Q1 Passenger Plug-In Electric Car Registrations In Europe – By Country

MAY 9 2018 BY MARK KANE 7

Passenger plug-in electric car sales in Europe – European Union and EFTA (Norway + Switzerland) – increased during the first quarter of 2018 by a healthy 40.9% to 88,329.

Market share for plug-ins now average roughly 2.0%

Sales split nearly ideally 50/50 between BEVs and PHEVs:

  • PHEV – 44,744 (up 47.2%)
  • BEVs – 43,585 (up 35.0%)

Read Also: In March, Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Europe Exceeded 40,000

Four countries noted more than 10,000 new registrations and Germany, thanks to high pace of growth, took first place in Europe.

  • Germany – 17,574 (up ≈70%)
  • Norway – 16,182 (up ≈20%)
  • UK – 14,162 (up ≈11%)
  • France – 10,908 (up ≈17%)

The market remains inconsistent, as four countries accounted for 66.6% of all plug-in registrations.

Passenger plug-in electric car registrations in Europe in Q1 2018 (source: ACEA)

Here is the full report:

BEVs

Passenger all-electric car registrations in Europe in Q1 2018 (source: ACEA)

PHEVs

Passenger plug-in hybrid car registrations in Europe in Q1 2018 (source: ACEA)

BEVs, PHEVs and FCEVs

Passenger plug-in electric car registrations in Europe in Q1 2018 (source: ACEA)

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7 Comments on "Q1 Passenger Plug-In Electric Car Registrations In Europe – By Country"

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EV-A

The columns seem to be duplicates, or am I missing something?

fasterthanonecanimagine

Maybe prepared for current quarter and year to date. Naturally identical in first 3 months – my guess.

Rosonator

Pretty obvious that Spain is the one marking the step in the new electric paradigm. So frustrating…

Magnus H

Do you have any numbers for market share EV of total cars? That would be interesting.

Frej

Where do you place Iceland? Iceland is EFTA contry?

O@Z

Europe is selling more plug-in electric car and groing fastar than US in 2018?

Jack

Croatia left EU?