US: BEV Market Nearly Doubled Through April 2021

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The all-electric car segment is booming in the U.S., according to the latest report on car registration from Experian (via Automotive News).

During the first four months (January-April) of this year some 133,509 new BEVs were registered, which is 95% more than a year earlier (about 68,466).

The growth of the all-electric segment is three times higher than the overall market, which increased 36%. It allowed an expansion of BEV market share from 1.6% in 2020 to 2.3%.

The data reveals that the most popular model is the Tesla Model Y, followed by the Tesla Model 3, which however decreased slightly year-over-year:

BEV registrations in the U.S. – January-April 2021

  • Tesla Model Y – 53,102 (up from 2,260 in 2020)
  • Tesla Model 3 – 35,468 (down 12% year-over-year from about 31,680)
  • Chevrolet Bolt EV – 13,611
  • Ford Mustang Mach-E – 6,104 (including 1,675 in California and 604 in Michigan)
  • Nissan LEAF – 5,023
  • Audi e-tron – 4,321
  • Porsche Taycan – 3,002
  • Hyundai Kona Electric – 2,192
  • Tesla Model X – 1,730 (down 75%)
  • Tesla Model S – 1,633 (down 63%)
  • other – 7,323
  • Total – 133,509

Overall, Tesla registrations stand at 91,933, which is 71% more than a year ago, however, it’s associated only with the Model Y, as the remaining three models noted a decrease.

One of the most important metrics is that Tesla holds over 68.8% of the all-electric car segment in the U.S.

Besides the three Teslas, only the retired Volkswagen e-Golf noted a year-over-year decline, which means that all other models are up.

Tesla is also the fourth best selling luxury brand, according to the report, ahead of Audi:

  • BMW – 115,606 (up 50%)
  • Lexus – 108,244 (up 50%)
  • Mercedes-Benz – 104,960 (up 37%)
  • Tesla – 91,933 (up 71%)
  • Audi – 81,598 (up 56%)
  • Acura – 56,307 (up 59%)
  • Cadillac – 54,772 (up 55%)
  • Volvo – 39,625 (up 58%)
  • Lincoln – 38,372 (up 26%)
  • Land Rover – 33,076 (up 47%)

In terms of geographical results – California accounts for 38% of all BEV registrations, which is significantly less than a year ago (45%). It’s interesting because registrations in California increased 64% year-over-year. Other states probably are expanding much faster.

The second biggest market is Florida (7.2% share in BEV segment), followed by Texas (5.9%).

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