|A shiny career for the Nissan Leaf in Norway|
The news this month is the rise and rise of the Nissan Leaf in Norway, setting again new records, with an astounding second place in the overall ranking, reaching 3,3% share and 455 sales, all in one month. Will we see the Leaf reach #1? Ladies and Gentlemen, please make your bets...
The rest of the electric cars are far behind the japanese hatchback, which grabs for himself a gigantic 74% share of the market, but nevertheless there are some points to be noticed, the Prius Plug-In is up two spots to #3 and despite production constraints, the Volvo V60 Plug-In shows up in a brilliant in #4, right ahead of the Kangoo ZE, another model improving its position in the ranking.
Finally, with 544 units sold, the electric car market represented 3,89% of the total norwegian market in April, improving the YTD share to 3,69%,which is more than half point above the 3,12% that EV's had in the in the end of 2012.
|Pl||Norway||Apr '13||YTD '13||%||Pl 2012|
|3||Toyota Prius Plug-In e)||19||78||4||5|
|4||Volvo V60 Plug-In e)||16||69||4||N/A|
|5||Renault Kangoo ZE||11||51||3||8|
Source: BSCB, Manufacturers