Electric Vehicles and Total Motor Vehicle Notes

Total Motor Vehicles Australia

19 million (with about 74½% petrol-based passenger cars and about 23½% diesel-based commercial vehicles)

Electric Vehicle Sales Australia

2011   49
2012  253
2013  293
2014 1322
2015 1771
2016 1369
2017 2284 
2018 2700 (estimate)
Totals about 10,000 vehicles sold

Reports of Electric Vehicle Totals by state in 2017


Vic  1350
NSW  1250
SA   1000
Qld   700
WA    400
ACT   200
TAS   100
Totals about 5000

Note, Teslas and others refuse to report, also excludes sales in 2018

By scraping data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, 97 Teslas sold in 2015, 244 in 2016, almost 400 in 2017.
In 2018, Tesla Australia reported a drop of 26% in sales revenue (without specifying units), down from $169 million in 2017 to $125 million in 2018. In contrast their revenue from energy generation and storage services (Powerwall 2 for home use and Powerpack for commercial use) rose nearly tenfold to $201.8 million from $22.16 million.

 

Total Motor Vehicles Worldwide 2018

1.285 billion (950 million passenger cars and 335 million commercial vehicles)
Click here for Statistics by Country.

Electric Vehicle Sales Worldwide

Globally in 2017 there were 3 million on the road of which 1 million were sold in 2017

In 2018, globally 2.1 million sold, bringing the total to about 5 million.

Click here for Statistics by Country, with main ones being China on top with over 2 million, US next with over 1 million, Norway on 300,000, Japan on 250,000, UK France and Germany on 200,000 each, and Netherlands on 150,000.

Hybrid Electric Vehicle Sales Worldwide and in Australia

According to the following page, click here, sales worldwide of hybrid electric vehicles were 12 million 1997-2016, with annual sales currently between one and two million.
Market leader has been Toyota with over 10 million in sales, followed by Honda with 1.35 million reported in June 2014. Toyota's best selling hybrid has been the Prius liftback, with sales in January 2017 approaching 4 million.

According to the following link, click here, hybrid sales by Toyota in Australia reached the 100,000 milestone in April 2019.

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