Many car brands are starting to shift their inventory by developing and engineering designs for EVs. Listed down are the most successful electric vehicles brands in 2019 that are profiting from green technology. They range from European, American, and Chinese companies that develop EVs on their own, or in joint ventures.
Here are the top sellers from Tesla to the Chinese brand JAC. For them, dominating this new category is to do or die. The winner gets to be top dog in the EV revolution. Let's find out the list with Philkotse.com.
1. Tesla Model 3 (450,000–500,000 units)
This company is the manufacturer of the Model S and Model 3 with upcoming models soon! Those into EV know that is the car to beat. Tesla Model 3 is a bestseller in the EU, and there’s a long waiting list too. By using un-selling and avoiding showrooms which generated so much interest that it generated a buzz!
So much and it became the electric car to own if you can get it! It has a fast charge and a long range compared to other EVs.
Tesla Model 3 is a bestseller, and there’s a long waiting list too
2. BAIC (220,000–250,000 units)
Beijing Auto derived from battery electric vehicles is more that BYD that reached 220,000 units in 2019. BAIC overshot the target and with an excess of 20,000 units will not be so difficult to meet the demand for BEVs. The China-based car maker as the second-ranked electric vehicle maker is very significant especially for acquiring affordable EVs.
The China-based car maker as the second-ranked electric vehicle maker is very significant especially for acquiring affordable EVs
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3. BYD (200,000–230,000 units)
With several EVs and PHEV in their inventory, so priority is given to better selling models. Giving preference to one or the other is not very good! But, BYD’s electric car is expecting a kicked up 60 kWh battery soon. It may be the biggest seller for BYD that will breach a 100,000 annual delivery milestone.
Specific models that are in the inventory is the Crossover Yuan and E5 sedan, with the SUV Tang mid-sized as which are the ones in the EV, PHEV category.
BYD EV may be the biggest seller for BYD that will breach a 100,000 annual delivery milestone
4. Nissan (150,000 units)
For the Japanese brand that is relying heavily on the Leaf for EV sales. Sales have been struggling with the Tesla 3 on the scene which topped the European market easily. The 62 kWh Leaf is yet to make a dent with Tesla competition.
To get more Leaf + on the road, the Leaf 40 kWh may be discounted to get sales moving. This situation puts Nissan into a grey area that it needs to resolve soon!
Nissan Leaf+ is yet to make a dent with Tesla competition
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5. Renault (120,000 units)
Engaged in collaboration with Nissan and the sole EV it has the Zoe hatch is where all the bets are on. The Zoe is getting more orders and is expected to gain more demand for Renault. In 2019, hopes are good for hitting 10,000 units per month.
The Zoe is getting more orders and is expected to gain more demand for Renault
6. Hyundai (100,000 units)
Demand for the Kona EV has reached 30,000 units in their waiting list. The Ioniq PHEV is planned for possible markets for the PHEV and if it can be met. Demand for Hyundai’s EV and PHEVs is tied in with the supply of batteries to power their cars.
If the battery supply is stabilized then reaching a top 10 spot is doable.
Hyundai Kona EV is a significant competitor in the auto market
8. JAC (85,000 units)
For this brand, the joint venture with VW's the Sol E20X that is expected to be in dealerships by the 2nd half of 2019. This EV will play a vital role in gaining a chunk of sales from its competitors. VW and JAC are keen to make the best of this EV partnership.
SOL e20X plays a vital role in gaining a chunk of sales from its competitors
9. JMC (90,000 units)
Engaged in a joint venture with Renault, Jiangling Motors to produce small EVs. In 2019, JMC’s bigger EV the E500 crossover is ready to compete in the car market, with a 58-kWh car battery and looks like a Ford Ranger.
Another is the Rivian R1T which is for the high-end. JMC is betting on them to get part of the EV pie sales too!
JMC’s bigger EV the E500 crossover is ready to compete in the car market
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