Demand for electric cars in Ukraine for the year increased by 70%

Спрос на электрокары в Украине за год вырос на 70%

Ukrainian Park of electric vehicles continues to grow mainly due to imported second-hand.

In January – April 2019 the sales of electric cars in Ukraine increased by 73% (compared to the same period last year) and amounted to 1914 cars. On Tuesday, may 14, reports the press service of the Ukrautoprom Association.

It is noted that in April put on record 535 of electric vehicles, which is 67% more than in April 2018. Of these, 495 are motor cars and 40 commercial vehicles.

“At the same time, almost equally increased registration of both passenger cars and commercial vehicles, by 67.2 and 66.7 percent, respectively”, – stated in the message.

The Association noted that in General, the Ukrainian fleet of electric vehicles continues to grow at the expense of imported second-hand. In the April registrations, the share of imported cars with mileage was 91%, whereas a year earlier the figure was 82%.

The most popular models of cars with zero emissions in the last month were: NISSAN Leaf – 251 PCs (246 PCs – b/a) TESLA Model S – 49 PCs (48 PCs – used) RENAULT Kangoo 38 (37 PCs – used) RENAULT Zoe – 28 (26 PCs – used) JAGUAR I-Pace – 24 PCs (All new).

In January – April 2019 Ukrainian numbers has received the 1914 electric vehicles, which is 73% higher than the same period last year.