According to EV Sales Blog, over 210,000 new passenger plug-in cars were sold last month (up some 244% year-over-year). The average market share was 11% (including 9.2% for BEVs), which is a new record for China!
The market continues to be deeply dominated by all-electric cars, which are responsible for the majority of the volume.
Plug-in electric car sales in China – March 2021
Year-to-date sales of new new passenger plug-in electric cars amounted to 491,000, which is 10% of the total market (including 8% for BEVs).
The #1 electric vehicle in China is the tiny Wuling Hong Guang MINI EV. Volume increased to nearly 40,000 in March (the third-best result among all vehicles, regardless of powertrain). Not even a single year has passed since the introduction of this model and already more than 200,000 were sold!
The top five for the month:
- Wuling Hong Guang MINI EV - 39,745
- Tesla Model 3 - 25,327
- Tesla Model Y - 10,151
- Great Wall Ora Black Cat - 8,527
- BYD Han (BEV) - 7,956
Top five year-to-date consist of the same five models in slightly different order (Model Y is fifth).
Top 20 models for the month and for the year by EV Sales Blog: