BEVs Sales Exceed 1% Market Share In France In September
All-electric car sales in France reached ~ 1.05% in September (new high) among passenger cars, while light commercial vehicles hit 1.49%.
In total, 2,270 new BEVs were registered (up 18% year-over-year) last month – 1,731 passenger cars (up 14.3%) and 539 commercial vehicles (up 31.5%).
After the first nine months of 2015, France barely missed the 15,000-unit mark, but even 14,883 translates to a solid 48% up compared to 2014.
Renault ZOE, the best seller in France, reached again over 11% sales volume of the similar, but conventional, Renault Clio.
Tesla Model S seems to be the fourth most popular passenger EV in France this year with 509 registrations.
Renault moved nearly 7,000 ZOE, Nissan nearly 1,800 LEAFs, while Bollore sold over 750 Bluecars.
Here is the French report about the market condition for BEVs, while plug-in hybrids awaits their turn.