the trade Association, the Car's statistics for the month of march was not a cheerful reading for Volvo Car Sweden. Although Volvo has four of its models in the top ten of which 60 series in the first place, but in terms of the total market, Volvo has fallen twice as much during the first quarter.
For the big 90-series became the heritage free-fall in march – minus 67 per cent and a halving of market share for the model to five per cent.
continued to go down in march (minus 19 percent) explains the Car in Sweden with the lagging effects of the new test cycle WLTP, which started to apply to all new vehicles on 1 september in the previous year, and partly to the new car market was extremely strong last year at this time.
Even if it was minus on the total, there were cars, which continued to increase in march, and it strongly: rechargeable cars. Tesla quoted a rock-solid marsmånad with 1.005 new Model 3, which put the Tesla on the spot, among rechargeable cars.
– the Number of newly registered electric cars and plug-in hybrids increased by 68 per cent in march and reached the highest level so far for a single month. The upturn was particularly strong for pure electric cars, plus 183 per cent, which is largely explained by the introduction of the Tesla Model 3, " says Mattias Bergman, ceo of CAR Sweden.
Of the rechargeable cars in march accounted for almost half of the pure electric cars. The percentage of rechargeable cars in total new registrations was just over 14 per cent in march. There was a doubling compared with march last year.
" Our forecast for the share of rechargeable cars in the year is 13 per cent, compared with the results for 2018, which was eight per cent. The increasing share of rechargeable cars will require that we accelerate the expansion of the laddinfrastrukturen both for hemmaladdning and for fast charge, " says Mattias Bergman.
for the new diesels seems to be levelling out around a share between 35% and 40%.
" the Trend over the past year, with a higher proportion of petrol cars than diesel cars continues and in march, the diesel-powered cars, 34.7% market share, compared with bensinbilarnas 44.4%. Dieslarna has, since the peak in 2012 has gradually decreased its share every year, but the decline over the past few months flattened out on a share of 35-40 per cent, " he says.
There is further heavy to secure energy for cars. They have so far a share of under one per cent.
– Efterkonverterade secure energy for cars may not klimatbonus according to the current regulations. This error in the regulations should be corrected immediately so as to secure energy for cars may klimatbonus regardless of whether they are efterkonverterade or not. Gasbilarna is an important part for us to reach the climate targets, says Mattias Bergman.