The plug-in electric car market in Ireland is up 20% this year, having registered 524 units, increasing the total stock of passenger plug-ins to over 2,200 units.
Third placed is the BMW 330e (77 units), currently the best-selling PHEV in Ireland.
Looking at sales by technology, all-electric cars are recovering ground in this historically BEV-friendly market, with registrations up 29% in 2017, to 367 units, while PHEVs are growing only 3% this year, to 157 units, representing only 24% of the whole PEV market.
Looking at the manufacturers ranking, Nissan is in the leadership, with 35% share, but Hyundai (31%) is growing, while BMW is Third, with 19% share.[source: EAFO]