Increase in Electric and Hybrid Car Sales Continues

Increase in electric and hybrid car sales continues


Turkey cars, the share of hybrid and electric car market sales yet despite the low levels of electric and hybrid automobile sales continue the upward trend.

Automotive Distributors Association (ODD), according to data in the Turkey car and light commercial vehicle market grew by 75.5 percent in 9 months of the year compared to the same period of 2019 and reached 493 thousand 621 units.

Automobile sales alone increased by 70 percent in the 9 months compared to the previous year and reached 388,690 units, while the light commercial vehicle market reached 104,931 units with an increase of 99.2 percent.

Auto gas car sales increased by 66.2 percent

As of the end of September 2020, according to the engine type of the automobile market, gasoline-powered automobile sales had a share of 52.2 percent with 202 thousand 839 units.

Diesel automobile sales had a share of 40.7 percent with 158 thousand 59 units, while the share of auto gas car sales was 4.1 percent with 15 thousand 781 units.

Gasoline automobile sales rose 142.1 percent at the end of September compared to the same period last year, auto gas auto sales increased 66.2 percent, and diesel car sales increased 23.9 percent.

The increase trend in electric and hybrid vehicle sales continues

As of September last year, 7,647 hybrid and 128 electric cars were sold. At the end of September this year, 261 electric cars and 11,750 hybrid cars were sold. The share of electric and hybrid cars was determined as 3.1.

In this period, electric car sales increased by 103.9 percent, and hybrid car sales increased by 53.7 percent compared to the same period of the previous year. Thus, the increasing trend in electric and hybrid vehicle sales continued in September.

Car sales below 1600cc increased by 72.1 percent

According to the automobile market engine volume, automobile sales below 1600cc increased by 72.1 percent to 94.9 percent, automobile sales in the 1600-2000cc range increased by 21.9 percent to 1.8 percent, and automobile sales over 2000cc increased by 1.7 percent. It took a 0.2 percent share.

At the end of September, according to automobile market emission levels, automobiles between 100-120 g / km reached 41.3 percent with 160 thousand 399 units, and cars between 120-140 g / km reached 30.4 percent with 118 thousand 249 units.

Turkish people want to use electric vehicles

On the other hand, according to the results of a survey conducted by the Bogazici University in Turkey you have information about electric vehicles, whether or not you want to buy electric vehicles Most of those surveyed.

Behind this preference of those who want to buy electric vehicles, electric vehicles are low-cost, economical, and environmentally friendly. If those thinking of buying electric vehicles not having sufficient knowledge of electric vehicles is not yet widespread in Turkey and specifications of the perception that seems to be an insufficient step forward.

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