BEV Registrations in France – August 2016 (source: Avere-France / AAA data)
France re-started its all-electric vehicle sales growth in August, after July was a rare month of failure.
Overall last month, a 42% increase year-over-year in new registrations was logged, with 1,255 new EVs on the road.
France's market share for the month again exceeded 1%.
French BEVs stats breakdown into two camps: passenger vehicles (919 registrations, an increase of 28%) and light commercial vehicles (336, an increase by 104%).
Total plug-in registrations after eight months stand at 17,811 BEVs total (14,322 passenger and 3,489 commercial).
Three top passenger cars in August were:
- Renault ZOE - 337
- Nissan LEAF - 196
- Peugeot iOn - 100
Kia Soul EV with 78 sales was also pretty strong, while the Tesla Model S noted 31 new registrations.
BEV Registrations in France – August 2016
source: Avere-France / AAA data