By 2025, 1 Out of Every 4 New Automobiles Sold in Germany Will Be Electric
Green Car Congress is reporting (via German management consultancy Kienbaum) that electric vehicles will represent 25% of all new automobile purchases in Germany in 2025.
This intel comes from Kienbaum, who “interviewed more than 350 senior executives, industry experts and scientists in Europe, North America and Asia for the report,” according to Green Car Congress.
One other prediction by Kienbaum is that in 2020, 800,000 electric vehicles will be on the roads of Germany. Though the number sounds high, it’s actually 200,000 short of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s 1 million goal.
Quoting Green Car Congress:
“According to the Kienbaum forecast, electric vehicle market share will hit nearly 7% in 2020, and then rise on up to about 30% by 2030.”
Germans haven’t yet shown a fondness for electric vehicles, so these predictions seem optimistic to us.
Source: Green Car Congress