Kia reviews that its international automobile gross sales in Might elevated by 14.4 % year-over-year to 268,593 items. Throughout the first 5 months of 2023, the corporate offered 1,296,241 automobiles (up over 11 % year-over-year).
When it comes to E-GMP-based all-electric automobile gross sales, the quantity step by step will increase. In Might, the all-electric Kia EV6 famous 9,671 wholesale gross sales (intently associated to manufacturing), which is 31 % greater than a 12 months in the past.
Kia reviews wholesale gross sales (on the producer stage or plant gross sales), until in any other case specified, unaudited, and on a preliminary foundation.
The whole quantity consists of 1,894 gross sales in South Korea and seven,777 export gross sales. Thus far this 12 months.
Apart from the Kia EV6, there’s additionally the Kia EV9 within the stats, however solely 11 items (export), as the corporate prepares to start out gross sales of this new mannequin “quickly.” We guess that we should wait at the very least a number of extra months till a three- or four-digit variety of EV9 shall be prepared for buyer deliveries. This mannequin shall be produced additionally in america, beginning in 2024.
Thus far this 12 months, Kia EV6 wholesale gross sales exceeded 45,000 (up 30 % year-over-year).
In its month-to-month gross sales information report, Kia lists additionally 5,773 retail gross sales of the Kia EV6 outdoors of South Korea, together with 2,237 in america.
The retail gross sales outdoors of South Korea of different electrical automobile fashions – Kia Niro EV, Kia Niro Plus EV, and Kia Soul EV – amounted to respectively 4,105, 22, and 161. We do not have numbers for Kia’s residence market.
Kia BEV gross sales final month:
- EV6: 5,773 retail gross sales outdoors South Korea
(9,671 wholesale – 1,894 in South Korea and seven,777 exported)
- Niro EV: 4,105 retail gross sales outdoors South Korea
- Niro Plus EV: 22 retail gross sales outdoors South Korea
- Soul EV: 161 retail gross sales outdoors South Korea
- Whole*: at the very least 11,955 (down 4.5% year-over-year) or 4.5% of the overall quantity
*South Korea (EV6) + abroad retail gross sales information (EV6, Niro EV, Niro Plus EV, Soul EV)
Sadly, Kia doesn’t report PHEV numbers.
For reference, in 2022, the corporate offered greater than 130,000 all-electric automobiles.
2030 Objective: 1.6 Million BEVs Yearly
Kia’s up to date 2030 annual gross sales goal is 4.3 million items, of which 1.6 million items shall be all-electric automobiles (over 133,000 a month). If achieved, it could imply that all-electric automobiles will signify 37 % of the overall international quantity (plus a further share for plug-in hybrids and traditional hybrids).
As we are able to see, inside seven years, we must always see a rise in Kia BEV gross sales by greater than an order of magnitude, in comparison with 2022.