Electric Cars Sales
Listed below are highway capable plug in evs built in china by either native car makers or foreign sino joint ventures.
Electric cars sales. Petrol diesel cars may be taxed more to push electric vehicle sales the finance ministry thinks petrol and diesel cars should be taxed more to avoid the additional financial burden that the. An electric vehicle may be powered through a collector system by electricity from off vehicle sources or may be self contained with a battery solar panels or an electric generator to convert fuel to electricity. An electric vehicle also called an ev uses one or more electric motors or traction motors for propulsion. Heres our february electric car sales report for the united states which complements our just published europe and china electric car sales reports for january theyre always a month behind.
And around the world was a bucket of cold water in the face of the traditional german. Electric car maker tesla whose sales success in the us. The best one can hope for is to be more accurate than conventional wisdom which in the oil industry is for little interest in electric cars going forward. Electric vehicle charging in moscow russia.
Us electric car sales february 2017. Among the beneficiaries of the sales boom is us. Electric buses and trucks in general are not included. A report by an international energy watchdog on monday pointed to record sales for electric cars around the world but also flagged.
Predictions like these are tricky at best. As usual the report only includes electric cars from tesla and companies that report their monthly plug in car sales. Evs include but are not limited to road and rail vehicles surface and. Electric cars are a variety of electric vehicle ev.
Low speed electric vehicles classified as neighborhood electric vehicles nevs in the united states and as electric motorised quadricycles in europe are. Electric cars are joining the mainstream and theyre here to stay. The database here covers mainly passenger cars. Whether its a hybrid plug in hybrid or all electric the demand for electric drive vehicles will continue to climb as prices drop and consumers look for ways to save money at the pump.