October Electric Vehicle Sales 2019
Since the beginning of the year 2019, 10.341 100% electric vehicles (BEV) and plug-in hybrids (PHEV).
THE Nissan best-selling brand in October of 100% electric light passenger cars (BEV) with 166 vehicles. However, from January to October 2019, Tesla maintains the lead.
This month also highlights the visible increase in sales of plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEV), with the BMW to lead sales with 415 vehicles sold in October and as the most car-branded PHEV brand since the beginning of 2019.
In October there was a slowdown in sales of electric 100% passenger cars, which rose by only 1.6% year-on-year, due to three main reasons:
- Several brands postponed sales to early 2020, to be accounted for in the reduction of CO2 emissions, the fines of which will start to be applied in 2021, based on 2020 emissions.
- Incentives for the purchase of electric vehicles for 2019 have already been exhausted., with many buyers postponing their decision until early 2020 to be covered by the state incentive.
- Tesla brand diverted some of its production for markets with greater brand weight, with Tesla traditionally grouping sales in the last month of each quarter.
However, for the first 10 months of 2019, growth in sales of 100% electric light vehicles stood at 81.2% compared to the same period of 2018.
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