China is back in the game and accelerating. For plug-ins, last month was the best September ever.
The automotive market in China is returning to growth. In September, overall car sales increased by 8% year-over-year, while the plug-in segment went up by 66% year-over-year to 131,022.
It was the highest plug-in sales result for the month of September and the market share reached a very solid 6.3% (including 5% BEVs).
About 80% of the plug-ins happen to be all-electric and this segment is also growing quicker than plug-in hybrids (up 73% year-over-year, compared to 43%).
According to EV Sales Blog, the total passenger plug-in car sales during the first nine months of this year amounted to 695,131. The market share is 5.2% (including 4.1% for BEVs).
Plug-in electric car sales in China – September 2020
The MINI EV may stay on the top, as every - reportedly - month 10-20 thousand new orders are coming in.
Overall, more than 82,000 MIC Model 3 were sold in just nine months in China. Wuling's Hong Guang MINI EV is at over 32,000.
Three next BEVs for the month were:
Top 20 YTD by EV Sales Blog: