720 Tesla Model 3 sold in April keeps Tesla in charge as the #1 brand after the first four months of 2019.

Plug-in electric car sales in Norway decreased a little bit in April, but it's all because the plug-in hybrids dropped, as the all-electric are doing well.

In total, some 5,596 new passenger plug-ins were registered this past month (down 8.3% year-over-year) at a market share of 49.7%. It's significantly less than in the record month of March, but April always was slower than March.

PHEV sales not only decreased for the 10th consecutive month, but the rate of decline accelerated to 55% (highest ever):

  • BEVs: 4,455 (up 25.3%, 39.6% market share) + 535 ‘used’ + 199 vans (192 new and 7 used) + 7 FCV
  • PHEVs: 1,141 (down 55.2%, 10.1% market share)

New plug-in passenger car registrations in Norway – April 2019

 
 

Tesla Model 3 still on top YTD

In April, deliveries of the Tesla Model 3 in Norway amounted to 720 (compared to 5,822 in March), which is still a strong result, second only to Volkswagen Golf (e-Golf and Golf ICE combined).

Model 3 share in April was 6.4%, while YTD it's 13.8% (1/7 new passenger cars sold).

Tesla remains on top as a brand with 811 new registrations for the month and 7,835 for the year.

Other noticeable BEV results already in our database:

  • Volkswagen e-Golf - N/A (1,022 total with ICE)
  • BMW i3 - 467
  • Nissan LEAF - 386
  • Audi e-tron - 371
  • Jaguar I-PACE - 350
  • Hyundai Kona Electric - N/A (307 total with ICE)
  • Renault ZOE - 206
  • Tesla Model X - 68
  • Tesla Model S - 23

Interestingly, total Jaguar sales were 372 (1,366 YTD), which means that the Jaguar I-PACE accounts for 94% (92.4%) of the brand's sales in Norway.

Also, the Audi e-tron stays strong at 371 (1,169 YTD), which is already more than Tesla Model X (68 and 700 YTD).

Top 20 new passenger car registrations in Norway – April 2019

 

Source: Opplysningsrådet for Veitrafikken AS (OFV AS)