The market expanded by 53.3% and plug-ins accounted for 2.7% of all vehicle sold in China last year.
"In 2017, the production and sales of new energy vehicles reached 794 thousand units and 777 thousand units respectively, increasing 53.8% and 53.3% year on year. The growth rates increased 2.1 percentage points and 0.3 percentage points. This year, the market share of NEVs reached 2.7%, 0.9 percentage points higher than that of last year."
Plug-in passenger car sales amounted to 468,000 BEVs and 111,000 PHEVs – 579,000 total. The rest were commercial vehicles.