Norway had the highest plug-in electric vehicle market penetration of European countries – nearly one of every four vehicles sold in Norway in 2016 was a plug-in vehicle (23.5%), according to data gathered by the Argonne National Laboratory.
The Netherlands had the second highest market penetration rate of plug-in vehicles at 5.1%, securing 10.1% of the total European plug-in market. For comparison purposes, the United States plug-in market share in 2016 was 0.9%.
PEV Sales Share and Market Penetration by European Country, 2016
|Country||Share of Plug-in Sales||Share of Plug-in Sales to|
All Light Vehicle Sales
Note: There are 22 other European countries in the “Other Countries” category.