- Press Release
EV and PHV account for a record high percentage and volume of new vehicle sales in the January-March period of 2022
ENECHANGE Ltd. (Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director & CEO: Yohei Kiguchi; Representative Director & COO: Ippei Arita; hereafter:“the Company) provides the following information on market trends related to the Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Service.
We will enhance information disclosure to our stakeholders by promptly sharing market trends related to our business on a quarterly basis.
Changes in EV and PHV sales
In our EV Charging Service, we consider the sales ratio of EV and Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle (PHV) that use charging facilities as a key indicator of the overall adoption of electric vehicles, as the adoption of EVs is linked with the expansion of EV charging infrastructure.
According to the “Sales of Vehicles by Fuel Source (Passenger Cars)” data published monthly by the Japan Automobile Dealers Association, the percentage of new EV and PHV sales from January to March 2022 was about 2.8% of total sales with 18,527 units sold, both record highs. In 2022, a variety of new EV models are scheduled to be launched, and further expansion is expected.
|Sales of vehicles (unit: cars)||Jan. 2022||Feb. 2o22||Mar. 2022||2022 Q1|
|EV&PHV sales ratio||3.1%||2.7%||2.7%||2.8%|
About ENECHANGE Ltd.
ENECHANGE is an energy technology company that promotes a carbon-free society through digital technology with the mission of Changing Energy For A Better World. We offer services based on data utilization in the field of the 4Ds of Energy: Deregulation, Digitalization, Decarbonization, and Decentralization. Our company’s roots come from an energy data lab at the University of Cambridge, U.K., a country where liberalization is mature. ENECHANGE has a British subsidiary, SMAP Energy Limited, as well as a global network and analytical technology for energy data.