China became the largest market in the world sales of electric vehicles


Estimated Association of automobile manufacturers of the PRC, by the end of the year sales of electric vehicles in the Chinese market will reach 220-250 thousand pieces.

MOSCOW, 7 Dec. China in 2015 became the world’s largest market for sales of electric vehicles, reports on Monday, the Xinhua news Agency citing a report of the Association of China automobile manufacturers (CAAM).

According to the CAAM Deputy Secretary-General Xu Yanhua, in 2015 the total sales of electric vehicles in the world will reach 600 thousand, of which about 180 thousand will be sold in the US. At the same time, according to the Association of automobile manufacturers of the PRC, by the end of the year sales of electric vehicles in the Chinese market will reach 220-250 thousand pieces.

Xu Yanhua also noted that, despite the rapid development of electric vehicles market in the PRC for sustainable development in the future will require a predominance of quality over quantity. According to her, the quality of the batteries mounted on electric vehicles, and security vehicles should be inspected thoroughly.

Estimated CAAM, in the first 10 months of the year 2015 in China have already been sold to more than 171 thousands of electric vehicles, growth in sales compared with last year is 290%.