Sales-Weighted Average EV Battery Capacity Up 6% Year-over-Year in September 2019

Nov. 6, 2019

Global EV sales down while total battery capacity deployed up

In September 2019, 8.39 GWh of battery capacity was deployed globally in all newly-sold passenger EVs combined, an increase of 4% over the same month the year prior, according to Adamas Intelligence’s latest ‘EV Battery Capacity Monthly’ report.

Over the same period, global passenger EV sales, including sales of all hybrids, plug-in hybrids and battery electric vehicles combined, fell by 3% year-over-year due to a protracted slowdown in China since the cut-back of buyer incentives in June.

Taking the above into account, the average EV sold globally in September 2019 had a battery capacity of 21.3 kWh, an increase of 6% over the same month the year prior, continuing the trend of steadily rising average battery capacity observed since as early as 2004.

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