Statistics from the industry association Bil Sweden show a fragmented picture of the market. Total registered 20.478 new cars, down eleven percent compared with the same period a year earlier.
" the Decline was expected against the background of the lingering effects of the Bonus-malussystemet and extended delivery times in connection with the introduction of the new test WLTP, says Mattias Bergman, ceo of CAR Sweden.
– in Addition, we compare with a very strong January last year, which was the second best January ever for passenger cars. We must reckon with the tough comparative figures during the entire first half of the year, depending on the high registreringssiffrorna in the last year before the Bonus-malus 1 July, " he says.
seems to have leveled out and are now at 39 percent. Bensinbilarna has a share of 41 per cent.
Electric cars and plug-in hybrids that meet the requirements for klimatbonus increased sharply in January. They are pure electric vehicles accounted for five percent of the nybilskakan (two per cent for the whole of 2018) and plug-in hybrids for eight per cent.
" It has been a strong start to the bilåret 2019 for rechargeable cars, where the rate in January was 13 percent, which is in line with our forecast. The clean elbilarnas share of rechargeable cars amounts to 41 per cent. There is a sharp rise compared to January last year, when the share of rechargeable cars was seven per cent, and of these, eleven per cent pure electric car, says Mattias Bergman.
the top ten dominated the list as usual, Volvo and Volkswagen, but which is now also bubblaren Kia with model Niro and Mitsubishi with laddhybriden Outlander.
the Outlander is now also back in the top among the laddhybriderna. The previous one the Volkswagen Passat GTE has fallen far down on the list as a result of the difficult delivery problems.
Among the electric cars is the Nissan Leaf one as a result of the Renault Zoe, and Kia Niro.
Car Sweden believe that 2019 end with 335.000 new cars. In the last year, it was 353.800 cars.