2018 EV and Tesla Market Share Update

2018 was the year Tesla took over. Tesla commanded ~65% of the plugin market in December: For the full year 2018, Tesla had 53% market share. GM, with the second largest market share was at only 10%: The Model 3 similarly took over the US Compact Luxury sedan market: In fact, Tesla sold so many…

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Sept 2018 EV and Tesla Market Share Update

Since my last EV market share update for July, things have changed a lot. I heard rumors that the competition will kill Tesla, nobody would possibly want to buy a Tesla when much better cars like the iPace and the eTron and EQC are coming. Instead we got this: Tesla market share went up from…

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Infrastructure For EV’s Part 2: The Future Grid

In Part 1, I covered what would happen if 10% of the cars on the road became electric overnight. In Part 2 I look at the the technology used to solve the problem – storage. However, before we get into storage, lets look at some grid basics: Different Types Of Power In extremely oversimplified terms,…

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Electric Car Shopping in Virginia

This March we leased a new Nissan Leaf as Parchayi’s new car and we got a great deal on a zero down 2 year lease with a car the exact color and trim level she wanted. However getting that wasn’t easy. So here is my guide on shopping for a car, especially if you are…

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