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EUROPE | ELECTRIC CAR MARKET |  AID EXCLUSIVE      
Zoe was last yearís top-selling BEV in Western Europe, AIDís own data reveals
Published: Tue, 31st Jan 2017 11:54:07 GMT  
 

Western Europe Top Selling Electric car sales 2016 by model

Renaultís Zoe was last yearís top-selling electric car in Western Europe with 21,240 registered, 15.3 per cent higher than the 18,423 units registered in the previous full year, according to AIDís exclusive own data. Adding more praise, with 2,853 cars registered Zoe also topped Decemberís West Europeís BEV league. But it certainly wasnít a one horse race. Nissanís Leaf took last yearís runner-up slot followed in third position by BMWís i3, which was last yearís fastest notable gainer, according to AIDís exclusive data 

Thereís one likely reason why Renaultís bigwigs are unlikely to toast Zoeís outwardly gleaming victory in last yearís only slightly larger West European electric car (BEV) market

Making it a hollow victory, last yearís sector dominating Zoe registrations were skewed by the modelís heavy dependence on its still highly subsidised French domestic market where over 50 per cent of total sales were registered
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