New cars sold in Europe continue to recover: petrol, hybrid and electric are better than diesel and plug-in
THE new car registrations in Europe they maintain a positive trend that marks +11.3% according to data from the European Automobile Manufacturers Association. In January 2023 they were sold 760,041 new cars in the European Union and almost 1 in 10 is electric. Here are the details of the report.
NEW CAR REGISTRATION JANUARY 2023 IN EUROPE
Among the main representative markets of new car sales in Europe (about 70%), the growth in registrations is associated with all major markets except Germany:
- Spain (+51.4%);
- Italy (+19.0%), you can read more about registration data here;
- France (+8.8%);
- Germany (-2.6%).
According to data published by ACEA, registrations of electric cars and plug-in hybrids in the EU continued to grow, reaching market shares of respectively 9.5% and 26.0%. New petrol cars were the most popular choice among registrations in Europe in January with a market share of 37.9%.
NEW ELECTRIC AND HYBRID CARS SOLD IN EUROPE IN JANUARY 2023
THE registrations of electric and non-rechargeable hybrid cars increased in Europeat the expense of hybrid plugins. Sale of new battery cars (BEV) increased by +22.9%, reaching 71,984 registrations. The exceptions are some of the major markets such as Germany (-13.2%), Sweden (-18.5%) and Italy (-8.7%). Non-plug-in hybrid car registrations increased by +22.1% to 197,982 units, with a positive trend also in the four main markets of the region: Spain (+59.3%), Italy (+24.7%), Germany (+19, 0%) and France (+12.5%) . The downside sees sales of plug-in hybrids (PHEV) down 9.9% to 53,649 units in January, with registrations in Germany down 53.2%.
NEW PETROL AND DIESEL CARS SOLD IN EUROPE IN JANUARY 2023
THE registrations of new petrol cars in Europe in January, they recorded an increase of +12.3%, contributing to the expansion of their market share to 37.9% (they were at 37.6% in 2022). Growth affected all major EU markets:
- Spain (+59.4%);
- Italy (+15.5%);
- France (+11.9%);
- Germany (+3.5%).
Conversely, the market for new diesel cars register with a 1.6% decrease despite a significant increase in enrollment in Italy (+21.4%) And Spain (+19.0%).
Source : Sicur Auto