Electric Vehicle Brands

Tesla holds the biggest market share.

However, BYD and MG had strong growth in 2023 and are slowly catching up. So far in 2024, Tesla has sold the most EVs.

Which brands sell EVs?

Click on a vehicle make to see all electric vehicles available.

Tesla, BYD, and Polestar only deal in electric vehicles.

How have EV brands changed over the years?

A significant proportion of New Zealand’s EV uptake in 2022 was due to strong Tesla numbers (the release of the Model Y). 2023 presents a different picture, with Kia, MG, and BYD all showing strong numbers.

Many manufacturers contribute to the Others column, which shows the diversity of EV models available in NZ.

Registration numbers of every battery electric vehicle registered (new) this year.

Latest EV market updates + new makes and models

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