Sales of new electrically-chargeable passenger cars reached in the fourth quarter of 2020 in Europe, according to ACEA. Share of electric chargeable vehicles increased to of all new passenger cars sold in 4Q2020, up from seen in the fourth quarter of 2019.
Most electric vehicles (190 thousand) were sold in Germany (up 455% yoy), followed by France (74.8 thousand, up 291%), the United Kingdom with 66.2 thousand cars (up 168%), 49.9 thousand new vehicles were registered in Netherlands (up 51.8%) and 38.2 thousand in Norway (up 111%).
In relative terms, Norway liked the electric chargeable vehicles the most with 82.9% of all new passenger cars sold followed by Iceland (58.5%) and Netherlands (46.3%).
Altogether, sale of alternative powered vehicles, including chargeable, hybrid and other alternative fuels vehicles (fuelled by NGV, LPG, or ethanol), accounted for nan% of new cars sold in the fourth quarter of 2020.
Sales of traditionally-powered vehicles using petrol and diesel reached 0 thousand in the fourth quarter of 2020. The share of petrol reached and share of diesel-powered vehicles of all new passenger cars sold in 4Q2020.