Electric vehicle index - leading countries worldwide 2019

China and the United States were the countries at the forefront of the transition to electric mobility in 2019. Meanwhile, Germany was the leading country for the technological development of electric vehicles.

Chinese market on the road to success

The E-mobility index uses three key indicators to compare the competitive positions of some of the leading automotive nations worldwide: technology, industry, and market. China was ranked as the leading country for market size, and customer demand is certainly high, with estimates suggesting around 2.3 million electric vehicles were in use across China in 2018.

France loses top spot

France led the E-mobility index for technology in 2018's ranking but seems to have fallen short of its aims to strengthen its position. The Renault Zoe was the only French representative in the list of leading electric cars in Europe in 2019. Great competition came from German manufacturers, with firms such as BMW, Audi, and Volkswagen investing more in electric mobility.

Leading countries in the field of electromobility according to the Electric Vehicle Index in 2019

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Sources

Release date

November 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2019

Supplementary notes

Methodology
Technology: National subsidy programs and technological improvements implemented by domestic original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).
Industry: Cumulative domestic production of BEVs and PHEVs; cumulative national component and system production.
Market: EV market size, based on current customer demand.

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