Business news from Ukraine

UKRAINIAN ELECTRIC CAR MARKET GROWTH ACCELERATES TO 89%

8 November , 2018  

Primary registrations of electric cars (new and used) in Ukraine in January-October 2018 grew by 89% year-over-year, to 4,214 cars, the Ukrautoprom association has reported.
The share of used cars was 85% – the same as last year.
The Nissan Leaf remained the most popular make in Ukraine: 403 cars of this model were registered in Ukraine in October 2018. The BMW i3 with 38 cars ranked second in terms of the number of registrations and Tesla Model S was third with 27 cars. Renault Zoe (24 cars) was fourth, and FIAT 500ะต with 23 cars was fifth.
The top ten on the primary market of electric cars in October 2018 also included: Volkswagen e-Golf (19 cars), KIA Soul EV (18 cars), Hyundai Ioniq Electric (15 cars), Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive (14 cars), and SMART Fortwo ED (13 cars).
In 2017, the primary market of electric passenger cars in Ukraine grew 2.3-fold, to 2,697 units, and the share of used cars was 85%, while in 2016 โ€“ 51%.

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