Electric cars gradually replace gasoline cars
According to the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA), electric cars accounted for nearly 50% of the market share in the old continent in the first three months of this year. In particular, battery electric vehicles are playing a leading role in electrified vehicles.
ACEA’s electric vehicle concept includes battery electric vehicle (BEV), hybrid vehicle (HEV), externally charged hybrid vehicle (Plug-in Hybrid, PHEV) and hydrogen fuel electric vehicle (FCEV).
Battery-powered electric vehicles were the most noticeable, with sales of 224,145 units, an increase of 53.4% over the same period last year (equivalent to 146,125 vehicles sold), accounting for 10% of total passenger car sales. in Europe.
Battery electric vehicles also overtook externally charged hybrids (8.9%). Hybrid cars still have good sales, accounting for about 25% of the total market share. Finally, hydrogen-fueled electric vehicles hold more than 3% of the market share.
The number of electric cars sold in Europe is increasing
Germany remains the largest battery electric vehicle market in Europe in terms of sales, but the UK has a larger share. Europe’s top five markets all recorded a 46% increase in sales of battery electric vehicles compared to the same period last year.
Experts attribute the high sales of electric vehicles to reasons including the explosive electrification trend, the desire to abandon polluting fossil fuels, and the launch of new electric car models. In addition, the situation of high oil prices due to the Russia-Ukraine crisis also caused the sales of green vehicles to explode like never before.
According to data from the consulting and auditing services company PwC (Germany), global sales of battery electric vehicles in the first quarter of 2022 increased by 107% compared to the same period in 2021. In which, China alone consumed nearly 70% of battery electric vehicles were sold in the world in the first quarter of the year, more than double compared to the same period last year. In Asia’s number one economy, some brands like BMW even recorded a 3-fold increase in sales of battery electric vehicles.
Fossil fuels are polluting and increasingly expensive, making the trend of electrification in the car industry faster
A series of battery-powered electric car models launched in the Vietnamese market
Meanwhile, the wave of battery electric vehicles in Vietnam is not out of the world trend. The latest, Hyundai Ioniq 5 is the first electric car in the mid-range segment introduced by a big brand in Vietnam.
Ioniq 5 is an urban small car, so it is somewhat inferior to VinFast VF8. In return, the equipment is quite impressive, which is the traditional strength of Korean cars. According to the announcement, the car is 4,635 mm long, 1,890 mm wide, 1,605 mm high.
The electric motor is mounted on the rear axle, with a capacity of 217 horsepower, maximum torque of 350Nm, bringing a maximum speed of 185km / h, the ability to accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in 7.4 seconds. The version appearing in Vietnam is equipped with a 72 kWh battery pack, giving a charging time of 10-80% in 18 minutes, or 5 minutes of plugging in the car charger and can travel 100 km. With the 10.9kW AC AC charger, the car takes 6.6 hours to fully charge the battery.
Hyundai Ioniq 5 launched in Vietnam market
In the luxury segment, the EQS is also expected to be brought into the Vietnam Motor Show (VMS) 2022 by Mercedes-Benz Vietnam, which will take place in October. Mercedes-Benz EQS is 5,265 mm long, with internal and external designs. The interior has a modern style and is completely different from the traditional lines of the German automaker.
In Vietnam, the car has 2 versions, of which EQS 450 is equipped with an electric motor, with a capacity of 329 horsepower and maximum torque of 568 Nm, giving a 0-100km / h acceleration time of 6 ,2 sec. On the EQS 580 4Matic, the electric motor produces 516 hp and 854 Nm, giving a 0-100km/h time of 4.3 seconds.
VinFast VF8 also covers the market with a mid-size crossover model, priced at VND 1,057 billion, along with the VF e34 in the more affordable segment. Meanwhile, Porsche Taycan quickly occupied the flagship position.
Manufacturers also announced the attached charging plan. In the popular car group like the VF e34 or VF8, the charging station is spread out in many public places, with low-cost subscription packages to facilitate users. Meanwhile, for the luxury brand, the charging solution is now offered as an option to go with the vehicle and will be installed at locations designated by buyers of the Porsche Taycan or Mercedes-Benz EQS.
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