Electric car sales climbed by 65 per cent in 2018 and reached the 2.0 million unit mark, as preliminary numbers suggest.

This corresponds to a 2.1 per cent share of global car sales.

China´s EV market share climbed to 53 per cent, i.e. the country sold more EVs than the rest of the world.

Read more on this topic and see country specific numbers and charts  in the next edition of our Global Energy Briefing (German and English version available for subscribers)

Source of charts: Global Energy Briefing No 171 (forthcoming)