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Johnson Wants Chargers in England Homes; HERE Maps Charging By County

The official U.K. government website touts “hundreds of thousands of extra charge points” are in the pipeline with this law.

Electrification Charging

U.S. Light-Vehicle Sales to Continue Growth in November; More Strength Likely in December

Because of the usual holiday-related plant downtime, on top of stoppages and slowdowns that still will be caused by the ongoing supply-chain disruptions, vehicle production for the U.S. market will weaken enough in December that inventory likely declines after rising in November. However, growth is expected to continue in Q1-2022.

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Signs of Optimism Remain Despite More Supply-Chain-Related Cuts to Q4 North America Production

Despite another round of production cuts, there remain signs the supply-chain problems are abating in North America, including that first-in-a-long-time sequential gains in October for U.S. light-vehicle sales and inventory continue in November.

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L.A. Show Sees Slew of BEVs Debut, With Varying Odds

More BEV CUVs are set to hit the U.S. market in the next year, with L.A. show debuts from Hyundai, Kia, Toyota, Subaru, Fisker and Nissan. We evaluate their chances.

Electrification Market Analysis

U.S. Big Trucks Dip 1.6% in October

Class 4 soared 54.3%, while the rest of the group posted losses. Year-to-date comparisons with 2020 were still positive for all but Class 7.

Market Analysis

Canada Big Trucks Rise 4.7% in October

Class 5 and Class 7 bolstered medium- and heavy-duty truck sales for the month.

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Mexico Light-Vehicle Sales Down 5.9% in October

Car sales in Mexico fell 9.8% in October, while light-truck sales experienced a 1.5% drop.

Market Analysis

Supply Disruptions Causing Global Production in 2021 to Fall Dangerously Close to Pandemic-Impacted 2020 Totals

Europe and North America are heading toward year-over-year declines in 2021, while China, though forecast for an increase, is ending the year with a resurgence in losses related to the semiconductor shortage.

Market Analysis Markets

North America Platform by Plant Production Forecast - 2021-2023

North America light vehicle production forecast by vehicle type and country; by manufacturer, vehicle type, and country; by manufacturer, country, and plant; and by manufacturer, platform, and plant by month for 2021-2023. Includes list of models with their associated platform.

Market Analysis Production Forecast

Tesla Inks Lithium Pact, Opens Supercharger Network; VW’s Diess in Hot Water

The leading seller of battery-electric vehicles has been moving swiftly to secure raw materials for batteries, as shortages loom.

Electrification Batteries

Canada LV Sales Down 11.9% in October

October marked the fourth consecutive month of declines, though year-to-date sales were still positive for Canada light vehicles.

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Renewable Diesel Offers Low-Carbon Lifeline

Cleaning up emissions from heavy-duty trucking could come from renewable fuels made from soy or other feedstock. Some major refineries are coming online in the next two years to fill those fuel tanks with renewable diesel.

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