July EV sales in the U.S.
Exactly 7,762 electric cars found new owners in July in the States, 50.9 percent more than in the same month last year. PHEV sales grew even stronger and were up 68% with 6,525 units sold. Chevy’s Volt leads the pack while Tesla’s Model S remained the best-selling EV. 32,633 hybrids were sold.
EV charging points in Germany.
About 5,500 public charge points could be found in Germany at the end of 2014, BDEW (German Association of Energy and Water Industries) reports. 800 of those where only added in the second half of last year. At least one EV charging station stands in 839 cities and municipalities with Stuttgart displaying the most spots (348) followed by Berlin (247) and Hamburg (236).
bdew.de (in German)