UK: Plug-In Car Sales Surge In June 2020, Tesla Model 3 In Top 10
June was the second best month ever with nearly 14,000 new plug-in car registrations.
While the overall passenger car sales in the UK decreased in June by almost 35% year-over-year to 145,377, the plug-in segment is doing surprisingly well.
Some 13,829 new plug-ins were registered in June, which is 192% more than a year ago! Only once did we see a higher result. Moreover, the market share remains exceptionally high this year – 9.5%!
It seems that the plug-in segment will be untouched by the post-coronavirus slowdown, as first there were plenty of orders waiting for fulfillment and consumers seems to be happy with the current set of incentives (from April 2020).
Plug-in Electric Car Registrations in the UK – June 2020
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After two first places (in April and May), Tesla Model 3 was the 9th most popular model in June with 2,517 new registrations.
We guess that it’s still the top-selling BEV model in the country, although the limited ranking does not allow us to extract plug-in sales data for other models (for example, how many Vauxhall Corsa-e out of the #1 Vauxhall Corsa).
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