Norwegian Auto Market started the 2017 with the highest first quarter sales volume ever despite of the fall reported by the market leader. Premium brands are shining with Volvo up 45%, BMW 26% and Mercedes 26%.
Norway best selling models ranking in the 2015 is dominated by the Volkswagen Golf, thanks to the success of the electric version, with a wide gap over the immediate followers, the Toyota Auris and the Skoda Octavia.
Norway car market in 2015 hit the new all time record sales, first time over the 150.000 annual units. The record follow the two established in the previous years after the de-taxation of electric vehicles.
Norway new cars sales speed up in Q3. September +7% confirms a record trend albeit slowdown in investment and shy economy due to the low oil price. Volkswagen still leader while Tesla S is the second best-selling model.
Norway Light Vehicle Sales rose 24% in June pushing the first half at best level ever. Albeit in short supply, Volkswagen Golf sales had been tremendous with market share above 10% ahead of Toyota Auris and Tesla S.
Norway Electric Vehicles segment at 13% and Hybrids at 8% in the 2014. Tesla sold over 4.000 units in the year while many EV models are on top of best-selling models list. The full market was up only 1%, at best level in the decade.
In October, Mercedes & BMW Norway sales surged as the domestic auto market kept momentum and the pace for a record year. Volkswagen led the ranking ahead of a struggling Toyota with Golf sales boosted by EV version availability.
Norway to re-think Electric Vehicles policy while car sales slowing in September unchanging the year end projections at new all-time record volume thanks to the EVs sales boom. The country is spending over €500 million sustaining EVs.
Norway Vehicle Sales kept growing in June thanks to the huge sales of EV models. BMW advanced in fourth place pushed up by spectacular retails of the new electric vehicle i3. Strong demand again on Nissan Leaf and Tesla S Model.
Norway car market rose 2% in May despite the underperformance of Volkswagen and reduced speed on the E.V. retails limited by the short supply. The market outlook stands moderately positive thanks to the growing internal demand.
Norwegian Car Market fell 13% in April 2014 due to EVs short supply. Following the record posted by Tesla S Series in March, the American model fell down despite growing customers order. Nissan Leaf was second behind Volkswagen Golf.
In the planet Norway, March car market boomed hit by a green fever. Tesla S-Model landed on top of sales list while Nissan Leaf was fifth, Mitsubishi Outlander 9th and BMW i3 tenth. Ending Q1 with a robust increase, market is chasing new all-time record.
December 2013 put the last stone in a great year, with sales boomed over 20%. The last was the bestselling year for the Norwegian car market in last 2 decades. Mazda was voted the Best Brand of the Year, ahead of Teslaand Nissan. Tesla S the Model of the Year.
November 2013 was flat as total market sales while was full of sensations for the Norwegian car market, the global center of innovation for low emission vehicles. Tesla S Model boomed sales again, the Hybrid Auris was stable and Leaf was in short supply.