Tesla Sales Up Again In Norway, Nissan LEAF Remains In Charge

JUN 10 2018 BY MARK KANE 3

Plug-in electric car sales in Norway increased in May and now exceed a cumulative level of 200,000 new registrations since 2012.

The Number of registrations in May amounted to 5,512 passenger cars (up 27% year-over-year) at over 42% market share!

New plug-in passenger car registrations in Norway – May 2018

Here are the details:

  • BEVs 2,911 (+34%, 22.3% market share) + 1,027 ‘used’ + 100 vans (88 new and 12 used) + 1 FCV
  • PHEVs 2,604 (+20%, 20.0% market share)

New plug-in passenger car registrations in Norway – May 2018

Tesla Model S

The best selling car in Norway this year is the Nissan LEAF, which took the lead after a spectacular registration record of 2,172 in March. Since then, sales dialed back to three-digit numbers – 997 in April and 644 in May.

During the first five months of 2018, Tesla significantly increased its sales in Norway of both the Model S and Model X:

  • Tesla Model X: 247 in May (up 79%) and 1,548 YTD (up 72%)
  • Tesla Model S: 272 in May (up 209%) and 1,386 YTD (up 127%)

Model S is back to form, but it’s still below its results from 2014 and 2015 when in the first five months respectively some 2,598 and 2,108 were registered.

Volkswagen Golf (ICE, e-Golf BEV and Golf GTE PHEV) is the second best selling model, followed by the BMW i3.

New passenger car registrations in Norway – May 2018, source: Opplysningsrådet for Veitrafikken AS (OFV AS)

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3 Comments on "Tesla Sales Up Again In Norway, Nissan LEAF Remains In Charge"

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Assaf
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Assaf

Wow, you posted monthly sales ahead of the EV sales blog in both Norway and Japan (besides the traditional 1st on US sales)! Way to be early.
From the #s it seems like the eGolf took the monthly crown for May.
In the Japan post you mentioned 2800 European Leaf sales for May; is this based on country-level numbers, or on a Nissan report?

Thanks, Assaf

Mikael
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Mikael

http://elbilstatistikk.no/
Adding registrations throughout the month.

http://www.ofvas.no/bilsalget-i-mai/category773.html
Reporting the first (or sometimes second) day of the new month.

In civilized countries statistics like this is transparent, public and accessible.