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.
In February, 317,000 New Energy Vehicles were sold in China, up 189 percent from the same month last year, with the ratio of plug-in hybrids and battery-electric cars within the NEV category remaining nearly constant.
In Norway, 6,160 electric passenger cars were newly registered in February, accounting for 75.6 percent of all passenger car registrations for the month. The most successful model in Norway in February was the Hyundai Ioniq 5 with 454 new registrations.
The Volkswagen brands VW, Audi, Porsche, Skoda and Seat have published their sales figures for the past year. All were able to significantly increase sales of battery-electric cars and plug-in hybrids - while overall sales declined in some cases.
In Norway, 13,803 new electric cars were registered in December, making up 67.1 percent of all new registrations. In addition, there were 4,706 new plug-in hybrids. Norway's most successful model in December was the Tesla Model Y, with 2,379 registrations.
A total of 50,901 publicly accessible charging points for electric vehicles were registered with the Federal Network Agency as of 1 December 2021, which is around 11,600 more charging points than in the same month last year.
Sales of New Energy Vehicles hit a new high for the year in November, with 429,000 NEVs sold in the previous month, significantly surpassing the previous record set in October (368,000 vehicles).
Chinese electric car maker Xpeng has reported its financial results for the third quarter of 2021, with sales from July to September rising to around 5.72 billion yuan (around 800 million euros), but net loss also increasing to just under 1.59 billion yuan (around 220 million euros).
In October, 368,000 New Energy Vehicles were sold in China, up both year-over-year and month-over-month, but the best-selling NEV in October did not come from BYD or Tesla.
In Norway, 8,116 new electric cars were registered in October, giving pure electric cars a 70.1 percent share of all new registrations for the month. The most successful model across all drive types was the VW ID.4, with 913 registrations.
Around 357,000 new energy vehicles were sold in China in September. Battery-electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids and fuel cell vehicles together accounted for a market share of 17.3 percent. BYD continues to be the strongest brand.