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Mexico City was the leading consumer of hybrid and electric cars in 2021

The country's capital was the main consumer of hybrid and electric vehicles in Mexico at the end of 2021, since of the 47,079 units sold with these technologies in the January-December period last year, 23.5% were sold in the CDMX, according to figures published by the Mexican Association of the Automotive Industry (AMIA).

Based on the Administrative Registry of the Automotive Industry of Light Vehicles (RAIAVL) published by the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI), it indicates that the cumulative sales of hybrid and electric vehicles at the end of 2021 grew 92.9% in the country, displacing 47,079 vehicles compared to the 24,405 vehicles sold during 2020, which represented 4.6% of the total sales of light vehicles in Mexico during the same period.

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These vehicles, according to AMIA, were mainly sold in the country's capital city (23.5% of units), followed by the State of Mexico (13.4%), Nuevo Leon (10.1%), Jalisco(9.5%), Sinaloa(3.8%) and Puebla (3.6%).

During the month of December of last year, 4,110 units with these technologies were moved, that is, a growth of 16.7% compared to the same month of 2020. The vehicles with the highest demand were hybrids - which have two engines, one internal combustion and one electric - of which 3,329 were sold throughout the country, followed by plug-in hybrids (which are connected to a power outlet to extend their range of autonomy) with 479 units and finally electric vehicles with 303 vehicles.