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EUROPE | ELECTRIC CAR MARKET |  AID EXCLUSIVE
Europe’s July electric car sales stumble for 3rd month running
Published: Thu, 25th Aug 2016 11:42:44 GMT  
 

West European electric car sales percent cahnges AID Newsletter

West Europe’s electric car registrations (BEV) – excluding plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) - tumbled further in July, with registrations dropping by nearly a quarter from year-ago, marking this year’s steepest percentage decline and the third successive drop in a row, exclusive AID figures reveal

Another reflection of July’s disappointing news from West Europe’s electric car market, the sales share going to these cars, excluding all PHEVs, slipped back to less than half a percentage point.

July’s setback, with electric car registrations tumbling twelve times faster than the overall car market, brings West Europe’s seven months electric sales total to just a touch under 50,000 units, according to AID Newsletter figures.

This translates into an unchanged 0.6 per cent market penetration at this year’s seven months stage.

Painting a uniformly bleak picture, July’s West European electric car registrations dropped well short of year ago levels in the vast majority of markets, with cumulative registrations to July also down in nine of the sixteen markets regularly monitored by AID
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