Even though the global sales numbers for electric cars are still small with 774,000 in 2016, they are growing strongly with an average growth rate per year of 60% from 2012 to 2016, and companies such as Tesla have reignited public interest in electric vehicles.
China is the leading country in terms of electrical vehicle sales, followed by the U.S. and Norway.
With almost 50,000 cars sold, the Tesla model S was the top-selling electric car globally in 2016.
- Global market size & forecasts
- Market drivers
- Battery technology & comparison
- Challenges & trends
- Competitive landscape: BMW, BYD, General Motors, Nissan, Tesla
- Country analysis: China, France, Germany, India, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, UK, U.S.
- Electric vehicle sales in the EU
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For information on the Connected Car market, please refer to the Statista Digital Market Outlook Market Report: Connected Car
Global comparable car sales data can be found in the Statista Consumer Market Outlook – Passenger Cars
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