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Focussing on the European plug-in passenger car market and its future trajectory, reinforced by exclusively collated high-quality monthly data.

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Established by Berlin-based European automotive industry market analyst, Matthias Schmidt, delivering exclusive incisive trends and developments in the global automotive industry, to the automotive industry – and stakeholders – for approaching 20-years.

Offering key strategic insights focussing heavily on the electric car market, including analysis of exclusive collated market data with in-depth guidance, providing you with a strategic advantage over your competitors’.

Matthias previously served as the Chief European Analyst, at Automotive Industry Data in the UK, with a demographic including CEOs, product-planners and policymakers among others.

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Publisher of Europe's most comprehensive data-driven, trend spotting monthly industry flash electric car market report, the European Electric Car Report

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Tailor-made automotive industry business reporting based on high-quality data

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Project-based, or longer-term engagements

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Matthias Schmidt

European Automotive Market Analyst @ Schmidt Automotive Research
Automotive Analyst with 15 years of experience serving the highest-ranking executives and decision-makers in and around the industry Member of @thefactory Berlin Automotive.

Latest posts from Schmidt Automotive Research

June update

West EU PEV market hits 0.5 million units after 5-months

For the 11th consecutive month, monthly registrations of new plug-in passenger cars across W-Europe continued to account for >20% of the total market up to May 2022 according to the monthly European Electric Car Study's data.

Matthias Schmidt

European Automotive Market Analyst @ Schmidt Automotive Research
3 minute read |

Nordics on track to wave bye to ICEs first?

Over 100 different pure electric (BEV) models have entered Europe's most Northern market over the past decade, contributing to nearly every fifth car on Norway's roads today (15.9% BEV parc January 1, 2022) motoring along silently. The half millionth model will enter the 2.9m car market during this year's second quarter.

Matthias Schmidt

European Automotive Market Analyst @ Schmidt Automotive Research
3 minute read |

West EU BEV market powers on despite hurricane headwinds

Despite Western Europe's pure electric passenger car market falling on unpredicted times with hurricane headwinds coming in the form of the continued semi-conductor shortage, the Ukrainian wire harness impact, raw material price concerns, and covid shutdowns in China, BEV volumes across the monitored 18 market region achieved the third-best quarter on record. The other two quarters with higher volumes...

Matthias Schmidt

European Automotive Market Analyst @ Schmidt Automotive Research
1 minute read |

European Electric Car Market Intelligence Study

This report provides a forecast of the medium to long-term transition to EVs, taking into account the current geopolitical uncertainty caused by the war in Ukraine.
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The new normal is the abnormal, but are EVs set to benefit?

Following on from Covid shutdowns in 2020, the resulting semiconductor shortages in 2021 and now the war in Europe and raw material and fuel price rises as well as wire harness stoppage multipliers, the European auto industry now requires both a plan B, C and not forgetting D.

Matthias Schmidt

European Automotive Market Analyst @ Schmidt Automotive Research
4 minute read |

The European Electric Car Report Edition 12 Full Year 2021

This report delivers key and incisive trends and developments in the European EV market, both to the industry and its stakeholders.
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The European Electric Car Report Edition 10 – 2021

This report delivers key and incisive trends and developments in the European EV market, both to the industry and its stakeholders.
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The European Electric Car Report Edition 8 – 2021

This report delivers key and incisive trends and developments in the European EV market, both to the industry and its stakeholders.
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The European Electric Car Report Edition 6 – 2021

This report delivers key and incisive trends and developments in the European EV market, both to the industry and its stakeholders.
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The European Electric Car Report Edition 3 – 2021

This report delivers key and incisive trends and developments in the European EV market, both to the industry and its stakeholders.
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The European Electric Car Report Edition 2 – 2021

This report delivers key and incisive trends and developments in the European EV market, both to the industry and its stakeholders.
Reported by Schmidt Automotive Research

The European Electric Car Report Edition 1 – 2021

This report delivers key and incisive trends and developments in the European EV market, both to the industry and its stakeholders.
Reported by Schmidt Automotive Research

The European Electric Car Report Edition 12 Full Year 2020

This report delivers key and incisive trends and developments in the European EV market, both to the industry and its stakeholders.
Reported by Schmidt Automotive Research

The European Electric Car Report Edition 11 – 2020

This report delivers key and incisive trends and developments in the European EV market, both to the industry and its stakeholders.
Reported by Schmidt Automotive Research

The European Electric Car Report Edition 3 – 2020

This report delivers key and incisive trends and developments in the European EV market, both to the industry and its stakeholders.
Reported by Schmidt Automotive Research

The European Electric Car Report Edition 8 – 2020

This report delivers key and incisive trends and developments in the European EV market, both to the industry and its stakeholders.
Reported by Schmidt Automotive Research

The European Electric Car Report Edition 10 – 2020

This report delivers key and incisive trends and developments in the European EV market, both to the industry and its stakeholders.
Reported by Schmidt Automotive Research

The European Electric Car Report Edition 09 – 2020

This report delivers key and incisive trends and developments in the European EV market, both to the industry and its stakeholders.
Reported by Schmidt Automotive Research

The European Electric Car Monthly Study

ICEbreaker – BEVs accounted for >20% new cars in December – plug-ins 31.6% – in end of year compliance push

Matthias Schmidt

European Automotive Market Analyst @ Schmidt Automotive Research
3 minute read |