Over 3,300 Plug-Ins Sold In Norway In May, Market Share Stands at 25%
Norway’s plug-in electric car market continues to expand without hesitation.
In May, registrations of new passenger plug-ins increased by 23.4% to a total of 3,295 plug-ins, which translates to over 25% market share…an impressive feat in this day and age to be sure!
However. the sales demographics themselves seem to shifting more and more into plug-in hybrids, away from all-electrics.
All-electric registrations dropped by 23.7% to 1,423 (excluding 41 vans), while plug-in hybrids continued their surge by increasing 132% to 1,872 units.
We should note that the above numbers exclude 466 used imported passenger plug-in cars.
Here are a few individual model highlights:
- Nissan LEAF – 320 in May and 2,274 YTD at 3.5% market share and third place overall
- BMW i3 – 120 in May and 1,061 YTD at 1.7% market share and 11th place overall
- Tesla Model S – 156 in May and 957 YTD at 1.5% market share and 14th place overall
- Renault Zoe – 64 in May and 832 YTD at 1.3% market share and 16th place overall
The top selling model is the Volkswagen Golf with 1,054 cars sold in May and 6,426 YTD, which mostly consists of plug-ins, namely the e-Golf and Golf GTE.