

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Italy’s EV charging infrastructure is about to get a high-power boost

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As Europe accelerates its transition to electric mobility, a key factor many countries are focusing on for a successful shift is their charging infrastructure. Italy’s electric car market is just now starting to get noticed, and while its limited network of fast chargers has always been a concern by skeptics and enthusiasts alike, this issue may soon become a thing of the past.

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Italy’s EV market tripled in 2020 – Can it triple again this year?

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The ugly duckling of electric mobility among Europe’s top car markets is finally turning into a swan. We are talking about Italy, home to so many historic motor brands, where a once almost inexistent EV market is now blossoming into a noteworthy player as Europe pushes towards transport electrification.

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Fiat 500e dominates Italy’s EV market in December – BEVs grow eightfold!

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The year of coronavirus has just ended on a high note for EV markets throughout Europe. With traditional car sales down everywhere by double digit percentages, electric cars have taken charge, offering a taste of things to come. This is also true for Italy, where December monthly EV sales skyrocketed to over eight times last year’s levels!

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