Number of electric passenger cars in use in Belgium 2008-2019

Electric vehicles contribute to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. As of 2008, these types of vehicles saw a significant increase. In Belgium, ten electric vehicles were sold in 2008 and 2009 and this rose to 1,792 electric passenger cars in 2014. As of 2019, the volume amounted to 15,338 vehicles, approximately eight times more than in 2014. In terms of the number of charging stations for electric vehicles, Belgium had nearly 1,800 charging stations in 2017, whereas neighboring countries the Netherlands and Luxembourg had roughly 33,000 and 340 charging stations.

Sales volume increase in Tesla cars

Tesla is an American car manufacturer and energy company, known for its electric passenger cars. The number of newly registered Tesla cars in Belgium grew year on year. In 2014, Tesla sold approximately 15 cars, whereas by 2018 this amounted to more than 1,100 Tesla vehicles.

Hybrid passenger cars most bought alternative-fuel car

In terms of newly purchased alternative-fuel passenger cars in Flanders (687231), a region in Belgium, most of the electric vehicles bought were hybrid passenger cars in 2016. 5,983 of the purchased cars were hybrids, whereas 5,855 were plug-in hybrids and roughly 1,500 fully electric passenger cars

Number of electric passenger cars on the road in Belgium from 2008 to 2019

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Release date

September 2019



Survey time period

2008 to 2019

Supplementary notes

* The number of cars on the road as of August 1, 2018.

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