News Digest Item
05 Apr 2017

Sales of e-cars almost double in March

Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA)

Sales of e-cars in Germany almost doubled in March, according to statistics by the Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA). Registrations of new fully electric vehicles rose 98.5 percent year-on-year to 2.191 units (0.6 percent of total registrations), while plug-in hybrids went up 77.4 percent to 2.288 units (also a share of 0.6 percent). New registrations of petrol cars increased 21.8 percent, while diesel sales fell 2.8 percent.

Find the press release in German here.

For background, read the CLEW dossier The Energiewende and German carmakers.

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