Plug-in electric car registrations in Germany – September 2017

Plug-in electric car registrations in Germany – September 2017

September was the best month for plug-in electric vehicles sales in Germany ... ever. In total, 5,365 plug-ins were registered, which was 75% more than year ago.

BMW 530e

BMW 530e

New high was set in both categories:

  • BEVs: 2,247 (new record) – up 37%
  • PHEVs: 3,118 (new record) – up 120%
Market share for the month hit near record levels as well, finishing up at 1.86%.  That is 1 out of every 54 new car sales arriving with a plug!

Two brands stood out from the crowd in September - BMW and Volkswagen, which both crossed the 1,000 mark for registrations:

  • BMW: 1,031 (226 pure electric and 805 plug-in hybrids or REx)
  • VW: 1,012 (575 pure electric and 437 plug-in hybrids)
The most popular offerings were:
  1. Volkswagen e-Golf - 494
  2. BMW 225xe Active Tourer - 475
  3. Audi A3 e-Tron - 372
  4. BMW i3 - 364 (226 BEVs)
  5. Renault ZOE - 278
Of interest:  Tesla delivered 226 Model S and 120 Model X.

Plug-in electric car registrations in Germany – September 2017

Plug-in electric car registrations in Germany – September 2017

Plug-in electric car registrations in Germany – September 2017

Plug-in electric car registrations in Germany – September 2017