The results were strong last month, but 3% below 2019.
In September, passenger plug-in electric car sales in the Netherlands decreased slightly, by 3% year-over-year, to 7,801 registrations, but that's still one of the best results ever.
Because of the weak condition of the overall market, the plug-in share actually improved significantly to 27% (compared to 21% in 2019).
Most of the sales (79%) fall on BEVs, which alone hold 21% of the market (more than one in five new cars is battery-electric).
Plug-in electric car sales in the Netherlands – September 2020
After nine months, the total number of new plug-in registrations exceeded 39,200, which is 16% of the total market (12% BEVs).
Only time will tell how sales will progress, but the ID.3 might be a strong contender - already entering the top 20 in its first month.
Top 20 for the year: