Despite weak EV sales total battery capacity increased 69 YOY in April

first_imgSource: Electric Vehicles Magazine Despite weak EV sales growth in April 2019 compared to the same month the year prior, total battery capacity deployed in newly-sold EVs increased markedly over the same period, according to Adamas Intelligence’s EV Battery Capacity Monthly.While total EV sales increased just 19.6% over the previousApril, the industry deployed over 6.7 GWh of battery capacity in passenger EVs,PHEVs and hybrids globally – an increase of 69.4% over the same month last year.This rapid growth in battery capacity stems from strongsales of high-capacity, long-range EVs like the Tesla Model 3, BYD Yuan, NissanLeaf and Hyundai Kona, among others.Continuing thetrend Charged noted in March 2019,data from Adamas Intelligence also indicates that the sales-weighted averagebattery capacity increased 41.6% between April 2018 and April 2019, from 13.7kWh to 19.4 kWh.Source: Adamas Intelligence Author Liberty Access TechnologiesPosted on June 25, 2019Categories Electric Vehicle Newslast_img

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