The sales volume of the HEV segment in Thailand is much higher than the Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) segments.
Based on data from the Electric Vehicle Association of Thailand (EVAT), sales of the latest HEV electric cars during Semester I/2022 reached 32,527 units. Meanwhile, electric cars in the BEV segment sold 3,042 units and PHEV 5,947 units.
Cumulatively, sales of electric cars in the HEV segment in Thailand reached 220,113 units in the first half of 2022, up 16.4 percent year on year (yoy) compared to the same period in the previous year of 196,582 units.
At the same time, the cumulative number of BEVs was 7,173 units, while for PHEVs, 37,075 units were sold. The total sales volume of BEV and PHEV is far behind compared to the HEV segment.
For information, Thailand has adequate infrastructure to support people who have electric vehicles. This can be seen from the number of electric vehicle charging stations in Thailand which reached 855 points.