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

Electric lorries represented nearly two-thirds of all brand-new automobile sales in Norway this previous year, according to newly published information from the nation’s Roadway Federation. In 2021, Norwegian dealerships offered 176,276 autos, 65 percent of which were EVs. That’s an 11 percent point rise from the year prior when they made up 54 percent of all brand-new vehicle sales.

The Tesla Model 3 was the most popular choice amongst new customers complied with by Toyota’s hybrid RAV4, the only automobile with an internal burning engine to make the country’s top-10 very successful list. Other remarkable vehicles to make the checklist include the Volkswagen ID.4 in third area and also the Polestar 2 in the number 10 spot.

The Norwegian EV Association told Reuters electric lorry sales might comprise as high as 80 percent of the nation’s overall cars and truck market by 2022– as long as chip shortages do not cause more shipping delays. As in 2020, much of what’s driving EV fostering in Norway is the nation’s charitable subsidies. Automobile purchasers do not have to pay taxes troubled traditional interior burning engine vehicles when they buy an EV. In 2021, the nation’s federal government missed out on around $3.41 billion in tax obligation profits to push forward on its strategy to end all gasoline-powered automobile sales by 2025.