40,000 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV in Europe

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Sales Pass 40,000 In Europe

Mitsubishi celebrates its own milestone of 40,000 Outlander PHEVs delivered in Europe since October 2013. The Outlander PHEV is now even very close to overtaking the Nissan LEAF at 41,500. For Outlander PHEV, Europe significantly eclipsed Japan, which as of end of May was at 22,000. Outlander PHEV is now…

2 days ago by Mark Kane 13

BYD Plug-In Car Sales in China – May 2015

Plug-In Electric Car Sales Exceed 10,000 Units In China In May

According to the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA) via ChinaAutoWeb, sales of plug-in electric cars surged in May by 192% year-over-year to 10,856! And that still only includes models manufactured in China. Most of the sales are all-electric cars – 6,540, while plug-in hybrids stand at 4,316. YTD numbers almost…

4 days ago by Mark Kane 3

6.4% PHEV sector share in The Netherlands this May (source: EagleAID)

6.4% Market Share For PHEVs In The Netherlands In May

According to Automotive Industry Data, last month in the Netherlands’, new registrations of plug-in hybrids amounted to 1,769 or 6.4% of the total market. That’s a lot, and our best source of open EV sales stats (EV Sales Blog) is indicating almost 2,000 registrations in May if we include pure…

5 days ago by Mark Kane 4

Nissan LEAF Alongside Renault ZOE

Renault-Nissan Alliance Sells Its 250,000th Electric Vehicle

Renault-Nissan Alliance announced a huge milestone of 250,000 electric vehicle sales, acheived in early June 2015. That’s 4.5 years after introduction of the Nissan LEAF in Japan and US. 250,000 EVs include the Nissan e-NV200, Renault ZOE, Renault Kangoo Z.E., Renault Fluence Z.E.(suspended), SM3 Z.E. (in South Korea) and the…

5 days ago by Mark Kane 8

EDTA's Electric Drive Market Snapshot – May 2015

Snapshot: Electric Drive Sales Dashboard May 2015

Electric Drive Transportation Association this month released a US market snapshot instead of its usual larger infographic that we’re used to seeing from EDTA. Anyways, it seems that plug-in electric car sales have exceeded 329,000 (cumulative total) in the U.S. by their count and by the end of this year…

1 week ago by Mark Kane 5

Crevier BMW in Southern California had the largest turnout with over 200 people in attendance! Photo credit to Harry Lin

BMW i Sales YTD Exceed 10,000 Units

In BMW’s press release announcing May sales, there’s mention of its i division sales volumes thus far in 2015: “BMW i sales totalled 2,169 in May, with the brand achieving sales of 10,490 vehicles in the first five months of the year. The BMW i3 has been delivered to a…

2 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 7