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:
- Passenger BEVs: 1,748 registrations (up 13.3%) at ≈1% market share (PC)
- Passenger PHEVs: 1,055 registrations (up 95%) at ≈0.6% market share (PC)
- Light commercial BEVs: 824 registrations (up 29.4%)
In the case of passenger BEVs, the Renault ZOE noted only 755 new registrations, which is down 4% compared to 2016.
On the other hand, the new Renault Kangoo Z.E. with its upgraded 33 kWh battery, set a new record of 507 units delivered in the light commercial BEV category.
In total, more than 34,000 new plug-ins were registered during the first ten months – which is already more than was sold in 2016.
source: Avere-France / AAA data