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Using data for the first seven months of 2012, Norway has the highest plug-in car market share at 2.55%. The Netherlands has the second highest plug-in market share (0.59%) and despite its small size, accounts for 16.1% of all plug-ins sold in Western Europe (see pie chart). France accounted for 22.3% of Western European plug-in car sales, followed by Germany at 17.3%.

Plug-in Car Market Share, 2012*
(Plug-in Sales as a Share of Total Car Sales)
Map of Western Europe showing plug-in car market sales share in 2012. For more detailed information, see supporting information below.

 

Plug-in Car Sales in Western Europe, 2012*
Pie chart of plug-in car sales (percentage and numbers) in Western Europe in 2012 for France, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, United Kingdom, and other. For more detailed information, see supporting information below.

 

Supporting Information

Plug-in Car Sales in Western Europe, 2012*
Country Plug-in
Sales
Percent of Total
Plug-in Sales
Plug-in Sales
as a Share of
Total Car Sales
France 2,865 22.3% 0.24%
Germany 2,226 17.3% 0.12%
Netherlands 2,131 16.6% 0.59%
Norway 2,069 16.1% 2.55%
United Kingdom 942 7.3% 0.08%
Other Countries 2,620 20.5% 0.10%
TOTAL 12,853 100.0% 0.17%

*First seven months of 2012.
Source: Data compiled by Argonne National Laboratory.

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