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Published on March 15th, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan


Spain & Italy Electric Car Sales Update (February 2014 & YTD Sales)

March 15th, 2014 by  

Following up on Germany electric car sales for February and the year to date, below are electric car sales for Spain and Italy, again via EV Obsession. I’m grouping them together since neither country is anything close to an electric car leader (unfortunately). Together, Spain and Italy saw fewer than 100 electric car sales in February, far fewer than Germany’s 544, the Netherlands’ 1186 (report coming soon), France’s 668 (report coming soon), Norway’s 1544 (report coming soon), and of course the 6872 sales the US saw in February.

BMW i3 Takes Crown In Spain (February 2014 Electric Car Sales Report) (via EV Obsession)
Again, like Italy, Spain isn’t exactly blowing up in electric car sales. But as they say: you have to start somewhere. As in Germany, the BMW i3 has jumped to the top of the tables in Spain. Two much smaller electric cars, the smart electric drive…

Little smart electric drive Is Electric King In Italy (February 2014 Electric Car Sales) (via EV Obsession)

Following up on the Germany electric car sales update, I’m moving on to Italy. Italy is a much smaller market at this point. Germany had 544 plug-in car sales in February, while Italy had only 67. So, I won’t spend as much time on it. The German…

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  • Italy is no surprise considering Fiat CEO’s anti electric stance with his own 500e. He’s cutting off his own nose to spite his face. I wonder if it’s not a car culture thing in Italy given their penchant for super cars?

  • JamesWimberley

    With such tiny numbers, the horse race is meaningless.

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