Almost 11% of passenger cars in Norway are all-electric or plug-in hybrid
Norsk elbilforening reports that as of the end of 2018, there are now more than 200,000 all-electric passenger and commercial cars registered in Norway. The number includes about 160,000 new BEVs and about 40,000 BEVs imported as used.
The total number of BEV cars increased in the past year by 41% from 141,951 to 200,192:
- 194,900 passenger cars (about 7.17% of total 2.7 million passenger cars in the country)
- 5,292 commercial delivery vehicles (about 1.1% of vans)
Other than that, Norway has:
- 3,010 electric motorcycles and mopeds (including Renault Twizy or Buddy)
- 42 electric buses
- 13 electric trucks
- 143 hydrogen fuel cell passenger cars
In 2018 all-electric passenger cars had 31.2% market share in new car sales.
The most popular all-electric car in Norway is the Nissan LEAF with 49,823 registrations (new and used imported). In 2018 LEAF was also responsible for 1/4 of all BEV registrations.
Top 10 most popular all-electric cars in Norway
Source: Norsk elbilforening