Mexican sales of hybrid, electric cars up 141% from January through May
Last May, the sale of hybrid and electric vehicles amounted to 845 units, which represented a 94.7% increase compared to same month of the previous year, according to figures by the Mexican Association of the Automotive Industry (AMIA for its acronym in Spanish).
In its monthly report, with a one-month lag, the agency announced that from January through May the sale of units with sustainable technologies totaled 4,249 vehicles, up 141.8% compared to the same five-month period of 2016.
The commercialization during May consisted of 22 electric vehicles and 823 hybrids, according to the report.
Mexico City led sales with 43.4% of the units sold nationwide, followed by the State of Mexico with 14.8%; Jalisco with 7.5%; Nuevo Leon 4.6%; Michoacan 2.8%; Puebla 2.8%; Queretaro 2.4%; Oaxaca 2.3%, while the remaining 19.4% was distributed in the rest of the country.