Global Plug-In Car Sales July 2021: Almost Doubled To 480,000

Global Plug-In Car Sales July 2021: Almost Doubled To 480,000

09/02/2021

3 million new plug-ins were sold so far this year.

Global passenger plug-in electric car sales increased in July by 94% year-over-year to about 480,000, which is one of the best monthly results ever.

The market share amounted to 7.1%, and two-third of the plug-ins happen to be all-electric.

Plug-in market share improved to 7.1%, including:

  • BEVs: about 318,000 and 4.7% share
  • PHEVs: about 162,500 and 2.4% share
  • Total: 480,506 (up 94% year-over-year) and 7.1% share

See more of our sales reports for the month July 2021.

Sales are expected to further expand later this year, reaching new all-time highs.

Global Plug-In Electric Car Sales – July 2021

So far this year, passenger plug-in electric car sales stand at over 3.0 million, while the market share increased to 6.5%. It’s expected that in 2021 plug-in car sales will exceed 6 million.

Model rank

The top-selling models for the month were: Wuling Hong Guang MINI EV (30,706), Tesla Model 3 (18,811) and Tesla Model Y (14,660), Volkswagen ID.4 (14,660) and BYD Qin Plus (PHEV) (9,127).

The top-selling models year-to-date:

  1. Tesla Model 3 – 18,811 and 262,557 YTD
  2. Wuling’s Hong Guang MINI EV – 30,706 and 212,516 YTD
  3. Tesla Model Y – 14,660 and 153,062 YTD
  4. Volkswagen ID.4 – 10,654 and 49,153 YTD
  5. BYD Han EV – 5,593 and 44,260 YTD
  6. Li Xiang One EREV – 8,589 and 38,743 YTD
  7. Changan Benni EV – 8,701 and 37,879 YTD
  8. Volkswagen ID.3 – 5,518 and 36,597 YTD
  9. GAC Aion S – 5,502 and 35,958 YTD
  10. Hyundai Kona Electric – 4,656 and 35,889 YTD
    Total: 480,506 and 3,039,961 YTD

Top 10 year-to-date:

Brand rank

In July, the highest number of new plug-in electric car registrations was noted by BYD (46,938), which was far ahead of Tesla (35,020) and SAIC-GM-Wuling (31,219). Volkswagen was also quite strong with 27,969 units.

If BYD will continue at such a rate, it should soon become #2 year-to-date and Volkswagen probably will also race for second place.

The top brands year-to-date:

  1. Tesla – 35,020 and 421,100 YTD
  2. SAIC-GM-Wuling – 31,219 and 222,696 YTD
  3. BYD – 46,938 and 198,094 YTD
  4. Volkswagen – 27,969 and 181,784 YTD
  5. BMW – 21,434 and 152,168 YTD
  6. Mercedes-Benz – 18,161 and 121,669 YTD
  7. SAIC – 18,704 and 110,946 YTD
  8. Volvo – 13,807 and 105,286 YTD
  9. Audi – 15,476 and 93,367 YTD
  10. Kia – 12,201 and 74,365 YTD
    Total: 480,506 and 3,039,961 YTD

Top 10 year-to-date:

Source:Jose Pontes (EV Volumes) – CleanTechnica

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