Battery-electric vehicle sales worldwide - by brand Q1 2018

As of the first quarter of 2018, Tesla emerged as the leading brand in terms of battery-electric vehicles (BEV) worldwide. At that time, Tesla had sold 27,529 units globally.

EV industry

In light of declining battery prices, plug-in electric vehicles are becoming a more popular option among car owners, with a dramatic increase in the number of such vehicles sold between 2016 and 2018. The production of BEVs is also increasing at a swift pace and is expected to see more than a 10-fold increase in production within the coming years.

E-mobility worldwide

E-mobility refers to the development of electric vehicles to shift mobility toward fossil-fuel independence. The world’s leading countries for e-mobility as of 2018 were China and the United States, but Norway leads in terms of new vehicle registrations: EVs account for roughly 50 percent of new vehicle registrations in Norway. The countries projected to have the highest production of electric vehicles include China, the United States, and Germany.

Battery-electric vehicle sales worldwide in the 1st quarter 2018, by brand

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Release date

2018

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

Q1 2018

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