According to the study web site Driving Electric, dedicated electric vehicles, sales of electric cars will increase dramatically in 2019. Drivers who are considering the purchase of an electric vehicle, it is recommended to purchase it now, then to not face the problem of supply.
For example, in the UK deliveries of the new car usually takes around 10-12 weeks, but the delivery time of some electric vehicles may reach 6 months or one year.
Buyers who want to buy a hybrid, plugin hybrid or fully electric Hyundai Ioniq have to wait about four months. For those who want to buy a Volkswagen Golf with engine need to wait for 14 weeks, whereas delivery of its electric version may take an additional 4 weeks. New Jaguar usually have to wait 3 months, but buyers of the new electric crossover I-Pace will have to wait 6 months. Hyundai Kona Electric customers will cost customers 10 months of waiting.
The demand for electric cars will only grow, and lead time may increase.
For 2018, the total number of registrations of new cars with internal combustion engines in the UK fell by almost 7% compared with the 2017 year. But the number of registrations of electric vehicles increased by 14%. The total car market in November 2018, compared with the same month a year ago was 3% less, while the market for electric vehicles was 70% compared to the same month last year.
Sales of hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles grew in 2018 about a quarter, helped by interest in electric cars and the ability to increase the cruising range of the vehicles with internal combustion engine.
Because electric cars have a great demand and interest on a global scale, anyone who thought about purchasing an electric vehicle should stop to hesitate and make a choice and buy now!