Battery electric cars climbed to 9% of sales in 2021, driven by EU targets. Via ECG Association.

One in every 11 cars sold in the EU in 2021 was fully electric as EV sales were boosted by EU CO2 targets for the second year running. Battery electric vehicles had a 9.1% market share, according to ACEA data for 2021. That’s up from 1.9% in 2019 – before the current EU CO2 standards, which pushed carmakers to sell them, kicked in. Green group Transport & Environment (T&E) said that without ambitious EU standards in 2025 and an interim target in 2027, EV sales would lose momentum in Europe for the rest of the decade as carmakers prioritise the recovery of combustion engine market-share.

Read the full article on the ECG Association blog.