The Norwegian plug-in electric passenger car market was up 64% Year-on-Year in June, having registered a record 6,009 units last month with a whopping 42% PEV share (27% BEV).
The Volkswagen e-Golf was best-selling plug-in model in Norway, thanks to 874 registrations, its best result in over two years, followed by the Tesla Model X with 609 units and the Renault Zoe with 428 deliveries, its best result in 12 months, followed by the BMW i3, with 420 registrations.
In the Year-to-date ranking, the BMW i3 is still in the leadership, with 2,769 units, but the Volkswagen e-Golf jumped to second place, with 2,446 units, and is now looking to recover the best seller status.
The Nissan Leaf dropped to third place with 2,202 units, but is still comfortably ahead of the fourth placed VW Passat GTE with 1,896 units.
YTD numbers are now up 47% to 27.095 units, pulling the plug-in share to a new high, 35%.
In the manufacturers ranking, Volkswagen (22%) is at the leadership steering wheel, with BMW (17%, down 2%) losing a bit of charge, while Mercedes (11% share, down 2%) in third place, is now followed by Tesla (9%).
A mention for the fuel cell market, where the Toyota Mirai registered two units last month, but YTD, the Hyundai FCEV model leads the counting with 14 units against 5 of the Toyota Mirai. Norway is the European market with the FCEV highest share: 0,03%.
As for the LCV (N1) market, sales were up 12% last month, to 55 units, mostly due to the Nissan e-NV200, which registered 34 units, while on the YTD ranking, Nissan’s electric van is also leading, with the Japanese registering 150 units, with the second placed Peugeot Partner EV registering 111 units.