Norway Stories October 1

Electric cars got another win in Norway where they accounted for over 60% of new cars sold in the market last month — thanks to the VW ID.3.

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Norway Stories July 2

Electric car market share hit a record high in Norway for the first half of the year as overall car sales have been hit by the pandemic but less so for electric vehicles. expand full story

Norway Stories January 3

Electric cars continue to dominate in Norway, as 2019 saw EV sales rise to 42.4%, up from 31.2% in 2018, according to OFV.  This represents almost a 1/3 increase in EV sales from year to year.

Adding in plug-in hybrid sales, about 56% of Norway’s new car sales in 2019 had a plug.

Sales numbers were buoyed by a record year for Tesla, whose Model 3 was the most popular car in Norway in 2019.

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Norway Stories December 10, 2019

Germany has taken the lead over Norway in annual EV sales for the first time, edging out Norway for total sales since the start of this year, as reported by Bloomberg. Currently, Germany’s 2019 total is 57,533 EVs, while Norway has sold 56,893.

This would be good news for Germany — if it weren’t so embarrassing for them and the rest of Europe.  Norway is a tiny country with a population of 5.3 million, where the main industry is oil, and where the whole country is cold. Germany’s population is roughly 16 times larger than Norway’s. And yet, Norway has still had higher EV sales than every country in Europe until now.

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Norway Stories January 2, 2019

Norway is the leading market for electric vehicles and it keeps showing the rest of the world how fast electric vehicle adoption can happen.

In 2018, EV sales grew by 40% in Norway and 1 out of 3 vehicles sold in the market was a zero-emission vehicle. expand full story

Norway Stories October 11, 2018

Norway keeps impressing the world with its fast pace electric vehicle adoption, but what is most impressing is that they are doing it with relatively few options.

Automakers are now turning to the market to introduce new EVs early with pre-orders. The country now has reportedly over 30,000 electric vehicles on pre-orders. expand full story

Norway Stories October 1, 2018

The new car sales numbers for September from Norway are in and the country, which is already known for spearheading electrification, is reaching new levels of electric domination and low emission average. expand full story

Norway Stories May 31, 2018

Norway is at the forefront of electric vehicle usage with the largest per capita Electric Vehicle adoption rate which is already putting the squeeze on the local oil industry. That’s why it’s not surprising to see global EVs debut there early and because of that, we now have a lot more information on the enticing Hyundai Kona EV expand full story

Norway Stories May 28, 2018

Norway’s electric vehicle adoption rate is so far ahead of most countries that it gives us glimpses into the future of bigger markets – sometimes even decades ahead of time.

Now it is starting to show signs of demand for gasoline and diesel slowing down as electric vehicles are taking over. expand full story

Norway Stories January 18, 2018

Norway has been leading the world for electric car adoption for years now. In December, EVs represented over 50% of new car sales – something that no other country can come close to at this point.

But now they have the ambition to also move to electric flight with a new goal to have all short-haul flights be all-electric by 2040. expand full story

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