Daimler, BMW and Volkswagen have reported their car sales for 2020. According to a report in The Financial Times, 9.8 million vehicles were sold last year, of which only 600,000 were electric cars.
Volkswagen distinguished itself the most – 5.3 million cars sold, 212 thousand electric cars. The BMW Group, which includes Mini and Rolls-Royce, has sold 193,000 electric vehicles. Daimler has 160,000 electric cars.
Previously , Tesla published its report , which sold almost 500 thousand cars in a year, although a little more was produced. It turns out that the sales of electric cars from the three companies only surpassed Tesla by 100 thousand. Elon Musk can be proud of the success of his company.
A report from The Financial Times also said that sales of electric car models have grown by 158% in recent years. This is due to toughened rules against the emission of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. In case of violation, companies risk paying multimillion-dollar fines.