The X Factor While the Model S was already a big winner in 2016 with sales increasing 24%, Tesla solidified its leading position in the market with the release of the Model X. All information contained on the website, such as images, names, specifications and references, and much more, serves for reference purposes of visitors. Founded in 2003, Sunnylife is the world's leading summer lifestyle brand, designed to service and enhance the best parts of life under the sun. And if you want to be notified as soon as new electric car sales updates are published, simply enter your name and email in the subscription box down below. Today our products can be found on beaches, in pools and at sun drenched holiday destinations across the globe.
We publish electric car sales updates along with other industry trends and helpful best practices. While this comes in slightly lower than we had initially anticipated with half-year sales being up , it marks an undoubtedly positive year for electric vehicles. The data shows the accumulated sales between January 2016 and October 2016. Nissan disappointed some when it announced that there were no significant updates to the 2017 model, other than making the 30-kilowatt-hour battery pack standard for all models. While the Porsche Cayenne S-E ranks 15th on the sales leaderboard, it had a pretty good year — sales increased a whopping 83% in 2016.
In fact, September marked the first time ever that plug-in sales surpassed 1% of new car sales. Despite the overall increase in sales, a few models were not quite able to ride the same wave. It may contain incorrect data. After a mediocre April and May, the summer months proved to be particularly hot. The Tesla Model X was the big new entry last year, and in its first full year of availability, quickly jumped to the 3 spot in the sales leaderboard.
New Models to the Market In 2016, 6 new models made their first sales. After a slow start out of the gate, March broke records. Revenues for all companies in this report are in U. If you find anything wrong, please let us know. For companies who report their data in other currencies, we converted their revenues to U. October and November were slower than anticipated, likely due to the Tesla Autopilot 2. .
The Smart Fortwo was down 53%, with the Ford Focus Electric not far behind with a 43% decrease. The Chevrolet Bolt is now available in some regions, and the Tesla Model 3 could also make its way onto public roads. With nearly 25k sales, it saw an 82% increase over last December, and captured 1. Looking Ahead to 2017 If 2016 was the year of the comeback, 2017 could be the year of the ramp. .
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