Plug-in electric car registrations in Germany – January 2017

Plug-in electric car registrations in Germany – January 2017

Plug-in electric car sales finally have shown some significant growth in Germany this past month.

In January, 2,856 new cars were registered, which was 97% more than year ago, and one of the best results to date!


Market share grew to 1.18%


Encouraging is that both BEVs (all-electric vehicles) and PHEVs (plug-in hybrids) participated in the gains:

  • BEVs: 1,323 (up 177%)
  • PHEVs: 1,533 (up 57%)
The best selling model last month was the BMW i3 - 388 (244 all-electric and 144 REx), followed by 282 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV sales and 210 BMW 225xe Active Tourer.

Tesla delivered 151 cars (best ever January) = 96 S and 56 X, compared to just 57 in 2015 or 38 in 2016.

Plug-in electric car registrations in Germany – January 2017

Plug-in electric car registrations in Germany – January 2017

Plug-in electric car registrations in Germany – January 2017

Plug-in electric car registrations in Germany – January 2017