Electric vehicle sales achieve new record in Norway with 45% of new cars being all-electric and 60% plug-in

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The new car sales numbers for September from Norway are in and the country, which is already known for spearheading electrification, is reaching new levels of electric domination and low emission average.

10,620 new passenger cars were registered in Norway last month. About 45% of them were all-electric vehicles and the number goes up to 74% when including plug-in hybrids, according to official registration data.

It’s a new record for the country.

Average CO2 emissions of new cars registered are now at a record low of 55g per km, which is an impressive 16g per km lower than in September 2017.

Øyvind Solberg Thorsen, director of the Road Traffic Advisory Board, commented:

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