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Plug-In Car Market Share Improved To 28% In February 2022

In February, some 22,860 new passenger cars were registered in the Netherlands, which is 5.8% more than a year ago. At the same time, plug-in car sales surged.

According to EV Volumesdata shared by Jose Pontes, last month about 6,490 new plug-ins were registered, which is some 120% more than a year ago.

Because of that, the plug-in cars market share improved to 28%. All-electric cars hold about 16% share.

  • BEVs: 16% share
  • PHEVs: 12% share
  • Total: 6,490 (28% share)

So far this year, over 13,000 plug-in electric cars were registered in the Netherlands, which is 25% of the market.

  • BEVs: 13% share
  • PHEVs: 12% share
  • Total: 13,618 (25% share)

One of the most interesting things is that the plug-in hybrid Lynk & Co 01 PHEV is still the top selltop-sellingn the country (369 new registrations in February).

However, all-electric cars strengthened their

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Plug-in hybrid super sedan coming soon

Mercedes-Benz AMG is readying a new plug-in hybrid version of its GT 4-Door Coupe.

Our spy shots show a prototype of the AMG sedan with a concealed flap on its rear fascia, located just below the taillight on the right. On the corresponding rear fender is the regular filler cap.

When the Mercedes-Benz AMG GT Concept bowed in 2017 as a preview of the GT 4-Door Coupe, the striking show car packed a powerful electrified V-8 under the hood. So far such a powertrain hasn’t taken shape but that is now about to change. In fact, AMG has already teased it. A debut will take place later this year and we should see the car reach showrooms as a 2022 model.

2022 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 73e 4-Door Coupe spy shots - Photo credit: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2022 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 73e 4-Door Coupe spy shots – Photo credit: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

The electrified sedan will be positioned as the range-topper in the GT 4-Door Coupe lineup,

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EU electric and plug-in registrations topped 1 million in 2020

LONDON — Sales of electric and plug-in hybrid cars in the European Union almost trebled to over 1 million vehicles last year, accounting for more than 10% of overall sales, data showed on Thursday.

The jump in sales shows electrified vehicles are becoming more mainstream products after years of being a niche market and it came at a time when overall EU car sales plunged nearly 24% to 9.9 million because of COVID-19 lockdowns.

The data released by the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) showed sales of fully-electric and plug-in hybrids surged to 1.046 million vehicles from 387,808 in 2019.

Sales of self-charging hybrid cars climbed 59% to 1.182 million last year while petrol and diesel vehicle sales fell 37% and 32% respectively, the data showed. Petrol cars remained the biggest seller, however, accounting for 48% of all EU sales.

As well as having to meet stringent new EU carbon

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EU electric and plug-in hybrid car sales jump to over 1 million in 2020

Heavy traffic fills the ring road in Paris during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), France, May 6, 2020. REUTERS/Charles Platiau/Files

LONDON (Reuters) – Sales of electric and plug-in hybrid cars in the European Union almost trebled to over 1 million vehicles last year, accounting for more than 10% of overall sales, data showed on Thursday.

The jump in sales shows electrified vehicles are becoming more mainstream products after years of being a niche market and it came at a time when overall EU car sales plunged nearly 24% to 9.9 million because of COVID-19 lockdowns.

The data released by the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) showed sales of fully-electric and plug-in hybrids surged to 1.046 million vehicles from 387,808 in 2019.

Sales of self-charging hybrid cars climbed 59% to 1.182 million last year while petrol and diesel vehicle sales fell 37% and 32% respectively, the data showed. Petrol

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