Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Germany Up 88% In April

MAY 31 2015 BY MARK KANE 6

Volkswagen Golf GTE

Volkswagen Golf GTE

Plug-in hybrids pull up sales of all plug-in electric cars in Germany to the second best ever level of 1,690 (registrations) and 0.5% market share.

Plug-ins with engines onboard surged upwards by 233% year-over-year to 1,006, while all-electric cars moved up slowly by 14% to 684.

Volkswagen sold the most – 431 cars (146 BEVs and 285 PHEVs) directly taking 25.5% share, and even more (nearly 40%) after including Audi (11.4% / 192) and Porsche (3.0% / 51).

Here is the latest list of registrations for most models:

  • Volkswagen Golf GTE – 277*
  • BMW i3 – 219 (97 BEV + 122 REx)
  • Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV – 202
  • Audi A3 e-tron – 192
  • Renault ZOE 86
  • Tesla Model S – 86
  • smart fortwo ED – 84
  • Volkswagen e-Golf – 75
  • Kia Soul EV – 71
  • Volkswagen e-up! – 71
  • Volvo V60 PHEV – 65
  • Mercedes B-Class ED – 49
  • Nissan LEAF – 36
  • Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid – 32*
  • BMW i8 – 29
  • Toyota Prius PHV – 15
  • Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid – 11*
  • Nissan e-NV200 – 10
  • Mitsubishi -MiEV – 7
  • Ford Focus Electric – 6

* uncertain number

Plug-in car registrations in Germany – April 2015

Plug-in car registrations in Germany – April 2015

Plug-in car registrations in Germany – April 2015

Plug-in car registrations in Germany – April 2015

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6 Comments on "Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Germany Up 88% In April"

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turboro

Why isn’t TESLA registered as manufacturer in this list?

miggy

Tesla should be on the manufacturer’s list. Currently Tesla Model S sits at number six in sales YTD 2015.
http://ev-sales.blogspot.co.nz/search/label/Germany

Because Tesla is a joke in Germany.

GSP

First they laugh at you……

Let’s see what comes next.

GSP

David Stone

I think you are right.
I live in Germany at the moment and that is unfortunately the impression I mostly get.

Cavaron

The 86 Tesla sales are included in the 90 “sonstige” (=others) EV registrations at the bottom.