Share of alternatively-powered vehicles in the EU fleet, per segment

1.2% of the EU passenger car fleet is hybrid electric today. Battery electric cars and plug-in hybrids have increased from 0.4% in 2019 to 1.1% in 2020.

  • Despite the strong increase in sales seen in recent years, alternatively-powered passenger cars still make up only 5.3% of the total EU car fleet.
  • 91.2% of the EU van fleet runs on diesel and just 0.4% of vans in the EU are battery electric.
  • 96.3% of all trucks in the European Union run on diesel, while petrol fuels less than 1% of the fleet.
  • Diesel buses account for 93.5% of the EU fleet, with only 0.9% being battery electric and 1.4% hybrid electric.
Diesel buses account for 93.5% of the EU fleet, with only 0.9% being battery electric and 1.4% hybrid electric.
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