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The Peugeot e-208 already king of electric in 2024 in France?

Everything is going well for the Stellantis group, which is increasing, at the end of the first quarter of 2024, its position as a leading manufacturer on the French market. The group has just confirmed an exceptional first quarter, with an explosive month of March for certain models, starting with the Peugeot e-208 and Fiat 500e. This is of course a direct consequence of the social leasing offer launched at the start of the year (and stopped prematurely).

Stellantis big winner of the social leasing offer

The group announces exceptional performance in sales of electric vehicles (BEV) in the month of March (+56.7%), at 38.1% market share, up 10.9% compared to the year. last. “Stellantis accentuates its leadership, far ahead of its main competitors, with an increase in its sales volumes of +53.8%, to 35.8% market share, up +7.3 compared to 2023” explains the group.

© Peugeot

In detail, Stellantis highlights the performance (in March) of the Fiat 500e, which recorded an increase in sales volumes of +33%. The little Italian is not alone, since the Opel Corsa and Mokka Electric also saw their sales volume increase by +65.1% and +27.7% respectively. As for the Peugeot e-2008, sales increased by +217.7%.

The Peugeot e-208 already (largely) in the lead

However, it is the small Peugeot e-208 which is in the hearts of many motorists, with more than 3,760 models registered in March. Enough to allow the electric city car with the lion to already claim more than 10,000 registrations in 2024. Last year, 22,700 Peugeot e-208s found buyers.

Tesla Model Y
© Tesla

As for Tesla, the very popular in-house SUV Model Y keeps its shape and occupies second place, with just over 6,500 registrations in France since the start of 2024 (i.e. around 500 more than the small Fiat 500th). The Tesla Model 3 is in seventh position, with just over 4,600 sales in the first quarter.

It remains to be seen how sales of electric vehicles will behave in the coming weeks, with regard to models.made in China“, penalized by the new ecological bonus implemented in France.

Mark Tyson
Mark Tyson
Freelance News Writer. Always interested in the way in which technology can change people's lives, and that is why I also advise individuals and companies when it comes to adopting all the advances in Apple devices and services.
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