In total, some 18,145 new plug-ins were registered last month (up 60% year-over-year). Out of that, 17,395 were passenger plug-ins, which means that their market share reached a new all-time record of almost 19.8%.
It's great to see the progress and that passenger BEVs are again ahead of plug-in hybrids.
New plug-in vehicle registrations:
- Passenger BEVs: 9,911 - up 77% at 11.3% market share
- Passenger PHEVs: 7,484 - up 42% at 8.5% market share
- Light commercial BEVs: 719 - up 75% at 3.3% market share
- Light commercial PHEVs: 31
- Total plug-ins: 18,145 - up 60%
Plug-in car sales in France – August 2021
So far this year, the plug-in segment increased 91% year-over-year to over 187,000.
- Passenger BEVs: 89,946 - up 49%
- Passenger and Light commercial PHEVs: 90,577 - up 178%
- Light commercial BEVs: 7,062 - up 46%
- Total plug-ins: 187,585 - up 91%
*some data on the charts are estimated
As we can see in the chart below, the Tesla Model 3 was not only the top-selling model in August, but it was actually above the next two EVs (Renault ZOE and Peugeot e-208) combined.
It's noteworthy that the volume deliveries last month allowed the Model 3 to become the sixth model in terms of the number of new registrations.
An interesting thing happened in the commercial vehicle segment where Renault Kangoo Z.E. was down 47% year-over-year and far below Renault ZOE (which increased 387%), and other electric vans. We guess that the customers are now waiting for the next-generation Kangoo.
The Peugeot 3008 PHEV continues to be the top plug-in hybrid.
Detailed numbers of plug-in car registrations provided by L’Avere-France: