The Norwegian plug-in electric vehicle market grew 31% year-on-year in May, having registered 4,329 units last month and resuming the growing trend interrupted last month.
Year-to-Date sales in Norway are also up 39% with 21,086 registrations, with plug-in car market share now at 33%.
The new 36kWh Volkswagen e-Golf was the best-selling plug-in model with 457 units, thanks to the mass delivery, followed by the BMW i3 with 410 units and Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV with 343 units.
Also of notice are the 272 registrations of the refreshed VW Golf GTE, its best result this year.
In the Year-to-date ranking, the BMW i3 is leading with 2,349 units, followed by the Nissan Leaf with 1,818 units and VW Passat GTE with 1,636 units, while climbing to fourth place is the e-Golf with 1,572 units.
In the manufacturers ranking, Volkswagen (22%) is back at the leadership, but BMW (19%, up 1%) is getting closer, with Mercedes (13% share, up 1%) in third place, followed by Nissan (9%).[source: EV-Sales]