2013 (Q1) Sweden: Best-Selling Electric Cars and Plugin Hybrid Models

Toyota Prius Plug-in at the 2013 Geneva Auto Salon

The Volvo S60 N Laddhybrid was the most popular plugin hybrid in Sweden in the first quarter of 2012. The Nissan Leaf remains the top-selling electric car. The first quarter of 2013 saw a tenfold increase in the sale of super-clean plugin hybrid and electric cars in Sweden compared to a year ago. The Volvo … Read more

2012 (Full Year) Sweden: Best-Selling Electric Cars & Plug-In Hybrid Models

2012 Toyota Prius Plugin with the plug in

The Toyota Prius Plug-in and Nissan Leaf were the most popular electric car models in Sweden in 2012. In 2012, the most popular electric vehicles in Sweden were the Toyota Prius Plug-in and Nissan Leaf. The electric passenger car market in Sweden grew from only 181 cars in 2011 to 928 in 2012. New electric … Read more

2012 (Full Year) Germany: Electric and Hybrid Car Sales

Opel Ampera

Electric cars and hybrid vehicles continue to grow in popularity in Germany but in 2012 low-emission cars still take only one percent of the total German car market. Electric and hybrid vehicle sales in Germany continue to grow in 2012 but overall numbers still remain dismally low compared to the total new passenger vehicle market. … Read more

2012 (Q3) Sweden: Best-Selling Electric Car Models

Toyota Prius Plug-in with the plug in

The new Toyota Prius Plug-in became the most popular electric car in Sweden ahead of the Volvo C30 Electric, Nissan Leaf and Opel Ampera See 2012 Best-Selling Electric Car Models in Sweden for statistics for the whole year. The Toyota Prius Plug-in easily became the best-selling super clean car in Sweden during the first nine … Read more

2011 Full Year Car Sales by Fuel Type in European Countries

2011 saw for the first time the inclusion of separate electric and hybrid car sales figures for European new passenger vehicle registrations in many official statistics. Where fuel types in European car sales statistics traditionally compared petrol (benzine) and diesel engines, separate sales figures for hybrid and electric vehicles are increasingly available too. The Dutch … Read more

2011 Full Year Top Ten Best-Selling Hybrid Cars in Germany

Toyota Auris Hybrid - Best-Selling Hybrid Car in Germany in 2011

The Toyota Auris, Prius, and Lexus CT were the most popular hybrid vehicles with the highest number of new car registrations in Germany in 2011. In 2011, the German hybrid car market was again dominated by Japanese manufacturers Toyota, Lexus, and Honda. Top-selling hybrid cars were the Toyota Auris and Toyota Prius. Only three of … Read more