EV sales peaked at more than 13,000 units during the third quarter of 2018.
Electric vehicle (EV) sales now represent more than 8% of new car sales in Canada.
That’s according to a new report from clean tech firm Fleet Carma, which shows EV sales peakedat more than 13,000 units during the last quarter.
This represents a 166% increase over the same period last year and pushed the total number of EV sold through the year to a total of almost 35,000 units – this is a 158% increase on the same period last year.
Tesla Model 3 deliveries beginning to flow into the country during the last few months have caused a significant spike in Canadian EV adoption this year, with Nissan Leaf deliveries also slightly increasing during the quarter.
A Tesla Model 3 has been driven across the US in the quickest ever time recorded in an EV.