Sales

Germany Maintains Nearly 1.9% Market Share For Plug-Ins In October

Germany continues its outstanding run of plug-in electric car sales growth in October, achieving its second best result ever, right on the heels of September’s record. In total, 5,065 new passenger plug-in vehicle registrations were logged, good for a 1.86% share of the overall automotive market. October’s plug-in growth rate of 94%…

2 days ago by Mark Kane 10

BMW Sold Over 9,400 Plug-Ins In October, Up 60%

In October, the BMW Group wasn’t able to repeat its best-ever, 5-digit September result, but it still did fairly well nonetheless. In total, 9,405 plug-in BMW i Series, BMW iPerformance and MINI Electrics were sold. That works out to a gain of 60.3% year-over-year, and also enabled the company to hit plug-in share of…

4 days ago by Mark Kane 14

Ford C-Max Energi Production Comes To An End

Dan Jones, Ford’s North America Car Communications Manager, has revealed that the C-Max Energi production has ended, while the C-Max hybrid will live on into mid-2018. Of note:  We did a little further digging, and Ford is planning for regular C-Max production through early May of 2018. The C-Max series…

7 days ago by Mark Kane 26

Plug-In Sales In France Rise 33% For October

Plug-in electric vehicle sales in France continued their expansion in October, notching 3,627 new registrations – which was 33.3% more than year ago. Once again, the fastest growing part of the market is plug-in hybrids, which nearly doubled last month: October stats: Passenger BEVs: 1,748 registrations (up 13.3%) at ≈1% market…

1 week ago by Mark Kane 6

A Record 123,000 Plug-In EVs Were Sold Worldwide In September

Global plug-in electric vehicle sales increased to record levels in September, tallying some ~122,860 deliveries (up 55%), and obliterating the old high-water mark of about 105,000. The YTD worldwide total (after nine months) now stands at roughly 766,000 after nine months, which is roughly equal to the amount of plug-ins that sold…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 29