New plug-in passenger car registrations in Norway – October 2017

New plug-in passenger car registrations in Norway – October 2017

In October, a strong 5,351 new plug-in vehicles were registered in Norway, which was up 48% year-over-year.

New Volkswagen e-Golf registrations in Norway – October 2017

New Volkswagen e-Golf registrations in Norway – October 2017

That result translated into a market share of roughly 43%, compared to 30.4% year ago.

  • BEVs 2,659 (up 43.2%%, good for a 21.3% market share) + 1,002 'used' plug-ins + 102 vans (62 new and 40 used) + 6 FCV
  • PHEVs 2,692 (up 55.6%, good for 21.6% market share)
As part of those numbers, plug-in hybrids set a new sales record for the third month in a row, and also set a new market share record during October.

The top selling plug-in model was again the Volkswagen e-Golf, setting a new personal best of 1,146 deliveries, which was more than fifth of total electrified segment for Norway during the month.

If we check the best selling vehicle ranks after 10 months in Norway (straight ICE and plug-ins), the data shows some interesting findings:

1. Volkswagen Golf - 10,383 total (including 7,794 or 75% plug-ins - 5,699 e-Golf and 2,085 Golf GTE) 2. BMW i3 - 4,166 3. Volkswagen Passat - 3,349 total (including 2,859 or 72% plug-in GTE) 4. Toyota Rav4 - 3,824 total 5. Toyota Yaris - 3,543 total 6. Mitsubishi Outlander - 3,335 total (including 3,150 or 94.5% plug-in) 7. Nissan LEAF - 3,180 total 8. Toyota C-HR - 3,118 total 9. Skoda Octavia - 2,928 total 10. Toyota Auris -2,858 total

The Tesla Model X - sits #11 with 2,824 registrations, and has so far outpaced the Model S - which finds itself in 12th with 2,185 registrations.  The Renault ZOE sits 17th with 1,898 deliveries.

New plug-in passenger car registrations in Norway – October 2017

New plug-in passenger car registrations in Norway – October 2017