OREANDA-NEWS. According to the analytic agency "AUTOSTAT", in 2016, sales of new electric vehicles in Russia were 83 units, which is less by 28.4% than the year before (116 units).

The leader by the number of sold electric cars in the country is Tesla, the share of which was almost a half (47%) of the total volume. In quantitative terms, it is 39 units. The second most popular model is Mitsubishi i-MiEV (20 units), sales of which in our country are already terminated. The third position is occupied by another electric car from Japan - Nissan Leaf (18 units). Also in the Russian roads it was appeared 6 electric cars Renault Twizy.