Passenger Plug-In EV Car Sales In Europe In Q1 2019 By Country

May 13, 2019 at 4:02pm

The average plug-in car market share in Europe increased to 3% in Q1 2019.

According to new registration data from the European Automobile Manufacturers Association for most of the countries in the European Union plus EFTA (Norway + Switzerland), the plug-in electric car market is growing at a healthy pace.

During the first quarter of 2019, some 126,885 new passenger plug-in cars were registered, which is 41.2% more than a year ago, at close to 3.1% market share (compared to 2.1% year earlier).

Such results were noted when the general car market decreased by 3.2% to 4,146,152, while the conventional hybrids increased 32.9% to 192,087.

Plug-ins by category:

Passenger plug-in electric car registrations (ECV) in Europe:

The top six markets by volume in Q1 2019 accounted for some 97,323 or almost 77% of total sales:

Here is the full report for Q1 that shows us also the proportion between BEVs and PHEVs in particular markets (comparison of market share in particular countries coming soon):

BEVs, PHEVs and FCEVs (negligible number)


PHEVs and FCEVs (negligible number)