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Chinese manufacturer new BEV volumes fall across Western Europe during March 2024 compared to the same month last year
Source: Schmidt Automotive

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  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 >

BYD Motor Show

EXCLUSIVE Chinese OEMs Q1 2024 
Chinese car manufacturers remain below 3% share of the the West European market

April 2024

During the opening quarter of 2024, Chinese manufacturers accounted for just a mere fraction of the West European new passenger car market's 3.05 million new volumes between January and March 2024...

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EXCLUSIVE Chinese BEV volumes stall
Chinese new electric car registrations stall across Europe in March
April 2024

During March, Chinese manufacturers saw their new BEV passenger car registrations across Western Europe fall by 13.8%, and was consequently a more significant decline than the total market, which saw 11% fewer new pure electric models enter the 18 market region during the same month ... more >

European electric car market growth trend infographic

EXCLUSIVE W-European BEV market Q1 '24
The West European new BEV electric car market grinds to a halt in 2024 

April 2024

 The West European BEV fully-electric new passenger car market saw this year's opening quarter registrations (Q1 2024) grind to a halt, with year-on-year quarterly growth rising by just 3.5 per cent over the same quarter last year (Q1 2023), to 433,520 units (2023 Q1: 418,700)...
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Volkswagen ID.7 white front three quarter

NEW PRODUCT VW ID.7 test

Don’t judge an ID. by its cover. Volkswagen's best electric car yet, but something key is holding it back
May 2024

Volkswagen’s best electric car yet, but is the ID.7 too high-tech for current customers and too conservative for new ones?
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EXCLUSIVE UK No.1 BEV market Q1 2024

The UK was Europe's largest electric car market during the opening quarter of 2024
April 2024

The United Kingdom has become Europe's largest new pure electric passenger car market for the first time on a quarterly basis... 
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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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