Smart Fortwo and Nissan LEAF Lead Germany Plug-In Car Sales In September 2014
The German plug-in car market increased by over 70% year-over-year in September to 1,145 units sold, which is 0.5% market share.
747 of the total were battery electric cars and 398 were plug-in hybrids.
In total, this year registrations for plug-in electric cars in Germany amount to 9,100.
Among models, the leader last month was electric smart with 186 registrations. Runner up, with 176, was Nissan LEAF and probably the last one above 100 was BMW i3 with 131 (78 all-electric).
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV had 91, Renault ZOE 78, BMW i8 64 and Tesla Model S 56.
Volkswagen e-Golf and e-up! together had 133. Additionally, 98 plug-in hybrid Golf GTEs were sold.