International Plug-In Electrical Automobile Sales December 2020: Above 570,000 Marketed

With all the numbers for December now in, we can ultimately get a look at the world income of passenger plug-in electrical automobiles in 2020. And there is a great deal of terrific news.

Initially of all, in accordance to EV Product sales Web site, December was an exceptionally robust month with an all-time document volume of virtually 571,500 models (up 105% calendar year-about-calendar year) and a marketplace share of 6.9%!

It was also the third consecutive month with a development fee of additional than 100% year-about-12 months, and the third record month in the previous 4 months (September-December 2020).

See a lot more of our gross sales reports for December 2020.

Most of the plug-in motor vehicle revenue tumble on all-electrical autos:

  • BEVs: approximately 407,000 (up 81% year-about-year) and 4.9% current market share
  • PHEVs: around 164,500 (up 205% yr-over-yr) and 2.% marketplace share

In accordance to EV Sales Blog site, nearly 3,125,000 plug-in electrical cars have been marketed in 2020 (up 41% 12 months-over-yr), which is 4% of the market (2.8% BEVs and 1.2% PHEVs). Not terrible in contrast to the 2.5% industry share in 2019.

It really is also the first consequence previously mentioned 3 million. In 2019 it was above 2.2 million, although in 2018 it was over 2 million.

EV-volumes reports 3.24 million plug-ins product sales (probably which include light-weight commercial automobiles) in 2020 at 4.2% market share:


The most significant solitary sector in 2020 was Europe (around 1.36 million revenue), a little ahead of China (over 1.27 million revenue).

Tesla Design 3 was the leading-advertising plug-in product in December at an unbelievable 65,109 models! Product 3 was also the top rated product in 2020 (365,240 units), just like in 2019 and 2018.

The next best for the month and for the 12 months was the tiny Wuling Hong Guang MINI EV, which entered the marketplace in the middle of the yr! The third on the listing is the Renault ZOE with a minor above 100,000 units!

Tesla Design Y observed nearly 80,000 gross sales this calendar year, which really should at minimum double in 2021 we guess. Then we see the potent Hyundai Kona Electric powered. The Volkswagen ID.3 entered the market late due to computer software issues, but it speedily will become 1 of the best designs, including the third-finest final result in December.

The prime-selling styles in 2020:

  1. Tesla Design 3 – 65,109 and 365,240 YTD
  2. Wuling’s Hong Guang MINI EV – 33,489 and 119,255 YTD
  3. Renault ZOE – 16,372 and 100,431 YTD
  4. Tesla Product Y – 16,055 and 79,734 YTD
  5. Hyundai Kona Electric – 12,381 and 65,075 YTD
  6. Volkswagen ID.3 – 28,108 and 56,937 YTD

Stats by EV Sales Weblog:


Tesla was in a course of its personal in December (more than 91,000) and in 2020 (pretty much 500,000), but as we can see in the desk, Volkswagen is boosting swiftly. With far more than 54,000 models in December and over 220,000 in 2020, the German producer has the foundation to individual alone from the pack in 2021. Nevertheless, we believe that Tesla will nonetheless keep on being the lone #1 for at least a person additional yr.

The terrific information is that now we can see a whole of 10 brands in the 6-digit variety for every year:


Our many thanks to EV Gross sales Web site for tallying up and estimating the specific gross sales by OEM.