More Than 45,500 EVs Sold Last Year In Norway, Tesla Model X Leads December Results
With more than 3,600 new plug-in electric car registrations in December, Norway sealed its position as largest plug-in market in Europe.
December brings more than 28% worth of growth in new passenger EVs, and a market share of over 26%.
Passenger registration breakdown:
- BEVs (2,316 – up 17.1%) + 361 used and 69 vans (61 new and 8 used)
- FCVs (3)
- PHEVs (1,280 – up 56%)
The Tesla Model X was the top player in December with 425 new registrations!
In total, in 2016 Norway add more than 45,500 plug-ins (one third more than year ago), while the average market share for passenger plug-ins ended the year at a record high 29%.
All-electric car sales (both passenger and vans) decreased a little bit, but it’s expected to grow again now the locals have had the ability to buy plug-in hybrids with the stronger incentives applied:
- BEV (24,222 – down 6%) + 5281 used
- PHEV (20,663 – up 159%)
- BEV vans (645 down 9.4%)
The top selling models for the year (a;sp see full table below) were:
- Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV – 5,136
- Volkswagen e-Golf – 4,705
- Volkswagen Golf GTE – 4,337