We dig deep into plug-in electric car sales in Europe, based on the registrations data from ACEA for the first half of the year. Here's what we found.
Boosted by sales of the Tesla Model3, the U.S. has finally overtaken Europe, plus poor Jaguar I-Pace sales surely disappoint.
IONITY charging isn't free of charge. The cost of charging is eight... simply eight, whatever your currency is, €8, or £8, or 8CHF per session.
Nissan, Renault and Tesla sold the most all-electric cars, but if we add plug-in hybrids in, BMW and Volkswagen lead the market.
August was one of the slowest month for new Nissan LEAF in Europe as just 2,480 were sold. That is still almost 5% of total Nissan volume in Europe.
European market grows consistently this year, above 40% year-over-year. In the first half of the year some 183,285 new passenger plug-ins were registered.
During the first half of the year, Tesla sold nearly 8,000 Model S in Western Europe, which puts it well ahead of the competion.
During the first seven months of this year some 10,701 electric LCVs were sold in Europe (up 42%). In other words, we could assume that this year some 20,000...
Nissan enjoys that year since the unveiling of the second-generation LEAF in September 2017, it's the fastest-selling electric vehicle in Europe.
The Tesla Model 3 is not available in Europe yet, but yet the smallest Tesla already has some effect on a comparison between the U.S. and Europe.
According to EagleAID, in July some 11,800 all-electric cars were sold in Western Europe, which is 39.5% more than one year ago.
The first million in Europe comes ahead of the U.S., which even after July is just above 900,000. China reached the 1,000,000 first, back in 2017.
When breaking down sales of all-electric cars in Western Europe (first half of 2018), it turns out that about every second BEV is in the lower-medium segment.
Take that Norway. The Netherlands just became the #1 market for Tesla Model S in all of Europe.
Tesla might not be interested in supporting CCS standard, but then Model 3 owners in Europe will be at a disadvantage, it seems.
June 2018 was second best month of plug-in electric car sales in Europe with more than 38,000 units put on the road at market share of 2.4%.
Finally, the number of fast chargers with CCS Combo DC plugs reached mark of 5,000 in Europe. The year-over-year growth amounted some 50-55%.
Get ready for charging that takes mere minutes, rather than hours upon hours.
Two countries seems to be in the game to secure European Tesla battery Gigafactory - Netherlands and Germany, recently hinted at by Elon Musk.
Toyota revealed positive sales numbers for European region, were during the first half of 2018 sold some 521,152 cars. Only 0.3% were plug-ins.