28 Jun '17, 6am

MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 PHEV was best-seller in May in Italy

The Italian plug-in electric car market is up 53% Year-on-Year, having registered 359 units in May, with the YTD tally now at 1,671 units, up 31% YoY. Last month, the Mini Countryman PHEV landed in Italy with an impressive 67 registrations, starting its career there as best-selling Model in May, ahead of the Mercedes GLC350e (33 units), and its relative BMW 225xe Active Tourer , that with only 29 registrations, had its worst performance of the year. Year-to-date, the Nissan Leaf is still ahead, with 237 registrations, followed by the BMW 225xe Active Tourer (196 units) and the Mercedes GLC350e (165). Looking at the manufacturers ranking, BMW is in the lead, with 37% share, followed by Nissan with 21% and Mercedes with 18%. With Mini already with 6% share, the BMW Group is likely to have over 50% share in this market soon. The PEV Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV) market is a...

Full article: http://electriccarsreport.com/2017/06/mini-cooper-s-e-cou...

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