Author Archives: Carlo Ombello

Italy’s EV sales keep growing in June as Dacia Spring hits the market

Electric mobility’s long road to mainstream adoption continues in June. Sales across Europe keep climbing and Italy’s numbers follow suit, in a noteworthy end to the first half of the year that sees near-record levels of EV registrations.

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

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 … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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March brings fresh EV records to Italy’s car market

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 … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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Volvo is planning its own public fast charging network in Italy

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. … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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