World’s Top 10 Selling Plug-In Cars – 2016 January-July (data source: <a href=EV Sales Blog)" draggable="false">

World’s Top 10 Selling Plug-In Cars – 2016 January-July (data source: EV Sales Blog)

Plug-in electric car sales continue to grow worldwide in strong double-digit pace - in July the growth amounted some 63% year-over-year to 63,000.

According to EV Sales Blog, sales are on track for 800,000 to 1,000,000 in 2016.

The Tesla Model S turn to be the best selling model in July at about 3,700 units sold, while two other models exceeded 3,000 - the Nissan LEAF at 3,243 and the BYD Tang at 3,032.

The average sales of the #1 and #10 models for the H1 2016 stands at over 4,600 and nearly 1,450 a month, respectively

(1) – Includes Chevrolet Volt I and II, Holden Volt, Opel and Vauxhall Ampera;

Manufacturers

World’s Top 10 Plug-In Car Manufacturers – 2016 January-July (data source: <a href=EV Sales Blog)" draggable="false">

World’s Top 10 Plug-In Car Manufacturers – 2016 January-July (data source: EV Sales Blog)

BYD Qin EV300

BYD Qin EV300

This month, BYD extended its unrelinquishable lead over the other manufacturers by delivering over 10,000 plug-in cars a month (10,226 in July)...which was more than twice than any other brand's sales this month.

Tesla Motors delivered last month about 4,683 EVs, while BMW surprised with 4,164. Nissan fell to fifth for the first time at 3,490, behind BAIC's 3,993 sales.

Check out more individual data at EV Sales Blog here.