Global sales of electric cars continue to grow at record numbers.

According to EV-Volumes, 847,590 new vehicles were registered in August, which is 60 percent more than in the same period in 2021.

Globally, the market share increased to 15 percent (11 percent fully electric and four percent plug-in hybrids). By the end of August, a total of more than 5.7 million new passenger electric cars were registered, which means that even the unrealistic limit of 10 million units could be exceeded by the end of the year. For comparison, in 2021, 6.5 million of them were registered.

As for the best-selling models, the Tesla Model Y is at the top, and among the ten most popular are the Tesla Model 3, Volkswagen ID.4 and as many as seven Chinese cars, according to

As you will see in the table, the most represented brand is BYD, which is among the largest manufacturers of electric cars in the world. This year they entered the European market (Norway, Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany), recently signed a contract with the German rent-a-car company Sixt on the delivery of 100,000 electric cars, and in the first half of the year they have already delivered 640,000 vehicles .

They do not hide their goal, they want to become the best-selling brand of electric cars in the world.

Top 20 electric models in 2022:

1) Tesla Model Y - 409,378

2) Wuling Hong Guang MINI EV - 278,838

3) Tesla Model 3 - 268,157

4) BYD Song - 239,739

5) BYD Qin Plus - 198,326

6) BYD Han - 148,512

7) BYD Dolphin - 102,620

8) Volkswagen ID.4 - 99,880

9) BYD Yuan Plus - 92,776

10) BYD Tang - 79,211

11) Li Xiang One - 75,397

12) Chery QQ Ice Cream - 72,094

13) Chery eQ1 - 68,153

14) GAC Aion Y - 67,793

15) Hyundai Ioniq 5 - 67,781

16) Changan Benny EV - 64,553

17) Hozon Neta V - 59,637

18) GAC Aion S - 58,471

19) Kia EV6 - 54,896

20) Ford Mustang Mach-E - 51,447

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