+ 100% global growth for the electric car

An electric car market that will explode according to the De Gaulle observatory associated with AVERE. Tesla magazine takes stock.

What stands out about this study?

According to the indicators of Avere-France, the development electric mobility has accelerated and is now global. In 2021represents the electric car 12% share of the automotive market (vs. less than 1% in 2013), with 6 million vehicles sold (+ 100% compared to 2020).

These vehicles include battery electric cars, hydrogen electric vehicles and finally rechargeable hybrids that, in addition to a heat engine, have an electric motor coupled to a rechargeable battery: this set allows them to travel several tens of kilometers without use the heat engine.


  • 315,000. This is the number of electric vehicles sold France in 2021 (+ 62% in one year, 15% market share).
  • 25%. This is the share of electric vehicles sold in the car market in Germany at 1er quarter of 2022.
  • $ 92 billion. This is the amount earmarked only for sustainable development projects in the city of Riyadh Saudi Arabia.
  • 3 million. This is the number of electric vehicles sold in 2021 a China which is imposed as 1er sectoral market.
  • 380. This is the number of electric vehicle manufacturers India in July 2021.
  • 60. This is the minimum number of public charging stations that cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants must build. Poland.
  • 75%. This is the subsidized part for the installation of fast recharging points in Turkey.
  • 2035. This is the ambition marked by the European Union for the end of sales of gasoline or diesel vehicles.

Vision by regions and countries

Europe (1.2 million electric cars sold in 2021), the United States (1.4 million) and China (3.1 million) dominate this market. “While the issue of investing in electric mobility still arose 5 years ago, it is no longer so today”observes Antoine Herteman, president of Ave-France.


“From 2035, the European Union predicts that cars and vans that are put on the market will stop emitting greenhouse gases, which means the end of gasoline and diesel vehicles.”remember Sylvie Perrin, Laura Ploy, Alexandra Nowak and Anaëlle Degremont, respectively partner, lawyer and student of De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés.


Germany’s approach to electric mobility is characterized by government-industry cooperation, as well as a combination of monetary and non-monetary incentives. says Christian A. Mayer, Noerr’s partner.


“Aid and policies in favor of sustainable mobility are numerous in France”Sylvie Perrin, Laura Ploy, Alexandra Nowak and Anaëlle Degremont, respectively partners, lawyers and law student of De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés, respectively.


“Poland is actively committed to electric mobility, but there is still a long way to go”analyzed by Maciej Szambelańczyk and Agata Fabiańczuk, partners of WKB Advocats.



“China is poised to become a world leader in electric mobility, thanks to dynamic regulations and sustained public investment.” explains Carmen Bakas, of counsel at DaWo Law Firm Shanghai and a law professor at Fudan University.


“As the penetration of electric mobility in India gradually increases, the market momentum is strong and many emerging companies have entered the struggle to compete with the major players in the automotive industry.”note Dibyanshu (Partner), Prateek Bhandari (Lawyer) and Sathyajith Nair (Senior Partner) of Khaitan & Co.


Establishing a legal basis for the evolution of electric mobility in Turkey should accelerate investment in this sector and strengthen the confidence of international operators wishing to enter the Turkish market. “explains Ata Torun, a lawyer for Hansu Law Firm.


The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has the potential and the will to develop its market. This market is promising and current initiatives are paving the way for a prosperous future. note Yara Alsaiedi and Huda Abudagga, senior partner and legal consultant of Almaghthawi & Partners respectively.

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