China Electric Car Sales — 30% Share Of Auto Sales In August!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2022 04:10:19 +0000

Plugin vehicles continue to be all the rage in the Chinese auto market. Plugins stayed in the fast lane in August, growing 92% year over year (YoY). They scored over 552,000 registrations last month. Plugin hybrids (PHEVs) surged 137% year over year (YoY). They reached 140,000 registrations in August, which is their fourth record month […]

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16% Of New Car Sales In Germany Fully Electric, 28% Have A Plug

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Sun, 18 Sep 2022 21:10:59 +0000

It seems the German automotive market has bottomed out, having grown 3% in August, while plugins are also recovering. Sales of full electric vehicles (BEVs) were up in August by 13% year over year (YoY). There were 31,734 BEV registrations last month, representing 16% of the overall market. This time Plugin hybrids (PHEVs) also helped, […]

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14% Of New Cars Now Fully Electric In France!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Sun, 18 Sep 2022 16:50:44 +0000

Plugin vehicles continue to rise in France, with last month’s plugin vehicle registrations ending at 19,712 units. That means it was another two-digit growth month for plugin vehicles (PEVs) in France. With the overall market presenting its first positive month in a long time, up 4% year over year (YoY), but still down a significant […]

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BYD’s Order Backlog: ~700,000 Vehicles

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 09 Sep 2022 23:47:50 +0000

BYD Han EVI recently wrote about Tesla’s rather enormous order backlog — estimated to be ~457,000 vehicles. Since then, I’ve seen coverage of BYD’s estimated order backlog, and it’s even bigger. According to CnEVPost, BYD’s order backlog has reached around 700,000 vehicles. BYD CEO Wang Chuanfu reportedly informed local reporters of the figure. Note that this is on […]

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Germany’s Plugin EVs Resume Growth, Tesla Model Y Leads

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Thu, 08 Sep 2022 17:33:20 +0000

Europe’s largest auto market, Germany, saw plugin electric vehicles take 28.5% market share in August 2022, their best result YTD, though only marginally up on August 2021’s 27.6%. Overall auto volumes were 199,183 units, fractionally up YOY, but dramatically down by some 37% from the 2018-2019 seasonal average of 315,000 units.  The Tesla Model Y […]

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BYD Sells 82,678 BEVs in August!

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 07 Sep 2022 19:09:23 +0000

BYD continues to sell more and more electric vehicles. This week it released its August sales — only on Twitter, it seems — and the results are as compelling as ever. The company had 82,678 full electric vehicle (BEV) sales and another 91,299 plugin hybrid (PHEV) sales, which Jose Pontes kindly informed me is what […]

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UK Auto Market Struggling But Full Electrics Still Growing

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Wed, 07 Sep 2022 15:59:41 +0000

The UK saw plugin electric vehicles take 20.2% share of the auto market in August, up from 18.3% year on year. Full electrics saw a decent growth in share whilst plugin hybrids lost share, weighing on the combined plugin result. Overall auto volumes were at 68,858 units, a slight YoY improvement, though still 18.8% down […]

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France’s Plugin EVs Back To Modest Growth, Renault Megane Favourite

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Mon, 05 Sep 2022 17:05:22 +0000

Europe’s second largest auto market, France, saw plugin electric vehicles take 21.0% share in August, up modestly from 19.8% year on year. Overall auto volumes for the month were 91,403 units, an improvement over 2021, but still almost 30% down on August 2019. The bestselling full electric was again the new Renault Megane. August’s combined […]

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Norway’s Plugin EVs Still Falling, For Reasons

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Sun, 04 Sep 2022 16:32:32 +0000

Norway, the country furthest along in the electric vehicle transition, saw a second consecutive month of falling plugin electric vehicle share, at 86.1% from 87.7% a year ago. Like last month, full electrics did see annual growth in share, but this was outweighed by the greater falling share of plugin hybrids. Overall auto volumes also […]

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