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  • BEVs accounted for 75-80% of the Norwegian market by 2022.

Oslo, January 3, 2010 (FBC) Tesla is the number one car brand in the world by 2021, with almost two-thirds of Norway’s new sales going on. .

Norway, with a population of 5.4 million, has the largest electric vehicle in the world, while China, with a population of 1.4 billion, owns the largest car market.

Oil producer Norway has encouraged the use of battery-powered vehicles (BEVs) on ICEs and encouraged them to switch to zero-level cars.

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The tax relief is expected to increase total electricity sales to 80% ahead of the deadline to stop gasoline and diesel sales by 2025.

Overall, new sales in Norway grew by 25 percent by 2021, with 176,276 cars recorded, 65% of which are fully electric. This market share is up 54% by 2020.

Despite its small size, prosperous Norway is seen as a key market for new BEV players, including China Neo and Swedish Volvo car partners VOLCARb.ST.

Tesla (TSLA.O) In 2021, it accounted for 11.6% of Norway’s total car market, making it one of the first brands in the German Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE). The Road Federation (NRF) said on Monday.

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The Tesla Model 3 was the Toyota (7203.T) hybrid RAV4, the only car among the top 10, and the Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) electric ID was the most popular model of the year in Norway. 4 Third.

Industry representatives say they expect EV sales in Norway to reach 80% of the total market by 2022, although supply chain problems could lead to this.

“We believe we will pass 80% of electric cars next year,” said Christina Bu, president of the Norwegian EV Association.

“But there is a great deal of uncertainty in that forecast, and it is based on a shipwreck – many car manufacturers have problems delivering,” she added.

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“Norway is a country with a lot of openness to EVs, and it is very welcome to have a great understanding of what EVA driving is,” Thomas Thomas Inglat, CEO of Polster, told Reuters.

The Polestar luxury sedan was the 10th most popular car model in Norway in 2021 and will launch the Polestar 3 SUV in 2022.

“I have high hopes for the launch of this premium SUV … which will definitely change the way people perceive Polstar,” said Ingellet.

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With the aim of selling ES8 sports cars and ET7 sedans, Neo has launched 20 overseas showrooms in central Oslo.

It also plans charging stations and battery spare parts.

“We expect to significantly expand our spare parts strategy (by 2022) and expect 75% of the total car sales to be electric by 2022,” said Marius Hayler, head of neo-Norway.

Although the tax exemption will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the Ministry of Finance estimates that last year the region lost 30 billion Norwegian crowns ($ 3.41 billion) in lost revenue.

So the ruling coalition plans to start taxing the most expensive BEVs starting in 2023, and this year it will increase taxes on fuel, diesel and blends. Read more

($ 1 = 8,8088 Norwegian crowns)

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Edited by Terje Solsvik and Alexander Smith

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