The registrations of electric vehicles in the European market stood at 647,479 units during the first half of 2022, a 31.6% year-on-year increase, according to data published this Wednesday by the European Association of Automobile Manufacturers (ACEA).
Spain and the United Kingdom, with increases of 54.9% and 56%, respectively, were the European ‘top 5’ markets that increased sales of this type of model the most until June, while in France they increased by 28.7 % and 12.5% in Germany, while in Italy they plummeted 17.6%.
In the second quarter of the year, deliveries of electric vehicles in Europe as a whole reached a volume of 322,144 units, which represents a progression of 11.3% in the year-on-year comparison.
In Europe, 472,722 plug-in hybrid vehicles were sold in June, 12% less, and 238,122 units between April and last month, a 16.5% drop, while hybrid deliveries grew by 2.2% per semester, with 1 .32 million units, and fell 4.2% quarterly, with 668,539 units.
Likewise, the registrations of natural gas vehicles in Europe closed the semester with a decrease of 59.3% and 11,324 units, and in the quarter the volume was 5,009 units, a 62.9% reduction.
On the other hand, sales of other alternative energy vehicles in the European market as a whole increased by 25.7% per semester, with 132,611 units, and 7.9% between April and June, to 64,152 units.
In addition, European customers bought 2.14 million gasoline vehicles as of last month, a 22.1% contraction, and 1.105 million units in the second quarter, down 23%, while deliveries of diesel models they fell 32.1% in the first half of the year, with 966,098 units, and 29.3% in the quarter, with 440,823 units.