It has become a trend in recent times for countries to incentivise their citizens to buy electric vehicles, we list the Top 4.
VW and JAC create electric vehicle joint venture for China over a 25 year period, with the first mass market electric vehicle expected in 2018.
At this rate, Germany is expected to surpass its 2016 record with about four months to spare, a great achievement for the electric vehicle sector, boding well for global EV sales in 2017.
Top 10 EV Countries Q1 EV sales – USA beats China. wattEV2Buy dissect EV sales for Q1 2017 in the top 10 countries by make and model.
German EV sales sky-rockets 77% year-on-year in Q1 2017. Most model ranges saw nearly a doubling of sales with BEV beating PHEV sales.
Surprisingly, at closer inspection, PHEV’s are gaining on BEV’s in the majority of the Top 10 EV markets. In our study below we compare the proportion of BEV’s to PHEV’s in the Top 10 EV markets by plotting all EV’s sold from the start of the decade to EV’s sold since 2016, when most automakers changed their electric vehicle strategies.