Best Selling Electric Cars of the Year Announced

    The best-selling electric cars of the year in the world were announced. Let’s examine together the data generated from the sales between January and April.

    Electric cars are becoming more and more common for environmental reasons. Many automobile giants around the world are planning to abandon the production of traditional internal combustion engine vehicles completely in the coming years and turn to electric vehicles.  

    Now, the new data has revealed the best-selling electric cars and brands worldwide in January-April this year. The lists of fully electric and hybrid cars and brands from all over the world revealed how the popularity of such vehicles has increased.

    This year’s best-selling electric cars have been announced

    Let’s get to the best selling car models this year. According to the shared numbers, the best-selling car in January and April is Tesla’s Model Y, the world’s largest electric car manufacturer. This model is followed by Model 3, which also belongs to Tesla. In addition, it can be seen that there are quite a lot of cars of Chinese brands on the list.

    Tesla Model Y

    • 186,522 sales

    Tesla Model 3

    • 143,015 sales

    Wuling HongGuang Mini EV

    • 127,542 sales

    BYD Song Pro / Plus PHEV (Hibrit)

    • 78,030 sales

    BYD Qin Plus PHEV (Hibrit)

    • 59,476 sales

    The rest of the list is as follows:

    • WORLD Dolphin – 41.721
    • WORLD Han EV -39.435
    • BYD Tang PHEV (Hybrid) – 36,791
    • Volkswagen ID.4-36.240
    • Hyundai Ioniq 5 – 36,025
    • Li Xiang One – 35.884
    • Chery QQ Ice Cream – 35.191
    • Changan Benni EV – 32,852
    • BYD Yuan Plus – 26,656
    • Hozon Neta V – 24.371
    • GAC Aion Y – 24.161

    Top-selling brands in April:

    The announced data also included data on electric vehicle sales in January and April of 2022. Accordingly, China-based BYD became the best-selling brand with 391,782 cars in the 4-month period. BYD was followed by Tesla with 349,432, SAIC-GM-Wuling with 145,042, BMW with 100,187 and Volkswagen with 88,599. 

    The small Wuling HongGuang Mini EV showed the biggest sales increase last month.

    According to the information obtained, despite the ongoing worldwide chip crisis, war, economic problems and pandemic, electric vehicle sales in April 2022 increased by 38% compared to the same period of the previous year.

    It was stated that a total of 542,000 vehicle registrations were registered during the specified month, representing 10.2% of the total automobile market. The best-selling electric vehicle in April was China-based SAIC-GM- Wuling’s Wuling HongGuang Mini EV with 27,181 units. In addition to this, it was noteworthy that the models of another Chinese company, BYD, dominated that month’s list. Apart from Chinese brands, models of brands such as Tesla, Hyundai and Kia were also included in the list.

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