Monday, November 13, 2017

France October 2017

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Smart Fortwo ED: Small, but with a feisty personality

Smart Fortwo running for Fifth

The French EV passenger car market registered some 2.900 registrations, up 34% YoY, with the YTD now above 29.000 units, translating in a 23% YoY growth rate below the European average.

Much of this slow growth (Yes, in the current days, growing 23% YoY is considered "slow") can be attributed to the Renault Zoe, that for some strange reason has seen its registrations dip 4% regarding the same month last year, an event that is even more unexpected, if one considers the French carmaker still has a waiting list to fulfil. Something strange is happening at Renault...

Elsewhere in October, the Nissan Leaf hangs on in Second, with 234 deliveries, a remarkable performance considering the upcoming renewal, while the Smart Fortwo ED has been warmly received in French territory, delivering 150 units last month, a new record for the nameplate, and considering that Smart is playing hard to promote its electric offering, the diminutive two seater should become a familiar face in the monthly podium.

PlModelSales  
1Renault Zoe775
2Nissan Leaf234
3BMW i3210
4Smart Fortwo ED150
5Mercedes GLC350e149

In a market known for its stability, one has to go down into Seventh Place to notice a position change, with the VW Golf GTE surpassing the Tesla Model S.

But the real news is arrival of the new Smart Fortwo ED to the top positions, it is now #11, but considering its current pace, a Top 10 position will be a given and it might even have a shot at Fifth Place.

Another the recent model to impress is the Mini Countryman PHEV, now at #15, thanks to 92 registrations in October.

In the brands ranking, Renault (41%) continues in the drivers seat, followed at a distance by BMW (9%), while Mercedes and Nissan, both with 7% share, are running for the Bronze Medal. 

Pl
France
Oct.
2017
%
'16Pl
1
Renault Zoe 
775
12.817
41
1
2
Nissan Leaf 
234
2.165
7
2
3
BMW i3 *
210
1.625
5
4
4
Mercedes GLC350e
149
1.517
5
25
5
Peugeot iOn
69
722
2
5
6
Kia Soul EV
76
702
2
7
7
Volkswagen Golf GTE
99
655
2
6
8
Tesla Model S
46
640
2
9
9
10
11
12
13
BMW 225xe Active Tourer  e)
Volvo XC90 PHEV  e)
Smart Fortwo ED
Volkswagen Passat GTE  e)
Audi A3 e-Tron  e)
80
70
150
55
33
622
565
514
432
428
2
2
2
1
1
18
10
38
20
12
14
Tesla Model X
47
397
1
32
15
Citroen C-Zero
61
380
1
11
15
17
Mini Countryman PHEV
BMW X5 40e  e)
92
39
380
367
1
1
N/A
13
18
19
Hyundai Ioniq Electric
Toyota Prius PHEV  e)
85
36
355
343
1
1
31
37
20

Mercedes C350e  e)
Others
15
482
300
3.375
1
11
25

TOTAL
2.904
29.310

Source: Avere France

e) Estimate

9 comments:

  1. You don't include light commercial BEVs in rankings? Cause the word on the streets there were 824 of these sold last month in France, 507 of them being Renault Kangoo Z.E.

    I think I saw Nissan NV200 in lists for other countries, so maybe you should count Kangoo as well? :)

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  2. This ranking only cover passenger cars, but yes, i should have made a small comment on those 500 Kangoo ZE.

    Will be more careful next time.

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  3. The performance of Zoe maybe is due to the 500 cars sold in Spain for car Sharing in Madrid, maybe...

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  4. the german statistics are always right good, but the french statistics are always wrong and underrated it would be better when you stop your french bashing because the data about french ev sales are always wrong ! bye

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    1. I use the same criteria for every market, counting PEV passenger vehicles (M1 category).

      There's no particular French bashing here.

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  5. for france october 2017 = 3627 sales !1748 + 824+ 1055
    http://www.avere-france.org/Site/Article/?article_id=7122&from_espace_adherent=0

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    1. This ranking of EV Sales only covers passenger cars, LCVs have teir own ranking, that is published from time to time.

      That is the difference between our numbers.

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  6. 20511+4906+8039 = 33456 sales in frane since beginning of 2017

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    1. This ranking of EV Sales only covers passenger cars, LCVs have teir own ranking, that is published from time to time.

      That is the difference between our numbers.

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