France Registers More Than 25,000 Plug-In Electric Cars In First Half Of 2018

JUL 10 2018 BY MARK KANE

Thanks to a strong June (2nd best month ever), the French plug-in market exceeded 25,000 sales in the first half of the year.

In total, some 5,526 new registrations last month translated into 22% growth year-over-year.

June stats:

  • Passenger BEVs: 3,240 registrations (up 12%) at ≈1.3% market share (PC)
  • Passenger PHEVs: 1,427 registrations (up 17%) at ≈0.6% market share (PC)
  • Light commercial BEVs: 859 registrations (up 61%)

For the first six months of 2018, total registrations amounted to some 25,173 (14,955 passenger BEVs, 3,679 light delivery vans and 6,495 passenger plug-in hybrids), which gives hopes for 50,000 for the year. In 2017, sales nearly hit 43,000.

Plug-in electric car registrations in France – June 2018

Plug-in electric car registrations in France – June 2018

The top selling all-electric model in France is Renault ZOE – 1,928 in June and 8,007 YTD, which most of the passenger BEV sales. In the far second place we see Nissan LEAF with a strong 469 in June and 2,248 YTD.

Plug-in electric car registrations in France – June 2018 (Source: Avere-France)

Source: Avere-France

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