Diesel-fuelled as a share of new cars sold reached 3.62 % in 2020 in Netherlands, according to ACEA. This is 50.8 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, diesel-fuelled as a share of new cars sold in Netherlands reached an all time high of 28.9 % in 2015 and an all time low of 3.62 % in 2020. When compared to Netherlands's main peers, diesel-fuelled as a share of new cars sold in Belgium amounted to 32.9 %, 22.8 % in Denmark, 28.1 % in Germany and 16.0 % in United Kingdom in 2020.
Netherlands has been ranked 30th within the group of 30 countries we follow in terms of diesel-fuelled as a share of new cars sold, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
A diesel engine is an internal combustion engine that uses the heat of compression to initiate ignition to burn the fuel, which is injected into the combustion chamber.