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 printed a report and authentic charts on these outcomes.
In whole, there have been 7,957 new passenger automobiles registered in Norway. Though that is 2,344 fewer than January 2021, the bottom registration whole for January was again in 2009. Additionally be mindful the primary quarter of the 12 months is often the weakest by way of gross sales.
What’s most notable is that out of the 7,957 new passenger automotive gross sales, 6,660 of these had been zero-emissions automobiles. 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 Courses 1 and a pair of.
🇳🇴 Plug-in hybrid share plummeted from 27.9% in 1/21 to solely 6.8% in 1/22 after 🇳🇴 elevated PHEV taxes in Jan. to raised replicate PHEV emissions
PHEV share may get better some later within the 12 months however their days are numbered with market rapidly approaching 100% full #EVs pic.twitter.com/LUCONv8as9
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In whole, 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 car gross sales. OFV (Street Visitors Info Council) reported that in January, 19 of the highest 20 new automotive gross sales had been electrical. The article additionally touched upon the aforementioned lower of whole gross sales in January 2022 as in contrast with January 2021, noting that electrical automobiles had been the exception on this case.
The article additionally famous that of all new passenger automobiles up to now in 2022, 6.8% are rechargeable hybrids. The 12 months remains to be younger and that quantity may develop, however it might not develop by a lot if BEVs proceed to increase.
Øyvind Solberg Thorsen of OFV identified that the one car 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 replicate 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 automobiles didn’t exist in Norway this time final 12 months.
This exhibits that Norwegian new automotive patrons are shopping for the very newest in a similar way as many do with cellphones. He added that the way in which we purchase a brand new automotive is about to vary radically because of 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.