It was inevitable. In fact, it should've happened much earlier.
It had to happen at some point anyway, as Norway is so much smaller than Germany in population. Norway - at best - can double its BEV sales, reaching 100% BEV market share, while Germany can increase 50-times from less than 2% share to 100%.
According to data compiled by industry analyst Matthias Schmidt (schmidtmatthias.de) the top 5 countries in Europe ranked by electric car sales for 2019 so far are:
- Germany - ≈9,300
- Norway - ≈7,900
- France - ≈5,900
- Netherlands - ≈4,600
- UK - ≈2,100