But will the Model 3 be able to challenge the Renault ZOE?
Plug-in electric car sales in France increased in February by 27% year-over-year to 4,825. 4,160 of them were passenger plug-ins, which took 2.4% of all new passenger car registrations.
The hottest segment of the plug-in market were all-electric cars, which last month was strengthened by the Tesla Model 3.
- Passenger BEVs: 2,879 registrations (up 39%) at 1.7% market share
- Passenger PHEVs: 1,281 registrations (up 18%) at 0.7% market share
- Light commercial BEVs: 665 registrations (up 4%)
- Total: 4,825
Plug-in car sales in France – February 2019
Renault ZOE, of course, remains the best-selling EV in France with 1,197 registrations but the aforementioned Model 3 the took second spot right at the start of volume deliveries with 401 registrations (14% of new passenger BEVs).
Detailed numbers of plug-in car registrations were provided by L’Avere-France:
Author: Mark Kane