France began the new year with strong growth of electric car market, according to a new survey from Avere association. The number of registrations increased by 138% in January to 3,059 – the highest growth rate in over 2 years.
The number of global plug-in (passenger and commercial) registrations increased to 4,724, which is almost 62% more than a year ago.
- Passenger BEVs: 3,059 registrations (up 138%) at 2% market share
- Passenger PHEVs: 1,151 registrations (up 7%) at 0.7% market share
- Light commercial BEVs: 514 registrations (down 8%)
- Total: 4,724
Renault ZOE registrations increased by some 136% to 1,496 (plus 113 registered as commercial vehicles). Nissan LEAF increased also, from 48 to 341.