Regardless of weak EV gross sales progress in April 2019 in comparison with the identical month the 12 months prior, whole battery capability deployed in newly-sold EVs elevated markedly over the identical interval, based on Adamas Intelligence’s EV Battery Capability Month-to-month.
Whereas whole EV gross sales elevated simply 19.6% over the earlier April, the trade deployed over 6.7 GWh of battery capability in passenger EVs, PHEVs and hybrids globally – a rise of 69.four% over the identical month final 12 months.
This speedy progress in battery capability stems from robust gross sales of high-capacity, long-range EVs just like the Tesla Mannequin three, BYD Yuan, Nissan Leaf and Hyundai Kona, amongst others.
Persevering with the development Charged famous in March 2019, information from Adamas Intelligence additionally signifies that the sales-weighted common battery capability elevated 41.6% between April 2018 and April 2019, from 13.7 kWh to 19.four kWh.
Supply: Adamas Intelligence