The Volkswagen Group (which incorporates Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche, Skoda, SEAT and extra) has severely accelerated its international plug-in electrical automotive gross sales final 12 months, principally tripling the 2019 consequence, regardless of the challenges in 2020 that precipitated a 15.2% decline of the general quantity to 9,305,400.

In keeping with the gross sales report for 2020, the group has bought roughly 231,600 all-electric vehicles (over 3 times greater than in 2019), which represents 2.5% of the overall. The plug-in hybrids additionally had been rising fairly nicely – elevated by 175% year-over-year to roughly 190,500!

Consequently, the Volkswagen Group closed the 12 months with 422,100 new plug-in electrical automotive deliveries (up 195% year-over-year). That accounts for over 4.5% of the general quantity and opens the door for greater than 10% in 2021.

  • BEVs: about 231,600 (up 214% year-over-year) and 2.49% of the overall quantity
  • PHEVs: about 190,500 (up 175% year-over-year) and 2.05% of the overall quantity
  • Complete: about 422,100 (up 195% year-over-year) and 4.54% of the overall quantity

Volkswagen Group’s plug-ins had been particularly well-liked in Western Europe, the place they accounted for 10.5% (in comparison with 1.9% in 2019) of the overall quantity of two,939,900 (down 21.6% year-over-year). That may be 308,690 or over 73% of the overall globally! It signifies that “solely” 113,410 plug-ins had been bought outdoors Western Europe (not even outdoors Europe).

In Germany, the group bought about 127,333 plugs-ins (11.6% out of whole 1,097,700).

The highest-selling battery-electric automotive within the group was the all-new Volkswagen ID.3 with 56,500 deliveries. Nice outcomes had been set additionally by the Audi e-tron household – 47,300, and the retiring Volkswagen e-Golf – 41,300. Porsche did fairly sturdy with the Taycan as nicely, achieving its target of 20,000 units.

  1. Volkswagen ID.3 – 56,500
  2. Audi e-tron – 47,300
  3. Volkswagen e-Golf – 41,300
  4. Volkswagen e-up! – 22,200
  5. Porsche Taycan – 20,000
Volkswagen ID.3 (2020) in the test

Volkswagen ID.3

Audi E-tron Sportback

Audi E-tron Sportback

Volkswagen e-Golf

Volkswagen e-Golf

Volkswagen e-up!

Volkswagen e-up!

Porsche Taycan 4S

Porsche Taycan 4S

Within the case of plug-in hybrid, the person volumes will not be as excessive:

  1. Volkswagen Passat GTE – 27,200
  2. Audi Q5 – 23,500
  3. Porsche Cayenne – 21,500
  4. ŠKODA Very good iV – 16,400
  5. Volkswagen Golf GTE / eHybrid – 15,200
Volkswagen Passat GTE 2020

Volkswagen Passat GTE 2020

2021 Audi Q5 55 TFSI e quattro

Audi Q5 55 TFSI e quattro

Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid

Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid

Škoda Superb iV

Škoda Very good iV

Volkswagen Golf GTE

Volkswagen Golf GTE / eHybrid