|BMW might have a winner here|
Active Tourer Edition
Unlike other markets, the Italian EV market is not experiencing growth, with year to date sales inclusively dropping 13% regarding 2015, with the EV Share at a low 0,11%.
Looking at the models ranking, there is a surprise in the ranking, with the newcomer BMW 225xe Active Tourer scoring an impressive 94 units, the best monthly result for any model in the last 10 months and a record for any plug-in BMW.
The Volkswagen Golf GTE was the third Best Selling model in February, jumping to Fourth and underlining a fundamental change in the market: The rise of PHEV's, in 2016 they count 42% of the EV market, when last year they had 21% and in 2014 only 9%...
As for pure electrics, the Nissan Leaf continues to sell in decent numbers, the veteran C-Zero is experiencing a Second Youth, placed in the Runner-up position, while the sports-sedan Tesla Model S had another two digit month, placing it at a best ever Fifth position.
Looking at the manufacturers ranking, the chronic leader Renault (Fourth, with just 8% share) had a horrible start, leaving the leadership for BMW, with 34% Share, followed by Nissan (16%) and Volkswagen (10%).
|1||BMW 225xe Active Tourer||94||103||30||N/A|
|4||Volkswagen Golf GTE||25||32||9||5|
|5||Tesla Model S||10||22||6||8|
|6||Renault Twizy e)||10||20||6||4|
|BMW X5 40e|
|13||Nissan e-NV200 / Evalia||1||2||1||17|
|14||Renault Kangoo ZE||1||1||0||N/A|
|14||Smart Fortwo ED||1||0||9|