Oslo-Kyiv: In Norway, sales of electric vehicles are already more than a third of the market for new cars, which makes it the leader in the introduction of clean transport. Transfers Front News International.
In June, sales of electric vehicles in the Norwegian capital Oslo accounted for 35% of all sales of new cars, according to the Norwegian public organization Bellona on Twitter.
According to the Argonne National Laboratory of the US Department of Energy, in 2016, the fate of electric cars in the general car market in Norway was 23.5%. In December, the number of electric vehicles on the roads of Norway exceeded 100 thousand.
Today, Norway is the market with the highest rate of electric vehicle use in the world. In other EU countries, the percentage of sales is much lower. Following the results of 2016, sales of electric vehicles in the Netherlands amounted to 5.1%, in Sweden - 3.2%, in the UK - 1.3%, 1.2% in France and 0.7% in Germany.
In the world in 2016, more than 2 million electric vehicles were sold, according to the International Energy Agency.