Overall EV sales in December 2021 clocked 50,866 units, recording a 240 per cent YoY jump from the number recorded in December 2020
Electric vehicles registrations crossed over 50,000 units for the first-time ever in a month in December 2021, shows a report by JMK Research and Analytics.
Overall EV sales in December 2021 clocked 50,866 units, recording a 240 per cent YoY jump from the number recorded in December 2020. There was also a 21 per cent month-on-month (MoM) growth compared to November 2021.
A total of 14,978 electric vehicles were registered across India in December 2020. While in November last year, 42,055 electric vehicles were registered across India, claims the report.
The EV registrations in December 2021 were driven by electric two-wheelers and passenger three-wheelers, which together accounted for 90.3 per cent of total EV registrations in the month.
Electric two-wheelers alone contributed 48.6 per cent to the total EV registration. Electric cars contributed five per cent and the electric cargo three-wheelers contributed 4.3 per cent.
Uttar Pradesh was the state where the maximum number of electric vehicles were registered in December 2021 with 23 per cent of the total EV registrations, clocking more than 10,000 units.
Maharashtra (13 per cent), Karnataka (nine per cent), Rajasthan (eight per cent) and Delhi (seven per cent) were the other states in the top five positions. Tamil Nadu too contributed seven per cent of total EV registrations in India in December 2021.