As the saying goes, there is always a first time for everything! In Portugal, November 2021 will go down in the history of the automotive sector. For the first time, the sale of 100% electric cars exceeded cars with diesel engines.
Find out how many electric cars were sold in Portugal in November and how many diesel cars.
100% electric vehicles (18.1%) outperformed vehicles with diesel engines (17.7%).
According to data from grapes (Electric Vehicle Users Association)In November, 2,165 100% Electric Vehicles (BEV) were sold. The number of new hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) remains stable, with 1,453 vehicles sold in November. In total, the number of electric vehicle units in November was 3,618.
According to the data, for the type of energy, the proportion of electric cars sold was 18.1% units) and diesel 17.74%. Compared to November 2020, sales growth of all electric vehicles increased by 160.5%.
In terms of brands, UVE reveals that Tesla returned to first place, in November, with 300 units sold, followed by Hyundai (204) and Peugeot (190), which returned to third place. Annually, Peugeot (1,351) holds the top spot with just four more cars sold than Tesla (1,347). Nissan closes the podium with Hyundai and Renault very close.
A month after the end of 2021, everything is combined to confirm new records in sales of electric vehicles (BEV + PHEV), as well as an increasingly pronounced decline in sales of vehicles with internal combustion engines.
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