Renault Zoe eclipses Tesla Model 3 as Europe's best-selling EV

  French hatch topped 2020 EV sales in a rapidly growing market, while the ID 3 led strong results for the Volkswagen Group The Renault Zoe overtook the Tesla Model 3 to become the best-sellingbattery-electric car  (BEV) in Europe in 2020, with the total 1.42 million BEV and plug-in hybrid cars sold representing a 147% year-on-year increase. According to data from car industry analysts Jato Dynamics, electrified vehicles – either full-EV or PHEV models – accounted for 12% of all cars sold across 23 European markets, including the European Union member states, the UK, Norway and Switzerland. The sharp rise in electrified vehicle sales was driven by the increasing availability of both EVs and PHEVs and the need of manufacturers to increase sales of low-emission cars to avoid EU emissions fines. The Renault Zoe hatch led the sales of full BEVs , with the 99,261 examples sold in 2020 a 118% year-on-year increase. That helped the Zoe pass the Tesla Model 3, 2019’s best-selling BEV. Tesla .. Full story on autocar.co.uk 

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