In the world sold a record number of electric vehicles.In 2018 in the world has sold a record number of electric vehicles is about 2 million Named models that are most in demand, reports the Chronicle.info with reference for a New time.
All the world has already sold about 5.6 million cars. Their share of the world fleet is insignificant: for every 250 machines with internal combustion engine today, one that runs on electricity.
Most electric cars in 2018 was sold to American company Tesla (245,2 thousand), the Chinese BYD (to 227.4 million) and Baic (165 thousand). The ten largest manufacturers also include BMW, Nissan, Roewe, Chery, Nyundai, Renault and Volkswagen.
The most popular models are the Tesla Model 3, BAIC EC-Series and Nissan Leaf. Such data are the website of manufacturers and dealers InsideEVs.
In Ukraine, according to the Federation of employers of the automotive industry, in 2018 it was 5,557 electric vehicles. It’s 73% more than in 2017. compared to 2015, the growth amounted to more than 1000%.
The best-selling electric car last year was the Nissan Leaf (3,534). The top 5 also includes the BMW i3, Tesla Model S, Renault ZOE and the Fiat 500 E.