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The Norwegian new car market is up 3.9% year-on-year in July to 11.476 registrations, lifting the year-to-date tally up 0.8% to 89.459 units. Toyota surges 42% to overtake Volkswagen (-31%) for the brands pole position but remains in 2nd place YTD at 12% share vs. 14.4% for VW. Mercedes (+46%), BMW (+22%) and Skoda (+17%) all frankly beat the market and round up the Top 5. Kia (+19%), Opel (+21%), Citroen (+23%), Suzuki (+28%), Peugeot (+36%), Tesla (+142%) and Renault (+145%) also shine in the Top 20. In spite of an alarming 35% year-on-year drop, the VW Golf remains the best-selling nameplate in Norway with 5.5% market share. It is joined on the podium by two Toyotas: the Yaris (+86%) of which 98% are hybrid and RAV4 (+26%) of which only 1 sale isn’t hybrid. The Nissan Leaf (+41%) and Mercedes GLC (+359%!) of which 93% are PHEV, complete the Top 5 while the Toyota C-HR is up 13 spots on June to a splendid 6th spot, 96% of its sales being hybrid. The BMW i3 (+183%), Renault Zoe (+216%), Peugeot 3008 (+1142%) and Volvo V90 (+7233%) also post spectacular year-on-year gains while the Skoda Kodiaq (#13) leads new launches (<12 months) above the Opel Ampera-e (#17), Hyundai Ioniq (#22), Audi Q2 (#79), Suzuki Ignis (#83) and Alfa Romeo Stelvio (#104).
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