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Auto sales drop to new low in Norway

Push EVs

Norway saw plugin electric vehicles take 76.3% January’s combined plugin result of 76.3% plugin hybrids (PHEVs). The new policies affect both plugins and non-plugins, although the latter are hit much harder. For example, petrol-only vehicles (with relatively high CO2 emissions) are now taxed much higher in Norway.

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Norway December 2020

EV Sales

Looking at the fuels breakdown, if plugins were up in December, the rest is falling quickly: HEVs had just 6% share of the market, petrol vehicles were down to just 3% share (it had 15% a year ago), while diesel had only 5%, while in the same month last year, the black fuel had 22% share.At

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Germany December 2020

EV Sales

Open the Plugin Gates! In a completely disrupted market, while diesel (-31% YoY) and petrol (-20%) were down in December, all electrified categories were shooting up, with HEVs up 133% YoY, while PHEVs jumped six-fold(!), Expect this rule to happen in more countries with high plugin shares. is it, self registrations? in Germany.

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How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Mazda Ford Partner was reported to be developing Series PHEV based on Mazda 5 MPV platform. They will buy a car and rent or lease the battery and the cost of leasing the battery will be the same as, or less than, the cost theyre paying today for petrol. Continues promotion and development of hydrogen as long-term strategy.

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