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22%
of the new BEVs delivered across Western Europe so far in 2024 were imported from China, including Western brands. More in the European Electric Car Study full report
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Unravelling the heterogeneous nature of the European plug-in electric passenger car market, focussing on the 18 market West European region that accounts for over 95 per cent of total wider region's BEV deliveries. Providing strategic guidance, insights and the market's future trajectory – reinforced by exclusively collated high-quality current and historic monthly data.

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EXCLUSIVE ICEs making a return?
ICE new cars see an increase in market share across Western Europe 

June 2024

Across Western Europe, new BEV passenger car registrations recorded a monthly year-on-year fall in May (-10.9%y/y), marking the third monthly decline compared to the same month last year over the past six months... more >

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EXCLUSIVE Born in the PRC

Every third BEV model currently available to order in Europe is manufactured in China
May 2024

According to data from the European Electric Car Study, a subscription industry report published monthly, every third pure electric (BEV) passenger car model available across European dealerships is a vehicle manufactured in China... 
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Chinese car brand sales Europe 2024

EXCLUSIVE Sino brand volumes 2024
SAIC (MG) continues to dominate Chinese-brand passenger car imports 

June 2024

SAIC is less exposed as pure-BEV model line-up manufacturers such as BYD (PHEV on the way) to the additional BEV-targeted tariff increase, due to be provisionally imposed from July 4th, as it still sees two in three of its regional registrations delivered with an internal combustion engine... more >

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EXCLUSIVE Chinese advance slows
China's advance into the West European new passenger car market appears to have hit the buffers

May 2024

According to the latest Schmidt Automotive Research industry data, Chinese-brand models accounted for just 2.9 per cent of the total region's new car market during the opening third of 2024...

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EXCLUSIVE Geely No.2 in Western Europe
Geely Group saw its BEV volumes command a top-two position across Western Europe in April
May 2024

The combined brands of Geely, including Volvo Cars, Polestar, Smart, Lotus and Zeekr, saw their BEV volumes come second to only VW Group's pure electric volumes during April, commanding 12.7% of the new BEV passenger cars market across Western Europe... more >

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EXCLUSIVE BYD ship to Brazil over Europe
BYD's European roll-out stalls as second voyage of its BYD Explorer No.1 vessel from China favours Brazil over Europe
May 2024        

Accounting for just 0.2% of the W.European new passenger car market during the opening quarter of 2024, (7,400 new models), it is perhaps unsurprising that the next voyage of its BYD Explorer No.1 has been dispatched to Brazil rather than Europe... more >

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Offering key strategic insights, and market intelligence, focussing on the heterogeneous nature of the West European electric car market, including analysis of exclusively collated market data with in-depth guidance,
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Founder, Matthias Schmidt, previously served as the Chief European Analyst, at Automotive Industry Data Ltd based in the UK, with a demographic including executives, product planners and policymakers among others. 

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