When you’ve been being attentive to headline, you is likely to be confused as to how electrical automobiles are actually doing. Some retailers report they’re gaining reputation, or that EV gross sales are experiencing a “surge,” even despite shortages. Others (even Jalopnik) have been reporting that increasingly more People don’t need EVs. Their considerations aren’t unwarranted, citing issues like charging infrastructure and rising buy prices. So what’s the actual story?
In the present day, we’re having a look on the Q1 gross sales numbers for each EV producer. Which means we’re seeing what number of automobiles offered for every EV mannequin in January, February, and March of 2023. It’s value noting that not each producer releases clear gross sales figures, however for the sake of readability and consistency, all the knowledge on this story is pulled instantly from a producer and regards U.S.-specific gross sales, except I be aware in any other case.
This listing additionally solely consists of gross sales numbers of BEVs (battery electrical autos), not plug in hybrids or hybrid autos.
And, lastly, it must also be famous that Mini is lacking from this listing. Whereas the model sells the two-door hardtop Mini Electrical, its gross sales are grouped in with the gas-powered Mini two-door hardtop. Subsequently, we are able to’t precisely say what number of Mini EVs have offered.