The Dutch auto market grew 2% in November, to nearly 28,000 registrations. As for the native plugin car (PEV) market, it was down by 8% yr over yr (YoY)! This apparently unhealthy information has a silver lining, because it signifies that the Dutch plugin market is completed having end-of-year peaks after which hangovers within the first month of the next yr. So, subsequent yr, this market ought to begin with a big YoY enhance over January 2022.
Taking a look at gross sales by powertrain, pure electrics, which had been down 9% YoY, represented 25% of all new car gross sales. Plugin hybrids (PHEVs) had been down 6% in November. Though, lots of the 2,820 PHEVs registered in November are only one mannequin — the Lynk & Co 01 PHEV, which represented 22% of all PHEV gross sales final month. General, PHEVs represented 10% of the nation’s auto market in November.
General, the year-to-date (YTD) market share for plugin automobiles was up one p.c, to 33% (21% BEV). Highlighting an ongoing shift available in the market towards BEVs, full electrics had 71% of plugin gross sales in November, up from the 65% common of 2022.
20 High Promoting Plugin Autos within the Netherlands — November 2022
Lynk & Co’s 01 PHEV crossover is turning into one thing of a case examine within the Netherlands. It gained November’s finest vendor race, its fourth consecutive finest vendor title in Dutch lands. The mannequin achieved 614 registrations final month, permitting it to finish November in fifth place within the general auto market. Paradoxically, the Lynk & Co mannequin was the one PHEV mannequin within the prime 20. Think about if Lynk & Co had a 100% electrical mannequin on provide! (Talking of this, it’s rumored that the profitable Zeekr 001 fastback-ish might land in Europe subsequent yr. To be continued. …)
Subsequent, we’ve the Lynk & Co’s Swedish cousin, the Volvo XC40 EV, in third place, with 479 registrations. The BEV model represented 73% of all XC40 registrations on this market final month, which added to the 102 models of the PHEV model (15% of all deliveries). General, 88% of all Volvo XC40 registered within the Netherlands in November had a plug. If the BEV and PHEV variations had been counted collectively, this mannequin would find yourself with 581 registrations and it might land above the Skoda Enyaq, which had 521 registrations. As tabulated, the Czech EV ended the month eighth on the general auto market.
In 4th, we’ve the Peugeot e-208 EV, with 371 registrations, adopted by the BMW i4, which lastly appears to have discovered its mojo (or possibly BMW received sufficient parts to make extra models?). In sixth we’ve a shock, with the Audi e-tron hovering upward for its finest results of the yr, 295 registrations. The shock is bigger after we understand that the Huge Audi will quickly get a deep refresh, which is able to even embody a reputation change — the Belgian-built Audi shall be known as the Q8 e-tron from then on.
The #11 Renault Megane EV had one other report month, its second in a row, with 239 registrations. The French hatchback-that-thinks-it’s-a-crossover benefited from a manufacturing ramp-up.
Nonetheless on the second half of the desk, a reference goes out to 2 different report performances. The #16 Dacia Spring scored 208 registrations, whereas the sporty VW ID.5 SUV joined the desk in #20, due to a report 140 registrations. With the ID.5’s entrance, that’s six MEB-platform fashions on this prime 20. If we depend all these MEB-based fashions collectively, we get 1,560 registrations, which means that 23% of all BEV gross sales within the Netherlands got here from Volkswagen Group’s devoted platform final month. It appears the a lot introduced scaling advantages of the MEB platform are lastly kicking in….
Lastly, after the report rating of the Opel Mokka EV in October, it was time for the Opel Corsa EV to shine, ending the month in #14 with a year-best results of 215 registrations.
Exterior the highest 20, a couple of fashions deserve point out. Apart from the nice outcomes of the Opel Mokka EV and Mini Cooper EV, scoring 133 registrations every, the Porsche Taycan had 109 registrations, its finest consequence since January.
A point out can also be due for 2 current landings. The Toyota BZ4X received 88 registrations, and the BYD Atto 3, also called the BYD Yuan Plus in different markets, had 83 registrations. Two PHEV fashions noticed report scores, albeit for various causes. Whereas the not too long ago launched Peugeot 308 PHEV was as much as 111 registrations in November as a consequence of its common manufacturing ramp-up (a great omen for the upcoming 308 EV), the 129 registrations of the Volkswagen Tiguan PHEV are the results of the chip scarcity easing — which has allowed Volkswagen to lastly fulfill order backlogs it had for its common ICE/PHEV fashions.
20 High Promoting Plugin Autos within the Netherlands — January–November 2022
Trying on the 2022 rating, the Lynk & Co 01 PHEV gained 93 models, and regardless of having solely a 140-unit benefit over the runner-up Skoda Enyaq, the reality is that the Lynk & Co mannequin now appears unbeatable. So, it appears just like the Czech mannequin should accept the silver medal amongst plugins.
The Volvo XC40 EV was as much as #7, and if we had been so as to add the BEV and PHEV variations of the XC40 collectively, the Swedish mannequin can be 2nd within the desk, with 5,040 registrations.
The VW ID.4 climbed one place, to ninth, and will surpass the #8 Audi This autumn e-tron in December, because the compact Audi is simply 101 models forward.
The second half of the desk additionally had loads of motion.
The Polestar 2 jumped two positions, to #15. The remaining motion got here from the Volkswagen Group steady. The Cupra Born went up one spot, to #19, and in #20 we now have the Audi e-tron. The SUV kicked the VW ID.3 off the desk, if solely by 23 models. The Volkswagen hatchback nonetheless has an opportunity to return to the desk in December.
5 High Promoting Plugin Automobile Manufacturers — January–November 2022
Within the model rating, Volvo (9.7%, up from 9.6%) consolidated its management place, whereas Kia (8.6%, down from 8.8%) is having a horrible 4th quarter, having dropped 0.5% share and two positions (it was #1 in September and is now third) in simply two months. That was to the good thing about Volvo passing up Kia in October and now BMW (8.7%) surpassing the Korean model in November. The Bavarian make is now pushed into the runner-up spot.
In the meantime, #4 Peugeot (7.0%, up from 6.9%) stored it collectively, not like Mercedes (5.7%, down from 5.9%), which dropped to #6, being surpassed by Škoda (5.8%). A rising Volkswagen (5.7%, up from 5.4%) is fewer than 100 models behind.
5 High Promoting Plugin Automobile OEMs — January–November 2022
As for OEMs, Volkswagen Group (20.4%, up 0.3%) is comfy within the management place, one thing that runner-up Stellantis (17.2%, down from 17.4%) can not say, as #3 Geely–Volvo has seen its share develop nearer (17.1% now vs. 16.8% a month in the past) due to good performances from all of its manufacturers. If this pattern continues, we must always get a model crossover earlier than the tip of the yr.
4th positioned Hyundai–Kia noticed its share drop in October from 13.0% to 12.7%. fifth positioned BMW Group (10.9%) appears to have bottomed out after falling gross sales. BMW Group’s transition right into a extra BEV-heavy lineup is now beginning to bear fruit, and the corporate have to be hoping the upcoming iX1 crossover turns into a gross sales success.
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