Hybrid and electric cars account for 38.2 percent of sales in Portugal
Car market still falling. It shrinks 5.9 percent from 2021, but is down 38 percent from 2019
Almost four out of every 10 new cars sold in Portugal are powered by alternative energy. The data are from the Associação Automóvel de Portugal (ACAP) and show that between January and July, 38.2% of new light passenger vehicles registered were powered by other types of energy, namely electric, hybrid and plug-in. Electrics alone represent 9.9%.
Tesla’s sales in Portugal grew 68.7%, with 1,061 cars sold in the first seven months of the year
In total, 16,897 cars were registered in Portugal in July, while 106,879 new vehicles have been put into circulation since the beginning of the year. These numbers represent, in monthly terms, an increase of 18.8% compared to July 2021, but a drop of 22.5% compared to the same month in 2019. In the year-to-date, the loss is even greater: the market is down 5.9% compared to 2021, but loses 38% compared to the first seven months of 2019.
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