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West European Electric Car Sales by marketWESTERN EUROPE / ELECTRIC AID EXCLUSIVE
Hardly an electrifying start to Europe’s 2015 electric car season  
Signs that spirit lifting fizz in December’s electric car market has dispersed again

Published: Tue, 17 Mar 2015 19:43:18 GMT

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For anyone with a vested interest in the underlying health of Europe’s electric car market January’s turnout was at best a mild encouragement. 

But those without a vested interest probably take the view that Europe’s electric car story makes good theatre, but in the cold light of day it’s still much ado about nothing.

The good news for the electric car industry is that the current year kicked off with an outwardly heart-warming 66.6 per cent jump in January’s West European electric car registrations. 

The not so good news is that January’s two-thirds jump to 5,037 units compares to the ultra low take-up rate seen during the same month last year, when just 3,023 electric cars first took to West Europe’s roads. 

If that weren’t enough, with Norway left out of the reckoning - today’s one and only electric car bastion in Europe - January’s electric car registrations in Western Europe reached just 3,142 units, adding up to a still trivial 0.33 per cent of the region’s overall car market, according to AID’s own exclusive data 
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MORE LIKE THIS:

> November sees first drop in West European electric car sales  15 Jan 2015


> Has Norway’s dizzying rate of electric car sales growth peaked?  18 Dec 2014


> Sept electric car market - Mere blip or lasting change in underlying trends?  30 Oct 2014


AID EXCLUSIVE
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WEST EUROPEAN NEW ELECTRIC (PEV) CAR SALES BY COUNTRY:  
JANUARY 2015 v JANUARY 2014


 


 

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