The Tesla Mannequin three has smashed electrical automobiles registrations in New Zealand for August whereas month-to-month gross sales within the phase now at hovering across the 550-600 mark.
The previous month has seen the Mannequin three, Nissan Leaf and Audi e-tron go on sale in New Zealand, pushing new electrical automobile gross sales to 906 yr thus far.
That additionally smashes plug-in electrical automobile (PHEV) new automobile registrations that sit at 600 yr thus far.
In August, 57 Mannequin 3s had been registered, with house owners getting their pre-orders from the USA. The Nissan Leaf had 39 gross sales, the Hyundai Kona EV sat at 32 and Audi’s e-tron had 30 registrations. Yr thus far, Kona is main new EV gross sales with 267 registrations.
EV numbers throughout New Zealand, together with used, have climbed above 16,000, with month-to-month gross sales round 550-600. However 2020 ought to see some essential new electrical automobiles arriving right here.
Porsche New Zealand has mentioned they’ve had unprecedented demand for the Taycan, and can herald three fashions from early 2020 for preview occasions and take a look at drives.
Manufacturing of New Zealand specification automobiles will begin mid-2020 with first buyer deliveries anticipated within the third quarter.
Porsche NZ says specification and pricing will likely be introduced in March 2020.
Honda revealed its electrical automobile, the Honda e, at Frankfurt motor present. However Honda NZ says, “at current we now have no details about the Honda e for New Zealand” however can be eager to have it in its fleet.
It’ll begin deliveries of the Honda e mid-2020, an identical time frame to Volkswagen’s ID.three that was additionally revealed at Frankfurt.
Volkswagen NZ is working with Germany to safe the ID.three for our market.