Nissan Leaf Best Seller of the Month in Norway

The Norwegian PEV passenger car market was up 34% Year-on-Year in July, having registered  3.968 units last month, with the veteran Nissan Leaf winning last month Best Seller award, thanks to 334 registrations, up 41% Year-on-year, a stunning performance for a model that has been in the market since 2011 and is scheduled to be replaced this year.

The Japanese hatchback was followed by two plug-in hybrid SUVs, the Mercedes GLC350e (295 units) and the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (286).

In the Year-to-date ranking, the BMW i3 is in the leadership, with 3.046 units, with the Volkswagen e-Golf and Nissan Leaf  running for Second Place, with the German model currently ahead (2.586 vs 2.536).

A mention for the Fuel Cell market, where the Toyota Mirai registered an additional three units last month, but YTD, the Hyundai FCEV model still leads the counting with 14 registrations against 8 of the Toyota Mirai.

As for the LCV (N1) PEV market, sales were down 30% last month, to 21 units, with the Nissan e-NV200 registering 15 units, while on the YTD ranking, Nissan’s electric van is also leading, with the Japanese counting 165 deliveries, followed by the Second Placed Peugeot Partner EV (115 units), and the Citröen Berlingo EV, Third Placed with 71 registrations.