Netherlands: Plug-In Car Sales Reached 34% Market Share In June 2022

Passenger car sales in the Netherlands continue to decrease. In June, the number of new registrations decreased by 10% year-over-year.

Despite the shrinking car market, the plug-in electric car segment expands. According to EV Volumes’ data, shared by Jose Pontes, last month 10,127 new plug-ins were registered. We estimate that the growth rate is around 15% year-over-year.

The market share reached 34%, including 24% battery-electric cars. BEVs were up by 23% year-over-year, while plug-in hybrids noted a decline (first since November 2019).

New plug-in car registrations:

  • BEVs: 7,278 and 24% share
  • PHEVs: 2,849 and 10% share
  • Total: 10,127 and 34% share

Plug-in electric car sales in the Netherlands – June 2022

So far this year, over 48,000 plug-in electric cars were registered in the Netherlands, which is 31% of the market.

New plug-in car registrations year-to-date:

  • BEVs: about *29,600 and 19% share
  • PHEVs: about *18,700 and 12% share
  • Total: 48,257 and 31% share

* estimated from the market share

Model rank

In terms of models, the all-electric Peugeot e-208 set a new monthly record of 576 units, which enabled it to take first place among plug-ins, slightly ahead of the Citroën e-C4 (572). The third most registered model was the Skoda Enyaq iV (408).

Year-to-date, the Skoda Enyaq iV has strengthened at the top with 2,710 registrations, as the plug-in hybrid Lynk & Co 01 PHEV had a slower month and, as of the end of June, had 2,360 registrations. The Peugeot e-208, thanks to an outstanding result in the recent month, jumped from sixth to third position with 1,961 units, ahead of the Kia Niro EV (1,755).

Top 10 last month:

  1. Peugeot e-208 – 576
  2. Citroën e-C4 – 572
  3. Skoda Enyaq iV – 408
  4. Peugeot e-2008 – 369
  5. Tesla Model Y – 326
  6. Kia EV6 – 323
  7. Audi Q4 e-tron – 299
  8. Kia Niro EV (e-Niro) – 292
  9. Cupra Born – 265
  10. Polestar 2 – 216

Top 10 year-to-date:

  1. Skoda Enyaq iV – 2,710
  2. Lynk & Co 01 PHEV – 2,360
  3. Peugeot e-208 – 1,961
  4. Kia Niro EV (e-Niro) – 1,755
  5. Volvo XC40 PHEV – 1,737
  6. Audi Q4 e-tron – 1,528
  7. Kia EV6 – 1,464
  8. Fiat 500 electric – 1,307
  9. Citroën e-C4 – 1,169
  10. Ford Kuga PHEV – 998

In the case of the plug-in car brands year-to-date, the top ones are Volvo (9.5%), BMW (9.1%), Kia (8.9%), Peugeot (7.6%) and Skoda (6.3%).

Among the automotive groups, the ones with the highest number of registrations are the Volkswagen Group (19.9%), Stellantis (18.1%), Geely-Volvo (including Lynk & Co and Polestar) at 16.3%, Hyundai-Kia (12.7%) and BMW Group (11.2%).

Source: Jose Pontes (EV Volumes) – CleanTechnica

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