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Norway August 2018: Nissan Leaf reigns in market up 8.3%

The Nissan Leaf cements its domination in Norway.

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New car sales in Norway gain 8.3% year-on-year in August to 14.523 registrations, meaning the year-to-date tally is now down 1.9% to 100.880 units. Volkswagen (+7%) remains comfortably in the lead of the brands ranking with 17.7% share vs. 14.1% YTD, ahead of Nissan (+265%) surging up to 11.9% share vs. 9.6% so far this year thanks to the success of the new generation Leaf. Toyota (-3%) rounds up the podium above Skoda (+46%), BMW (-15%) and Audi (-2%). Carmakers that look suspiciously strong (pre-WLTP stock clearance anyone?) include Dacia (+342%), Porsche (+197%), Alfa Romeo (+173%), Smart (+164%), Renault (+150%), Jaguar (+141%), Hyundai (+54%) and Opel (+44%). The Nissan Leaf (+370%) reigns supreme over the Norwegian models ranking with 8.5% share, distancing the VW Golf (-28%) and BMW i3 (+21%) which replicates the YTD podium. The Skoda Octavia (+99%) soars up to #4, the VW T-Roc is up one spot on July to a new record #6 and the Renault Zoe is up 174% to #7, its highest ranking since last January.

Previous month: Norway July 2018: Nissan Leaf leads, VW T-Roc breaks into Top 10 at #7

One year ago: Norway August 2017: e-Golf pushes Golf sales above 10% share

Full August 2018 Top 40 All-brands and Top 20 models below.

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