Tesla Model 3 firm in the lead
January registered some 2.700 plugins in Canada, up 38% YoY, with the 2019 PEV share rising to 2.2%.
After a weak year end, due to the focus on deliveries south of the border, the Model 3 is back on track in Canada, with the midsizer being responsible for one third of all plugin registrations this year.
On the other hand, the Nissan Leaf had a big tumble this month, dropping two positions, to 4th, with the 129 registrations made in February being the worst result in the Leaf 40 kWh career...The 62 kWh version is badly needed to pick up sales, Nissan.
Chevrolet had reasons to smile last month, with both models climbing positions, the Volt to #2 and the Bolt to #6, while the Honda Clarity PHEV joined the Top 10, thanks to 162 deliveries, its best result in the last 7 months.
Regarding the manufacturers podium, Tesla (41%) is head and shoulders above the competition, while Chevrolet (14%) is in Second Place, with Mitsubishi (8%) now in Third Place.
Tesla Model 3 & Others
Tesla Model 3
Looking at the midsize vehicles general ranking, this time the Model 3 was 3rd, as the Toyota Camry managed to overcome it.
Looking into 2019, expect the Model 3 to continue running for the mainstream midsize category leadership, as the Premium midsize title seems to be already in the bag.