The passenger automotive registrations in Europe within the difficult 12 months 2020 amounted to only 11,961,182 (down 24.3%), however xEVs (BEVs, PHEVs, HEVs) expanded considerably. There are causes, together with the need to adjust to new, stricter emission necessities.

Based on the European Vehicle Producers Affiliation (ACEA), plug-in electrical automotive registrations within the European Union, EFTA (Norway, Switzerland, Iceland) and the UK elevated 144% year-over-year to 1,364,813 taking a 11.4% share of the market!

Let’s check out the information and charts for the fourth quarter and the total 12 months.

  • BEVs (plus FCVs): 327,272 (up 207%)
  • PHEV: 268,298 (up 262%)
  • Whole Plug-ins (plus FCVs): 595,570 (up 230%)
  • HEVs: 465,348 (up 74%)

New passenger automotive registrations in Q1-This fall:

  • BEVs (plus FCVs): 745,684 (up 107%) at 6.2% share
  • PHEV: 619,129 (up 210%) at 5.2% share
  • Whole Plug-ins (plus FCVs): 1,364,813 (up 144%) at 11.4% share
  • HEVs: 1,447,973 (up 51%) at 12.1% share
  • Whole automotive market: 11,961,182 (down 24.3%)
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The highest six markets by quantity in Q1-This fall 2020 accounted for some 1,044,659 or over 76% of whole gross sales:

  • Germany – 394,943 (up 263%)
  • France – 185 719 (up 202%)
  • UK – 175,082 (up 140%)
  • Norway – 105,709 (up 33%)
  • Sweden – 94,077 (up 133%)
  • Netherlands – 89,129 (up 34%)

Germany is now a bigger plug-in market than the subsequent two mixed.

Within the following report, we’ll have a look additionally on the market share specifically international locations.

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* some knowledge estimated

** solely international locations, for which knowledge can be found