FRANKFURT -- New-car registrations rose 31 percent to 260,512 in Germany in November amid continuing strong demand for electric cars.
Tesla was among the big monthly winners, with registrations up 93 percent to 10,819 vehicles. The EV maker's share of the German car market is 2.2 percent.
Oversall sales of full-electric vehicles increased 44 percent to 57,980 for a 22.3 percent market share, according to data from the KBA motor transport authority published on Monday.
Sales of gasoline cars rose 10 percent to give the powertrain a 27.9 percent market share. Diesel vehicle sales rose 28 percent for a 15.3 percent share.
DS, MG, Audi winners
Stellantis's upscale French brand DS was the biggest monthly winner, with registrations up 301 percent. Chinese-owned MG was second,with registrations up 124 percent, followed by a 109 percent jump at Audi.
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Market leader Volkswagen brand saw sales rise 58 percent, while registrations of No.2 Mercedes-Benz rose 34 percent. BMW sales were up 13 percent.
Through November, German market registrations are down 2.4 percent to 2.34 million.