UK is fourth
With more than 30,000 sales of new passenger plug-in electric cars (January-April), Germany is the #1 market in Europe.
According to the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) during the first three months of this year, the biggest market for passenger plug-in cars in Europe was Norway, closely followed by Germany.
The sales data for April, compiled by the industry analyst Matthias Schmidt indicates a change in the first position and now the highest number of new plug-in car registrations in noted in Germany.
Norway, however, remains the top market for all-electric cars - not for long we believe as the huge German market is also experiencing big growth for BEVs.
Here are the numbers for the first four months of the year:
- Germany - over 30,000
- Norway - less than 30,000
- France - less than 20,000
- UK - around 18,000
- Netherlands - about 12,500
- Sweden - about 12,500