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Plug-ins at 10.3% in June as Italy’s EV sales gain traction

Signs of recovery in Italy’s car market as plug-in registrations go up at the end of the first half of the year. With a new incentive scheme now fully operational, sales of electrified powertrains were widely expected to pick up, … Continue reading

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Light at the end of the tunnel as Italy’s EV sales recover in May

Italy’s EV market is not yet out of the woods, but things are starting to look up again. As European countries continue their long run to electrification, the continent’s fourth largest auto market struggles to regain the pace it lost … Continue reading

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Italy’s EV debacle in April ahead of new incentives

Italy’s car market kept tumbling in April. As widely expected, with the government delaying the re-introduction of incentives for zero or low carbon models, and the promise to include some internal combustion engine options in the scheme, car buyers paused … Continue reading

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A lost quarter for Italy’s electric mobility – will new incentives re-ignite the EV race?

It’s been a bad start of the year for the Italian car market, as 2022 inherited crises that had been brewing since the covid pandemic. With an ongoing chip (and broader materials) shortage, policy uncertainties, inflation spiking and a war … Continue reading

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Tesla thrives in Italy as broader plug-in market falls in March

It was widely expected, and it’s finally happened. While most European car markets keep posting new records and continued monthly growth for plug-in car sales, Italy’s is getting stuck in a rout of its own doing. Europe’s fourth largest market … Continue reading

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Italy’s BEV market down in February – Waiting for new incentives

As Europe sets sail for ever more ambitious growth for electric vehicles, all is not well in the continent’s fourth largest car market, Italy. While other major European auto markets continued posting steep increases in EV adoption in February, the … Continue reading

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Plug-ins start 2022 at 8.4% in Italy – Dacia Spring BEV best seller

The race of Italy’s electric car market shows signs of fatigue, as 2022 started off with mixed results. While other European countries continued boasting exponential rises in January consistent with the exuberance of year-end, the same was not completely true … Continue reading

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Italy’s EV market doubled in 2021 – Any growth in 2022?

2021 saw continued growth in the nascent Italian EV market. Amid the tail end of the coronavirus pandemic, uncertain financial incentives and the ongoing global chip shortage, electric mobility confirmed a momentum that has been gaining strength across Europe and … Continue reading

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Plug-ins at record 13.3% in Italy in December but car market in crisis

2021 ended on mixed notes for Italy’s car market. Amidst the continued, stellar growth of electric mobility throughout the Old Continent, EV sales finished the year at record share levels in all major European markets. While Italy followed suit in … Continue reading

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Italy’s plug-in sales near 12% in November as car market declines

Italy’s EV market maintains a fast pace in November, while overall car sales continue their decline in tune with most other European countries. As internal combustion engines keep their downward trajectory, a new normal seems to be taking place: less … Continue reading

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