Global Electric Car Sales 2014 – Segment Leaders
By segment, there may be some surprises.
In examining plug-in electric vehicles sales globally by segment for 2014, EV-Sales determined to following winners:
- Micro-Car – Kandi EV
- A-Segment – VW e-Up!
- B-Segment – BMW i3
- C-Segment – Nissan LEAF
- D-Segment – Ford Fusion Energi
- E/F-Segment – Tesla Model S
- SUV – Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
- MPV – Ford C-Max Energi
- Pick-Up – Mitsubishi Minicab MiEV
- Sports Car – BMW i8
*Of note: Some segments have only 1 or 2 plug-in electric vehicles offered right now, so winning a segment doesn’t necessarily require a high volume of sales.
Editor’s Note (below): Adding in the class segment definitions for reference. (as per Euro car classifications)
A: mini cars
B: small cars
C: medium cars
D: large cars
E: executive cars
F: luxury cars
J: sport utility cars
M: multi purpose cars
S: sport coupés
For a look at the sales total and additional details, check out the EV-Sales post here.