Europe is enjoying high growth of plug-in electric car sales, which reached a new all-time record of almost 60,000.
EV Sales Blog reports 59,741 sales (up 38% year-over-year) at 3.5% market share (including 2.4% for BEVs). It's even better when we add that the overall market shrunk by 4% in March.
Most of the growth comes from the all-electric segment - 40,920 (up 67%), which represents 69% of total plug-in car sales.
After three months of 2019, sales of plug-in electric cars in Europe stands at 125,848 and an average market share of 3.1%.
Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Europe – March 2019
Most popular models
March 2019 was the month of the Tesla Model 3, which with 15,771 sales was the best-selling electric car (best selling plug-in car in general too), more than three times above 2nd on the list and with 26.4% share! With 19,592 sales in Q1, the Model 3 is also #1 YTD.
Great sales results for the month were possible also thanks to strong sales of other models. Here are the top 5:
- Tesla Model 3 - 15,771
- Renault ZOE - 4,361
- Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV - 4,314
- Nissan LEAF - 3,917
- BMW i3 - 3,632
There are also many new models with sales between 1,000-2,000:
Source: EV Sales Blog