Hyundai Sells Record Amount Of Plug-In Electric Cars In September

Hyundai sold more plug-in cars than it ever had before.

For September 2018, Hyundai reports record sales of 4,984 plug-in electric cars, which is 93% more than a year ago at record 3.7% share out of its overall sales volume.

Of the nearly 5,000 sales, 1,504 falls on South Korea, while the rest (3,480) were sold overseas. So far this year, Hyundai sold 29,892 plug-in electric cars worldwide.

Additionally, Hyundai sold some 56 NEXO hydrogen fuel cell cars (407 YTD).

Hyundai plug-in electric car sales – September 2018

Sales by model:

  • IONIQ Electric – 2,239
  • IONIQ Plug-In – 595
  • Kona Electric – 2,145
  • Sonata Plug-In – 5

The Kona Electric finally gained some traction and with 2,145 sold, it almost beat its own record. However we need to note that 1,382 were sold in South Korea where demand is strong, and only 763 managed to reach the ship for export.

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