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Published on February 12th, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan

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Electric Car Sales In Norway, Denmark, & Sweden (January 2014)


February 12th, 2014 by  


Originally published on EV Obsession.

Alright, time for some more EV sales charts & tables! This article is focused on Norway, Denmark, & Sweden January 2014 electric car sales. For other January 2014 electric car sales or 2013 electric car sales, see the stories linked on the bottom of this article.

Norway EV Sales

The Nissan Leaf gobbled up 55% of Norway’s EV sales in January, which put it clear ahead of the VW e-Up! (15%) and the Tesla Model S (11%). The BMW i3 was the only other EV with notable sales, taking home 7% of the EV sales pie.

Denmark EV Sales

The Nissan Leaf rules again, in this case taking 58% of the EV market. The next two are the same as in Norway but reversed. The Model S snatched 17% of the market with 18 sales. The VW e-Up! started off the year fairly strong — again, nice to see from a newcomer — with 15% (16 sales). After test driving both the Nissan Leaf and the VW e-Up! (see that link and the ones above for more-detailed reviews), I’d personally go with the Leaf, but I think the e-Up! has some advantages and is worth buying instead of the Leaf if your preferences suit those advantages more.


Sweden EV Sales

Wow, look at these newcomers take the top spots in Sweden! It looks like the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV  is quite the popular option in Sweden as in the Netherlands and Japan. In January, it locked in 26% of EV sales. I’m curious to see how it ends up faring in the 2014 world EV sales ranking. And the VW e-Up! again has a good start, with 17% market share. Kudos to VW! The Nissan Leaf (11%), Toyota Prius PHEV (10%), and Renault Kangoo ZE (9%) round out the top 5 in Sweden.

Itching for more? Check out:

2013 EV Sales Reports

1. WORLD ELECTRIFIED VEHICLE SALES (2013 REPORT)
2. US ELECTRIFIED VEHICLE SALES (2013 REPORT)
3. EUROPE ELECTRIFIED VEHICLE SALES (2013 REPORT)
4. JAPAN ELECTRIFIED VEHICLE SALES (2013 REPORT)
5. CHINA ELECTRIFIED VEHICLE SALES (2013)

More January 2014 EV Sales Reports

1. US EV SALES (JANUARY 2014)
2. NETHERLANDS, CANADA, & IRELAND EV SALES (JANUARY 2014)

If you like spreadsheets more than charts, feel free to view my January European, Canada, Japan, and China EV sales spreadsheets and my US EV sales spreadsheets.

Thanks to Jose Pontes for rounding up the numbers for these countries! 
 

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is tryin' to help society help itself one word at a time. He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director, chief editor, and CEO. Zach is recognized globally as an electric vehicle, solar energy, and energy storage expert. He has presented about cleantech at conferences in India, the UAE, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, the USA, Canada, and Curaçao. Zach has long-term investments in Tesla [TSLA] — after years of covering solar and EVs, he simply has a lot of faith in this company and feels like it is a good cleantech company to invest in. But he does not offer (explicitly or implicitly) investment advice of any sort on Tesla or any other company.



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