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AID EXCLUSIVE
WESTERN EUROPE / ELECTRIC
Nissan’s Leaf remains 
West Europe’s top-selling electric car

Tesla’s Model S, one of the fastest climbers on the scene is already snapping at its heels

Published: Thu, 24 July 2014 08:50:56 GMT
 

Nissan Leaf on charge Norway Oslo

Nissan’s Leaf, thanks in large measure to its continuing strong performance in Norway, where repeatedly it remains one of the country’s most popular cars, has retained the coveted pole position in West Europe's half year electric top-sellers league, according to AID compiled figures. But that hides the uncomfortable truth that Tesla’s Model S, one of the fastest climbers on the scene is already snapping at its heels

According to AID’s own exclusive data, almost four-in-ten Leafs registered in Western Europe during this year’s first half ended up on the driveways of Norway’s pampered electric car owners.

Viewed this way, just two markets – Norway and the UK – soaked up some 4,425 West European Leaf sales during this year’s first half.

4,425
Norway and UK combined Nissan Leaf registrations during the first half of this year


Tellingly, the region’s fourteen other West European markets, including heavyweights such as Germany, France, Italy and Spain were responsible for the remaining 2,455 Leafs sold in the whole of Western Europe during this year’s first half. 

The ongoing arduous struggle currently faced by all electric cars in Europe is revealingly underlined in Germany. 

Just 380 Nissan Leafs were registered in Germany during this year’s first half; once every other Nissan dealer has registered at least one obligatory dealer demonstrator the importer will be more than halfway there
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DATA AVAILABLE TO SUBSCRIBERS WITH THIS ARTICLE:
AID EXCLUSIVE
West European new electric car sales:
 
by country JUNE 2014 VS JUNE 2013
by country 6-MONTHS 2014 VS 6-MONTHS 2013

West European new electric car sales:  
by TOP SELLING MODELS 6-MONTHS 2014 VS 6-MONTHS 2013

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