Germans buy fewer diesel cars – new registrations drop sharply
Diesel car registrations in Germany fell by 21.3 percent in September compared to a year earlier, pushing their share of all registrations down to 36.3 percent. Petrol cars’ share rose to almost 60 percent, said the Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA). Hybrids and electric car registrations rose, but their share remained low at around three percent.
For background, read the dossier The Energiewende and German carmakers.