Fact #892: September 28, 2015 Over One-Million in Plug-in Vehicle Sales Worldwide

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As of mid-September 2015 there have been about 1,004,000 plug-in vehicles (PEV) sold worldwide according to HybridCars.com. The pace of PEV sales has quickened – global PEV sales reached half a million in July 2014, and just one year and two months later, reached the one million mark. Of those vehicles sold, 62% were all-electric vehicles and 38% were plug-in hybrid vehicles. The United States was responsible for the largest share of plug-in vehicle sales (36%), followed by China (16%) and Japan (12%).

Pie chart showing 1,004,000 total plug-in sales through mid-September 2015. 38% were plug-in hybrid vehicles and 62% were all-electric vehicles. Chart showing world sales of plug-in vehicles by counry through mid-September 2015.

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Supporting Information

World Sales of Plug-in Vehicles by Vehicle Type through Mid-September 2015
Vehicle Type Vehicle Sales Shares
All-electric vehicle 622,480 62%
Plug-in hybrid vehicle 381,520 38%
Total 1,004,000 100%

Source: HybridCars.com, "One Million Global Plug-In Sales Milestone Reached," Accessed Sept. 21, 2015.

 

 

World Sales of Plug-in Vehicles by Country through Mid-September 2015
Country Vehicle Sales Shares
United States 363,265 36%
China 157,354 16%
Japan 121,000 12%
Norway 65,958 7%
Netherlands 61,025 6%
France 59,000 6%
United Kingdom 39,616 4%
Germany 38,154 4%
Canada 14,429 1%
Sweden 12,786 1%
Rest of World 71,413 7%
Total 1,004,000 100%

Source: HybridCars.com, "One Million Global Plug-In Sales Milestone Reached," Accessed Sept. 21, 2015.

 

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