There is no sign of a slowdown in the German plug-in car segment. Sales are booming.
Last month, some 18,868 new passenger plug-in cars were registered, which is 119% more than a year ago! Not bad for the current situation in Europe. That is 8.6% of the market.
The more detailed look reveals that the major force behind the high results is plug-in hybrids, which are at an all-time high level:
- BEVs: 8,119 – up 41% at ≈3.7% market share
- PHEVs: 10,749 – up 274% at ≈4.9% market share
- Total: 18,868 – up 119% at ≈8.6% market share
Plug-in electric car registrations in Germany – June 2020
New registrations year-to-date:
- BEVs: 44,307 – up 43% at ≈3.7% market share
- PHEVs: 49,541 – up 200% at ≈4.1% market share
- Total: 93,848 – up 97% at ≈7.8% market share
Sales of models/brands
The three top-selling plug-in models so far this year are
- Renault ZOE - 1,448 (7,066 YTD)
- Volkswagen e-Golf - 1,310 (7,320 YTD)
- Tesla Model 3 - 730 (4,367 YTD)
BMW had 427 BEV registrations and 1,215 PHEVs. Volvo also was strong on the PHEV front with 1,339 units. Tesla, which is still rebuilding its logistics interrupted by COVID-19, noted 841 units total.