In Canada, plug-in electric car sales remain strong. In June, sales decreased by 6% year-over-year to 5,890, but it was mostly because June 2018 was a record month. Previous year results were especially high because the generous incentive of $14,000 CAD in Ontario was ending. EV Sales Blog noted that it was the first decline in four years.
It's great to see that this year's overall results are similar without Ontario's boost and despite decreasing car sales in Canada (-10% in June). Market share for plug-ins amounted to about 3.2% last month.
During the first half of this year, total sales are estimated at 24,851, which translates to an average market share of 2.5%.
Plug-in electric car sales in Canada - June 2019
Tesla Model 3 turns out to be the top-selling plug-in model by a huge margin. The estimated number of deliveries stands at 2,300 in June and 7,585 YTD, which is respectively 39% and over 30% of all plug-in car sales. Model 3 results so far this year were so good that it places 2nd in the mid-size segment, behind the Toyota Camry (8,586 YTD). As a brand, Tesla's share is around 38% of plug-in car sales YTD.
The next few models are:
- Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV - 504 and 2,440 YTD
- Toyota Prius Prime - 244 and 2,132 YTD
- Chevrolet Volt - 374 and 2,013 YTD
- Nissan LEAF - 317 and 1,476
- Chevrolet Bolt EV - 373 and 1,332 YTD
Source: EV Sales Blog