* NOW UPDATED with the Top 34 All-brands and Top 100 models *
Norwegian new car sales are back into positive territory in March at +2% and 14,159 registrations, reducing the year-to-date drop to -3% at 35,367 deliveries. Below Volkswagen at 16.1% share and Toyota at 10.7%, Tesla climbs onto the brands podium this month with 1,140 Model S sold for a 8.1% market share, earning the nameplate a 2nd spot overall behind the VW Golf now that the 4WD variant is widely available.
The Nissan Leaf jumps up to third place with 526 sales and now ranks 5th year-to-date, the Ford Mondeo is up 8 to #8, the Volvo XC60 up 10 to #11 and the Volvo V70 up 13 to #12. Further down, the Renault Zoe breaks into the Norwegian Top 20 for the very first time, up 41 spots on February to a record #14 thanks to 228 sales and 1.6% share, the BMW X3 is up 25 to #23 and the Subaru Outback up a further two ranks to #35.
Previous month: Norway February 2015: VW Golf stays at stratospheric heights
Full March 2015 Top 34 All-brands and Top 100 models below.