Earlier this month, a Bloomberg report indicated that the Netherlands has the quickest rising electrical automobile charging community on this planet.
It’s additionally one of many high rating nations in relation to the variety of EVs on the highway per capita, however what’s it that they’re all driving? I guess you may’t guess the highest 5 hottest EVs within the low-lying nation for final month.
In keeping with figures compiled by Clean Technica, the preferred EV within the Netherlands in July was the South Korean Kia Niro EV. Figures present that 644 Niros have been offered final month.
Following the Niro, as second hottest EV final month, is the MG ZS SUV, which reportedly offered 501 items. In third place, was the VW e-Golf which offered 488 items. The Volvo XC40 PHEV and Hyundai Kona EV took 4th and fifth spot, having offered 402 and 363 items respectively.
Tesla solely simply scraped into the highest 20, with its Mannequin three promoting 31 items. What’s maybe extra stunning, is that the seven-year-old BMW i3 bested the Tesla and offered 41 items.
Although, it’s value noting that this was only a low gross sales month for Tesla and the Mannequin three continues to be one of the well-liked EVs within the nation.
What’s extra, the Dutch authorities launched a brand new batch of subsidies to help new EV patrons at the beginning of July. These have been subsequently used up in under 10 days, because the nation went loopy for brand new vehicles.
The Tesla Mannequin three, which retails from €48,980 within the Netherlands, is about €four,000 over the edge for the newest subsidy, which works some strategy to clarify why extra inexpensive EVs proved so well-liked final month.
Nonetheless, over the course of the yr, from January by way of to July, the Mannequin three continues to be one of the well-liked autos within the nation having offered 2,721 items this yr. However the robust July gross sales for the Kia Niro signifies that it takes the highest spot because the Netherlands‘ best-selling EV this yr, having offered 2,942 items yr so far.
With new thrilling EVs nonetheless but to hit the roads, just like the Polestar 2 (I might say that, although) and the Volkswagen ID.three, we will make certain that we’ll see new names make the highest 20 earlier than the yr is out.
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Revealed August 17, 2020 — 13:51 UTC