In September 2018, sales of plug-in electric cars in France amounted to 4,561, which is some 10.8% more than a year ago.
During the 2018 Paris Motor Show, car2go announced the launch of free-floating car sharing in Paris with 400 all-electric smarts EQ fortwo.
Belle-Île-En-Mer will take advantage of EVs, solar electricity and ESS. Electric cars & chargers everywhere.
Peugeot, which in a broader sense means PSA Group, urges the French government to revive incentives for purchase plug-in hybrid cars in France, its biggest market.
The number of public charging points in France increased within a year by some 14.8% to 23,019, installed at 10,060 sites.
Renault ZOE remains the top-selling plug-in model with 9,358 new registrations, followed by the Nissan LEAF.
July-August period brings high growth of usage of the French Corri-Door fast charging network as many motorists have recharged their battery driving on vacations.
Autolib, the car sharing system in Paris that recently just went out of contract with the city because of heavy losses, will be replaced by a similar program run...
The top selling all-electric model in France is Renault ZOE - 1,928 in June and 8,007 YTD, which most of the passenger BEV sales. In the far second place we see...
Around seven years after launch of the first and biggest all-electric car sharing system - the Autolib in Paris - is terminated because of massive losses.
French plug-in electric car market doesn't have the brisk that we sees in many other major markets like Germany, Norway or recently also U.S. The growth rate is...
The new plan includes: Double ZOE production capacity and the launch of a new ZOE at Flins, the only ZOE production site in the world; Triple electric motor...
PSA Group and Nidec completed the establishment of joint venture for automotive electric traction motors, announced in December.
Mercedes-Benz announced that its Hambach plant in France (currently used for the production of smart fortwo cars) will be expanded to add production of the new...
March was the best month ever for plug-in electric car sales in France - 6,157 new registrations is 27% above the previous record in December.
Renault is finally putting a stop to its mandatory battery rental scheme (separate from the car purchase) in France. The halt begins this April.
At first look, it seems that plug-in electric car sales in France grew, but there are huge disproportions between BEVs and PHEVs.
The closest competitor – Germany – built just under 8,000 new charging points, while the UK built around 2,800.
Presence of Nissan must mean that the chargers will be equipped with CHAdeMO plugs, capable of 150-350 kW of power.
Almost every second plug-in electric car sold in 2017 was produced by Chinese brands. Germany and U.S. were 2nd and 3rd behind China.