The star of the Norway plug-in car market in October was the BMW i3, which for the second month in a row exceeded the mark of 500 sales

Not only that, but the 503 new registrations last month was the second best result among all passenger cars, with a 4.2% market share all on its own!

BMW i3

BMW i3

Moral of the story?  It's rewarding to increase the capacity of the batteries.

Overall, the plug-in market in Norway further expanded by 21% to 3,622 - bringing the overall plug-in market share is a amazing 30.4% market share...meaning that 3 out of 10 new cars sold in Norway are plug-ins.

Sales breakdown:

  • BEVs (1,857 - down 9.2%) + 486 used and 66 vans (56 new and 10 used)
  • FCVs (4 vs. 0 year ago)
  • PHEVs (1,765 - up 86.8%)
Some other models mentioned in the official registrations data:
  • Nissan LEAF - 321
  • Renault ZOE - 161
  • Tesla Model X - 84
  • Tesla Model S - 39

BMW i3 registrations in Norway – October 2016

BMW i3 registrations in Norway – October 2016

New plug-in passenger car registrations in Norway – October 2016

New plug-in passenger car registrations in Norway – October 2016

New plug-in passenger car registrations in Norway – October 2016

New plug-in passenger car registrations in Norway – October 2016