Almost nine out of ten cars sold so far this year in Norway were electric

Charger - electric carPhoto: Gorm Kallestad / NTB

Two weeks into 2022, among the new passenger cars sold, nine out of ten are electric cars, sales of new passenger cars will decline, according to the Road Traffic Information Council.

A total of 3,456 new passenger cars were registered in Norway as of January 16, which is 1,501 fewer than in the same period in 2021 and a decrease of 30.3%.

Of the new car sales, 3,036 are electric cars, according to figures from the Road Traffic Information Council (OFV). Thus, the share of sold electric cars is 87.9%, up from 56.4% in the same period last year.

The number of first-time registered new passenger cars from January 1 to January 16, 2022, by fuel/vehicle type, is as follows:

* Electric cars: 3,036

* Petrol hybrid: 157

* Petrol plug-in hybrid: 132

* Diesel: 87

* Petrol: 42

* Diesel plug-in hybrid: 1

* Hydrogen: 1

Source : NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayFinance

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