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WESTERN EUROPE / ELECTRIC AID EXCLUSIVE
West European Electric Car Sales by marketEuropeís October electric car sales grow at slowest pace in 10 months
Germany and France main drag on regionís electric car sales growth

Published: Thu, 04 Dec 2014 20:19:18 GMT

West European 2014 month by month car sales history

Electric car makers are having to confront the harsh truth that the hoped for consumer rush for their latest plug-in electric vehicles (PEV) has so far failed to materialise, and that some lateral thinking will be needed from now on to keep their newly built electric car assembly lines and battery plants running.

West Europeís market for genuine electric cars such as Nissanís segment dominating Leaf, in October rose just 16.9 per cent from a year earlier. 

16.9%
West Europeís October electric cars rise in sales compared to same month last year


Thatís the way-and ahead slowest pace of advance this year, thus setting the stage for a spell of markedly lower than earlier expected growth expectations during the remaining two months of this year. 

Latest European electric car sales numbers, collected and reported exclusively by AID every month, are unsettling for the electric car industry. 

This is because Europeís PEV market has not only failed to pick up pace, but when judged from latest underlying demand, of late growth has been slowing
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AID EXCLUSIVE
DATA AVAILABLE
TO SUBSCRIBERS WITH THIS ARTICLE:
WEST EUROPEAN NEW ELECTRIC (PEV) CAR SALES BY COUNTRY:  
OCTOBER 2014 v OCTOBER 2013
10-MONTHS
2014 v 10-MONTHS
2013

AID
EXCLUSIVE

WEST EUROPEAN NEW ELECTRIC (PEV) CAR TRENDS INCLUDING DETAILED INFO GRAPHICS:  
QUARTERLY TRENDS FOR TOP THREE MAJOR MARKETS AND WESTERN EUROPE

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