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West European Electric Car Sales by marketWESTERN EUROPE / ELECTRIC AID EXCLUSIVE
Electric car sales pace, far from growing, is slowing
August electric car registrations in Western Europe, compared with the previous month, have slipped for 2nd month running

Published: Fri, 26 Aug 2014 17:19:10 GMT
 

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A surprise slowdown in the underlying pace of electric car registrations in Western Europe has added to lingering concerns in electric car industry circles that an already slower than expected pace has now slowed to a mere crawl. 

In the sixteen West European markets monitored exclusively by AID every month, August registrations of electric cars fell almost eight per cent against the previous month to just 4,045 units. 

Of this total, Norway on its own accounted for almost half the industry’s total August haul. 

4,045
West Europe's August electric car registrations


Instead of picking up steady pace as earlier expected, following the market debut of new volume built electric cars from comparative heavyweights like BMW and Volkswagen, exclusively compiled figures from AID show that for the second month running since June this year, the number of new registrations failed to rise from the previous month. 

A case in point, this July Volkswagen’s newly launched e-Golf, streaked to the top of Norway’s electric car sales league
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DATA AVAILABLE TO SUBSCRIBERS WITH THIS ARTICLE:
AID EXCLUSIVE
West European new electric car sales:
 
by country
AUGUST 2014 VS AUGUST 2013
BY COUNTRY 8-MONTHS 2014 VS 8-MONTHS 2013

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