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Electric car sales hit record high in Germany

With 1,771 registrations, the new Volkswagen ID.3 was the third best-selling electric car in Germany in September.

It is not just in France where sales of electric cars are on the rise. Among our neighbors across the Rhine, the segment’s results in September are simply impressive.

According to figures released by the Federal Automobile Agency (KBA), 21,188 electric cars were registered in Germany during the month of September. By adding the 20,127 plug-in hybrid cars registered over the same period, sales of connected vehicles exceed 40,000 units, capturing 15% of the new market share.

In first place, the Renault ZOE sold 3,603 units in September. The French city car preceded the Tesla Model 3 and the Volkswagen ID.3, respectively registered with 2776 and 1771 copies over the same period.

Cumulatively, 98,369 100% electric cars were registered in Germany over the first 9 months of the year. At the top of this annual ranking, the Renault ZOE has a total of 15,730 registrations. Destroyed to be replaced by the ID.3, the Volkswagen e-Golf finished in second place with 12,545 registrations while the Tesla Model 3 came third with 10,121 units sold.

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