Renault Sold Over 5,000 Electric Cars In October 2018

Renault EV sales speed up.

In October, Renault sold over 5,017 electric cars – according to the preliminary report – which is just over 100 less than in its best month ever (March 2018).

Year-over-year growth amounted to 67% and EVs now account for nearly 3% of passenger car sales for the brand (in Europe, where most of EVs were sold, the share was 6%).

Sales results in October and after the first 10-months of this year (excluding Twizy) are:

  • Renault ZOE – 4,259 (up 84%) and 29,524 YTD (up 11.8%)
  • Renault Kangoo Z.E. – 742 (up 7%) and 6,529 YTD (up 94%)
  • Renault Master Z.E. – 15 and 31 YTD (new)

In 10 months of 2018, Renault sold about 36,000 plug-ins (comparable to the full 12 months of 2017) and over 97% of those were sold in Europe.

Renault electric car sales – October 2018

Separately, in South Korea, Renault – through Renault Samsung Motors – is also selling all-electric cars, the SM3 Z.E. So far this year, 1,192 SM3 Z.E. were sold (down 24%).

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