Electric vehicle sales doubled in Europe

Electric vehicle sales doubled in Europe

May 13, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

In the European Union, sales of new electric vehicles doubled in the first three months of 2020 compared with a year earlier.

According to autoweek.nl, citing the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA), while the general demand for automobiles has been affected by the coronavirus, electric vehicles are in high demand. In the first quarter of this year, 167,132 electric vehicles were sold, which is 83,851 more than in 2019.

According to ACEA, the market share of electric rechargeable cars in the EU has increased to 6.8%. In the first quarter of 2019, this indicator amounted to another 2.5%. It is worth noting that the share of gasoline cars decreased from 58 to 53%, and diesel – from 33 to 30%.