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WESTERN EUROPE - Electric car sales - Weak spark getting weaker high
Europe’s electric car market, far from growing, is still struggling to get off the ground
Published:Thu, 15 Mar 2012 10:41:42 GMT
 

FOR these past few months, the idea that pricey electric car technology doesn’t sell received the first serious media attention – because so far at least electric cars have simply failed to sell, at least not in anywhere near the quantities earlier expected.

That’s not only in Western Europe, where January sales reached just 1,259 units, but no less so in the US, where just 1,660 electric cars found buyers last month.

1,259
Number of electric cars sold in Western Europe in January


Little more than two months into 2012, and mindful of this year’s underlying Geneva motor show message, one of this year’s big European autoindustry themes is already obvious...more
 


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++ WEST EUROPEAN ELECTRIC CAR SALES BY MARKET JANUARY 2012 IS AVAILABLE TO SUBSCRIBERS IN THIS ISSUE ++


 

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