EVs accounted for all-time high 4.2% of S. Korea's domestic car sales in Q2
Updated: 2021-08-02 15:47:50 KST
Sales of electric cars in Korea soared in the second quarter to account for more than 4 percent of all domestic car sales for the first time.
According to the Korea Automobile Manufacturers Association, from April to June they were 4.2 percent of the market, beating the record set the quarter before of 2.9 percent.
Eco-friendly cars sold well in other parts of the world too.
In the second quarter, electric cars and plug-in hybrids accounted for more than 15 percent of all sales in Europe and almost 12 percent in China.