New passenger automobile gross sales in Norway nearly doubled in December, reaching 39,497 registrations (up 92 % year-over-year). The current surge nearly allowed Norway to match the earlier yr’s gross sales quantity. In complete, some 174,329 new vehicles have been registered in 2022 (down 1.1 % year-over-year).
Much more spectacular development in gross sales is reported by the Norwegian Street Federation (OFV) within the all-electric automobile section.
December introduced an enormous file of recent passenger all-electric automobile registrations, which amounted to 32,714 (a rise of 137 % year-over-year). That is about 82.8 % of the full market.
It appears that evidently lastly, some critical BEV shipments arrived in Norway, which signifies that all year long, gross sales have been restricted by inadequate car provide.
On the plug-in hybrid automobile facet, the 1,905 models registered in December imply a lower of just about 60 % year-over-year. Properly, PHEV suffered a whole yr on account of diminished tax incentives (CO2 emission element).
Anyway, the general plug-in electrical automobile gross sales have been at a file excessive at over 34,619 models and 87 % of the market. Norway clearly is on the forefront of electrification and a fifth of all vehicles within the nation are zero-emission right this moment.
Stats for the month:
- BEVs: 32,714 (up 137%, at 82.8% market share) + 1,242 new vans
- PHEVs: *1,905 (down 60%, at 4.8% market share)
- Whole: 34,619 (up 87%, at 87.6% market share)
* PHEV numbers up to date after the OFV.
Because of the very excessive variety of BEV deliveries over the last month, the general variety of plug-in automobile registrations (BEVs/PHEVs) in 2022 was greater than in 2021 by nearly one % (153,144 versus 151,917).
We should do not forget that plug-in hybrid gross sales collapsed, whereas on the identical time, all-electric vehicles have been up by 21.6 %.
Plug-in automobile registrations year-to-date:
- BEVs: 138,292 (up 21.6%, at 79.3% market share)
- PHEVs: 14,857 (down 61%, at 8.5% market share)
- Whole: 153,144 (up 0.8%, at 87.8% market share)
The gasoline, diesel, and non-rechargeable hybrids have been within the minority in December with 12.4% of the market final month (6.3% gasoline, 2.5% diesel, 3.6% hybrids).
Tesla, with 5,405 new registrations in December and 21,303 in 2022, as soon as once more was the preferred model in Norway, bettering its annual end result by 3.2 % (from 20,646 in 2021). Volkswagen, because the second hottest model, was at respectively 4,145 and 20,184 models.
In December, Tesla delivered a file variety of Tesla Mannequin Y, attaining 4,524 new registrations, which is 11.5 % of all new vehicles in the course of the month. With 17,356 models registered in 2022, the Mannequin Y not solely grew to become the preferred mannequin however even broke a gross sales file from 1969. For reference, in 2021, the best-selling mannequin in Norway was the Tesla Mannequin 3 (12,150).
The second hottest automobile in Norway, each in December and in 2022, was the Volkswagen ID.4 with respectively 2,075 and 11,561 models. Skoda Enyaq iV was third final yr (7,558), forward of the BMW iX (6,395).
Apparently, the Toyota Yaris at #6 (5,381), is the one non-rechargeable mannequin within the prime 10.
Normally, the Norwegian record of prime fashions is normally full of electrical crossovers/SUVs, a lot of that are premium. However there may be nothing static and the market evolves yearly – the Tesla Mannequin 3, which received in 2021, was simply #17 this yr.