Currently reading: Battery-electric vehicles doubled global market share in 2021
Some 6% of all vehicles sold globally were battery-electric in 2021, and 21% of those were from Tesla

Battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) accounted for 6% of the global automotive market at the end of 2021, up from 3.1% just 12 months earlier.

The latest vehicle sales data from industry analyst Jato Dynamics reveals a meteoric surge in popularity for BEVs, driven chiefly by an uptick in demand in China, which accounted for roughly half of all worldwide BEV sales last year.

Jato also pointed to an increase in Europe and said that BEVs "began to gain traction" in North America last year, but noted that "other markets in the world continued to lag behind".

Overall, some 4.2

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