In France, passenger automobile registrations decreased by roughly 6% year-over-year in January, whereas the plug-in market principally maintained its quantity.

In whole, some 15,812 plug-in automobiles have been registered (up 2.4% year-over-year). 14,691 of these automobiles have been passenger automobiles and so they account for a 11.6% of the market.

In all probability essentially the most putting factor is that the plug-in hybrids greater than doubled, whereas all-electric automobile registrations are down 41%!

  • Passenger BEVs: 6,471 – down 40.9% at 5.1% market share
  • Passenger PHEVs: 8,220 – up 116% at 6.5% market share
  • Gentle industrial BEVs: 1,121 – up 66%
  • Complete plug-ins: 15,812 – up 2.4%

Is France switching to PHEVs? Properly, it may need rather a lot to do with the mannequin allocation (in late 2020 some producers self-registered numerous BEVs that are actually bought to clients).


*some information on the charts are estimated

One other fascinating factor is that the Renault ZOE is not essentially the most registered passenger plug-in automobile. It is not even second, as the 2 high locations have been taken by the Peugeot e-3008 plug-in hybrid (1,413) and the Peugeot e-208 (1,346). The Renault ZOE famous 1,013 models.

There isn’t any Tesla Mannequin 3 on the record of the most well-liked fashions, and the Volkswagen ID.3 was barely tenth BEV with 142 models.

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