In Norway, 3,444 all-electric cars were registered in May, accounting for 43.1 per cent of all new passenger car registrations. With 610 units, the VW e-Golf was the most popular model across all drive types.
Compared to the same month last year, however, this was a drop of 29.9 per cent (1,211 units less) mostly likely because of the corona pandemic. Across all drive types, new passenger car registrations fell by 39 per cent compared to May 2019.
In addition to the 3,444 fully electric cars, 2,721 new passenger cars with hybrid drive were newly registered, which represents a market share of 34 per cent. Compared with the same month last year, this segment recorded a drop of 28.2 per cent. The 2,721 hybrid passenger cars included 1,805 plug-in hybrids. Registration of hybrid vehicles increased by 24.9 per cent compared to the same month last year.
With regard to the individual models, the VW e-Golf recorded the highest number of new registrations across all drive systems in May of this year. A total of 610 of the electric car produced in Dresden and Wolfsburg were freshly introduced to Norwegian roads. The Audi e-tron quattro – which has led the monthly new registrations since the beginning of the year – recorded 579 new registrations.
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