Sales of electric cars in Ukraine in January-April grew 1.5-fold YoY, to 1,044 units. The rise was due to imports of used cars accounting for 85% of the total sales in Ukraine, according to the Ukrautoprom Association’s press service.
The Nissan Leaf model was the most popular electric car in Ukraine over the period under review. Its share was 69% on the primary electric car market. Some 723 vehicles of this model, including 52 new cars, were sold in Ukraine in January-April.
The BMW i3 model ranked second in terms of sales, as some 58 car drivers preferred it; 19 cars were new.
The Tesla Model S car was the third: 52 Tesla cars, including 18 new vehicles, were sold over the period under review.
The Mercedes-Benz B model with 36 sold cars (8 new and 28 used vehicles) and the Smart Fortwo Electric Drive model with 32 cars (all with mileage) were also among the top five makes. (UNIAN/Business World Magazine)