Spain and the United Kingdom are the European markets that most increased sales of electric vehicles

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.

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