Capacity of electric vehicle batteries delivered in Germany 2016-2018, by chemistry

According to data provided by EV-Volumes, nickel manganese cobalt oxide (NMC) batteries were the most popular EV battery in Germany. In 2018, NMC batteries with a combined capacity of 1,539 megawatt hours were delivered in the country, which was nearly five times the capacity reported two years previous.
Annual new registrations of electric cars in Germany picked up significantly in the past three years, amounting to 67,658 units in 2018.

Capacity of electric vehicle batteries delivered in Germany between 2016 and 2018, by cathode chemistry*

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Release date

October 2019



Survey time period

2016 to 2018

Supplementary notes

* NMC (Lithium nickel manganese cobalt oxide: LiNiMnCoO2); NCA (Lithium nickel cobalt aluminum oxide: LiNiCoAlO2); LMO (Lithium manganese oxide: LiMn2O4); LFP (Lithium iron phosphate: LiFePO4); LTO (Lithium Titanate: Li2TiO3).

Figures for electric vehicles refer to battery electric (BEV) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV).

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