83.7% Of Vehicles Offered In Norway In January 2022 Had been EVs −

The Norway auto market in January 2022 noticed extra EV gross sales and fewer gasoline automotive, diesel automotive, and hybrid EV gross sales but once more, OFV reported in its latest evaluation of Norwegian January automotive gross sales. CleanTechnica additionally revealed a report and unique charts on these outcomes.

In complete, there have been 7,957 new passenger automobiles registered in Norway. Though that is 2,344 fewer than January 2021, the bottom registration complete for January was again in 2009. Additionally have in mind the primary quarter of the yr is normally the weakest when it comes to gross sales.

What’s most notable is that out of the 7,957 new passenger automotive gross sales, 6,660 of these have been zero-emissions autos. This marked a 21.9% improve in contrast with January 2021. There have been a complete of 1,495 new vans, with 371 being new zero-emission vans in each Lessons 1 and a couple of.

In complete, there have been solely 175 gasoline automotive gross sales in Norway in January, 212 diesel engine automotive gross sales, 910 hybrid gross sales, and 6,660 battery-electric automobile gross sales. OFV (Street Site visitors Data Council) reported that in January, 19 of the highest 20 new automotive gross sales have been electrical. The article additionally touched upon the aforementioned lower of complete gross sales in January 2022 as in contrast with January 2021, noting that electrical automobiles have been the exception on this case.

The article additionally famous that of all new passenger automobiles to date in 2022, 6.8% are rechargeable hybrids. The yr remains to be younger and that quantity might develop, however it could not develop by a lot if BEVs proceed to increase.

Øyvind Solberg Thorsen of OFV identified that the one automobile within the high 20 that isn’t an electrical automotive is the Toyota RAV4. OFV additionally famous that new automotive registrations are persevering with to mirror how Norway is completely different from the remainder of the world within the context of electrical automobiles. Though extra nations are having a rise in EV gross sales, solely Norway can level to such a model and mannequin distribution within the high 20 in a month. Thorsen added that the six best-selling autos didn’t exist in Norway this time final yr.

This exhibits that Norwegian new automotive patrons are shopping for the very newest similarly as many do with cellphones. He added that the best way we purchase a brand new automotive is about to alter radically due to having the ability to order and store on-line earlier than a brand new automotive is picked up at a dealership. Thorsen famous that many individuals don’t take a look at drive the brand new automotive as they used to.