EVs made up 65 percent of car sales in Norway last year

There was only one internal combustion engine in the top 10 models sold

Electric automobiles made up virtually two-thirds of all brand-new car sales in Norway this past year, according to freshly published data from the nation’s Roadway Federation. In 2021, Norwegian dealerships marketed 176,276 automobiles, 65 percent of which were EVs. That’s an 11 percentage factor rise from the year prior when they accounted for 54 percent of all brand-new vehicle sales.

The Tesla Version 3 was one of the most popular selection among brand-new purchasers complied with by Toyota’s hybrid RAV4, the only vehicle with an inner burning engine to make the nation’s top-10 best-selling checklist. Other noteworthy automobiles to make the checklist include the Volkswagen ID.4 in 3rd place as well as the Polestar 2 in the number 10 area.

The Norwegian EV Organization informed Reuters electric automobile sales might compose as much as 80 percent of the nation’s overall car market by 2022– as long as chip shortages don’t trigger additional shipping delays. As in 2020, a lot of what’s driving EV fostering in Norway is the country’s generous aids. Auto customers do not have to pay tax obligations troubled conventional internal burning engine vehicles when they get an EV. In 2021, the nation’s federal government lost out on approximately $3.41 billion in tax revenue to push forward on its plan to finish all gasoline-powered automobile sales by 2025.