The Focus of Anfia Study and Statistics Area on the market of alternative power supply cars in EU-Eft (International Association composed by Switzerland, Norway, Liechtenstein and Iceland), highlighted a notable growth of alternative power supply vehicles in the first 2021-quarter.
Overall, 1,046,560 hybrid and electric cars were registered, representing over one third of the market (34%), volumes doubled compared to the same period of 2020, when they were 542,000, with the 17.7% share.
More than 3 millions were the new registrations in all, in line with the volumes of the first 2020-quarter (+0.5%).
Compared to one year ago, petrol cars diminished by 19.1% and diesel ones decreased by 23.4%. On the whole, instead, the cars with alternative power supply grew by 90%.
In detail, Phev scored the most significant growth (+154%), followed by standard hybrid (+90%) and by battery electric (+55%). Natural gas cars are the only vehicles with low emissions that decreased versus 2020 (-11.3%), but they constitute a very marginal part of the market (0.5% of the market.