In the Netherlands, the number of new passenger automobile registrations climbed by 9% year-over-year in August. Meanwhile, plug-ins saw a 20% increase in new registrations for about 7,979 vehicles compared to the previous year. According to InsideEVs, that is sufficient for a 34% market share.
Battery-electric vehicles, which climbed by 30% YoY to over 5,700 units, are primarily significant for the sales growth. On the other hand, a 1% increase to approximately 2,300 units was also seen for plugin hybrids.
New plug-in car registrations:
Approximately 63,000 plug-in electric vehicles have been registered in the Netherlands this year, a 32% increase from last year.
With 502 units registrations, the plug-in hybrid Lynk & Co 01 was once more acknowledged as the most popular model in the Netherlands. The second-best score (442) was recorded by the Skoda Enyaq iV, allowing it to comfortably maintain the year-to-date lead (3,691). With 319 units registered, the Kia Niro EV ranked third.
Meanwhile, Volkswagen Group (20.5%), Stellantis (18.1%), Geely-Volvo (including Lynk & Co and Polestar at 15.7%), Hyundai-Kia (13.7%), and BMW Group (10.7%) are also the automotive groups with the most registrations.