It was the best March ever by a huge margin
The Netherlands is experiencing another spike of plug-in electric car sales caused mostly by volume deliveries of Tesla Model 3 and decent performance from a few other models, despite the fact that high-end and expensive BEV models are in retreat after a decrease of the tax incentive in 2019.
From January 1, 2019, the BiK tax increased from 4% to 22% for BEVs that costs more than €50,000 (the 22% applies only to amount above amount of €50,000).
The number of new plug-in electric car registrations amounted to 4,721 at a high 12% market share (10% share falls on BEVs)
After three months of 2019, the average market share amounted to 9% (7.4% BEVs) while sales exceeded 10,400.
Plug-in electric car sales in the Netherlands – March 2019
Well over 2,000 deliveries of Tesla Model 3 enables it to take the #1 spot in model rank and Tesla to grab #1 among manufacturers.
The top models were:
- Tesla Model 3 – 2,195
- Hyundai Kona Electric – 376
- Kia Niro EV – 323
- Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV – 323
- Nissan LEAF – 288
Source: EV Sales Blog