Plug-In Car Electric Sales In Germany Returned To Growth In October
Almost two-thirds of sales are now all-electric models
Plug-in electric car sales in Germany barely increased in October as many plug-in hybrid models disappeared from the market after the transition from NEDC to WLTP in September.
Total number of new passenger car registrations increased by 6% year-over-year to 5,386 at market share of 2.13%.
- BEVs: 3,390 – up 56% at ≈1.34% market share
- PHEVs: 1,996 – down 31% at ≈0.79% market share
After 10 months of this year, total new passenger plug-in car registrations reached 55,527 at an average of 1.9% market share.
The top selling all-electric models in October were:
- Volkswagen e-Golf – 784
- Renault ZOE – 609
- BMW 225xe Active Tourer – 504
- BMW i3 – 426 (306 BEVs plus 120 REx)
- smart fortwo electric drive – 402
Tesla registrations stand at 61 (46 Model S + 15 Model X). Jaguar I-PACE was at just 22 registrations. Hyundai Kona Electric noted 78.
So far this year, the most popular models are:
- Renault ZOE – 4,369
- Volkswagen e-Golf – 4,356
- BMW i3 – 4,129
The StreetScooters all-electric delivery vehicles were almost above e-Golf, at 717 in October (4,010 YTD).