The International Energy Agency (IEA) counted therecent EV statistics outlook – the research came out with a figure of 2 million electric cars registered worldwide.
IEA accounted for both all-electric (BEV) and plug-in hybrid (PHEV) cars. Especially high results are achieved by China – though the US accounted for the largest EV stock till 2015, China took the lead from 2016 with EV sales growing exponentially from year to year.
The registrations of new electric cars reached a new record in 2016 with over 750,000 cars sold worldwide. EV sales dynamics is presented on the chart below: