International passenger plug-in electrical automobile gross sales elevated in March by 173% year-over-year to over 531,000, which is the second highest month-to-month outcome ever!

In response to EV Gross sales Weblog, plug-in market share elevated to 8.2% (together with 5.4% BEVs).

See extra of our gross sales experiences for March 2021.

From the worldwide perspective, all-electric vehicles are nonetheless in a majority, however PHEVs notes a better development price:

  • BEVs: 351,000 (up 145% year-over-year) and 5.4% market share
  • PHEVs: 180,000 and a couple of.8% market share

To date this 12 months, greater than 1.13 million of passenger plug-in electrical vehicles had been bought, which stands for about 5.8% of the full world market (3.8% falls on all-electric vehicles).

The Q1 price is greater than 4.5 million a 12 months. Mixed with the standard sample of accelerating month-to-month volumes down a 12 months implies that we’d see greater than in 2021 we’ll see 5 million models for the very first time.

March 2021 was the Tesla Mannequin 3’s month as a brand new all-time month-to-month report of near 76,000 models was set. The Mannequin 3 additionally returned to the highest year-to-date with a giant benefit over the second-best.

The second greatest is the tiny Wuling’s Hong Guang MINI EV (not likely a automobile, however somewhat a kei automobile), whereas the third is Tesla Mannequin Y, which additionally stands out by its excessive quantity.

The highest-selling fashions:

  1. Tesla Mannequin 3 – 75,888 and 126,716 YTD
  2. Wuling’s Hong Guang MINI EV – 39,745 and 96,674 YTD
  3. Tesla Mannequin Y – 32,197 and 56,064 YTD
  4. BYD Han – 7,956 and 21,354 YTD
  5. Nice Wall Ora Black Cat – 8,531 and 19,188 YTD

In our opinion, it is a matter of time when Tesla Mannequin Y will the #2, particularly with the 2 further manufacturing crops.

The subsequent three greatest for the month had been Hyundai Kona Electrical, Nissan LEAF (shock) and Volkswagen ID.4 with 6,568 (already above ID.3).

Volvo’s plug-in hybrids (XC60 and XC40) proceed to be the highest PHEVs.

Stats by EV Gross sales Weblog:


Tesla stays the top-selling electrical automobile model and in March it set a brand new month-to-month report of over 108,000 (first six-digit outcome ever) for a complete of 184,500 YTD (all Tesla numbers estimated).

The SAIC-GM-Wuling three way partnership is one of the best of the remainder with 42,652 models (102,574 YTD), adopted by BMW, Volkswagen and BYD.

A complete of seven manufacturers exceeded 20,000 and 15 exceeded 10,000 models in March:


Our due to EV Gross sales Weblog for tallying up and estimating the person gross sales by OEM.