France, the second largest auto market in Europe, and 8th in the world, saw 10.6% plugin electric vehicle market share in September. This is almost 4× growth from the same period in 2019 (2.8% share). Cumulative plugin share for 2020 now stands at 9.5% and may reach 10% by year’s end
While the overall French market ground to a halt due to the coronavirus lockdown (-89% year over year), plugins were down just 66%, with fully electric vehicles (BEVs) faring slightly better, down only -62%. That allowed BEVs to have 74% of the plugin market last month, slightly better than this year’s average of 73%
With the overall French market crumbling (-72% year over year!) due to the coronavirus lockdown, and the country returning to registrations levels (62,668 units) not seen in the past 50 years, one would think that plug-ins would suffer too, right? The answer to that is “yes” and “no.”
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MINI Cooper SE Electric Car Prices For US Market Announced — Under $20,000 In California & Colorado With Incentives
The all electric MINI Cooper SE will be in US showrooms in March starting at $29,900. Driving fun with zero emissions awaits.
The electric MINI is coming in 2020. MINI USA wanted to know what American consumers think about electric cars, so it commissioned a survey. The answer is, not much.