95.6 GWh of EV battery capacity deployed in 2019

In 2019, 95.6 GWh of battery capacity was deployed globally in new passenger EVs, an increase of 30% over the prior year, according to a tracking system developed by Adamas Intelligence.

  • Asia Pacific led the pack with 50.9 GWh deployed, an increase of 27% year-over-year.
  • Europe followed with 23.9 GWh deployed, a large increase of 89% year-over-year.
  • The Americas deployed just 20.5 GWh, only 1% higher than the prior year.
  • The Middle East and Africa combined had 0.17 GWh, up 57% year-over-year.

At the global level in 2019, fully electric BEVs were responsible for 90% of all passenger vehicle battery capacity deployed, followed by plug-in hybrids with 7% and hybrids with the remaining 3%.

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Source: Adamas Intelligence