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GERMANY | ELECTRIC CAR MARKET 
Record month at home for Volkswagen’s electric car sales 
Published: Wed, 6th September 2017 14:47:18 GMT  
 

VW electric car sales Germany sales history analysis

Never before in Germany’s short electric car (BEVs) history has Volkswagen found as many willing home buyers for its BEVs as this August

Buoyed expectedly by VW’s sky-high €11,760 domestic subsidy for anyone willing to scrap an old diesel in exchange for a new e-Golf BEV, Volkswagen’s August electric car sales in Germany zoomed to 539 units, according to official German KBA car registration numbers. 

Put into perspective, August’s 539 BEV sales from Volkswagen were twice the number sold at home during any of the past 24 months (2 years). 

Pure electric cars, excluding plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) set yet another new milestone.

This August VW-badged BEVs were responsible for more than 1 per cent of all VW car sales in Germany, according to KBA data.


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