632,000 new-energy passenger cars were sold in China in August, more than in any previous month. Battery-electric passenger cars continue to account for the vast majority of NEV sales in China, with 490,000 new BEVs in August compared to 142,000 PHEVs.
564,000 New Energy Vehicles were sold in China in July, down 7,000 from the previous record month of June 2022, but NEV sales more than doubled compared to the same month last year.
In Norway, 5,123 new electric passenger cars were registered in July, accounting for 70.7 percent of all new passenger car registrations for the month. In addition, there were 890 new plug-in hybrids. In terms of models, the Skoda Enyaq led the ranking in Norway in July with 673 registrations.
Stellantis has seen global BEV vehicle sales increase by almost 50 percent year-on-year to 136,000 units in the first half of 2022, according to the company's recently released figures.
Sales of new energy vehicles in China hit a new record of 571,000 in June, up 150,000 from May 2022 for these passenger cars (BEV, PHEV and FCEV cumulatively).
In Norway, 11,722 new electric cars were registered in June, accounting for 78.7 percent of all new passenger car registrations for the month, in addition to 1,669 new plug-in hybrids. The Tesla Model Y topped the model rankings in June with 2,533 registrations.
Sales of new energy vehicles in China increased by around 50 percent in May compared to April, reaching 421,000 units. After a weak April, the Chinese market was able to return to the growth trend with the second-best monthly result of the year.
In Norway, 8,445 new electric cars were registered in May, accounting for 73.2 percent of all new passenger car registrations for the month. In addition, 1,375 new plug-in hybrids were registered in May. The VW ID.4 topped the model rankings in Norway in May with 915 registrations.
280,000 New Energy Vehicles were sold in China in April, up 50.1 percent from the same month last year but down 38.5 percent from March 2022, making April the weakest month of the year so far.
BYD posted a net profit of 808 million yuan (116 million euros) in the first quarter of 2022, up 241 percent from the same quarter last year, while sales rose 63 percent to 66.8 billion yuan.
Mercedes-Benz increased its sales of electric cars and plug-in hybrids by 37 percent to 67,800 units in the first quarter of 2022, with sales of the all-electric EQ models more than tripling to 21,900 (+210 percent).
The BMW Group increased global sales of all-electric BMW and Mini vehicles by 149.2 per cent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2022, with a total of 35,289 all-electric BMW and Mini vehicles delivered to customers between January and March.
Tesla delivered 310,048 electric cars in the first three months of the year, more than in any previous quarter. Production fell minimally from the fourth quarter of 2021 to 305,407 vehicles. But the second quarter is off to a troubled start.