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NORWAY | ELECTRIC CAR MARKET |  AID EXCLUSIVE     
Is Norway’s love-affair with the electric car over?
Published: Thu, 12th May 2016 09:45:00 GMT
 

Norway PHEV electric car sales trends 2016 2015 AID Newsletter

At a time when Norway’s previously bullish and expansionary electric car market veered off course after encountering sudden and previously unexpected turbulence, AID reports on possible reasons leading to this sudden squall of change.

Is this the beginning of a big change in Norway’s closely watched car buying pattern?

Has Norway’s much-heralded love affair with the electric car hit a bumpy patch even before the inevitable scaling down of presently unmatched sweetheart buyer and user incentives?

These are just some of the likely question that carmakers are probably asking themselves after digesting Norway’s intriguing April car sales figures. 

Coming in the wake of March sales, which provided the first hint as to which way the wind is blowing, April was the first month that Norway’s closely observed electric cars were outsold by the latest generation of Plug-in hybrids. 

This is a fast-budding sector presently dominated by Mitsubsihi’s Outlander PHEV and Volkswagen’s Golf GTE
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