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Leading plug-in electric vehicle models Europe based on sales 2020

Renault's Zoe was the best-selling electric car in Europe in 2020, beating the Tesla Model 3 to second place. After a stellar December, Volkswagen's ID.3 rounded off the top three.

European brands are playing catch-up

Europe's automakers seem to have taken on the challenge for the title of the most successful electric car brand on home soil. This trend was also reflected in the European electric vehicle fleet. European brands continue to face stiff competition from Tesla, and several Chinese automakers are expected to tap into the market in 2021.

Adoption rates in European electric car markets

Car intenders in Europe's largest markets were slow to adopt electric vehicle models, but Germany put itself in pole position in 2019 with record electric car sales of more than 105,300 units. Compared to overall registrations, the share of plug-in electric vehicles was particularly high in Norway.

Best-selling plug-in electric vehicle models in Europe in 2020

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