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EU fuel types of new cars: diesel -18.2%, petrol in third quarter of 2018

In the third quarter of 2018, almost 58% of all new passenger cars sold in the EU ran on petrol, while roughly one third was fuelled by diesel, said the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA).

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In the third quarter of 2018, almost 58% of all new passenger cars sold in the EU ran on petrol, while roughly one third was fuelled by diesel, said the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA).

Petrol’s market share increased by almost 7 percentage points compared to the third quarter of 2017, now accounting for almost 58% of the market.

At the same time, diesel car sales declined in most of the EU countries except Denmark, Romania, Bulgaria and Poland.

All alternatively-powered vehicles (APV) combined accounted for 7.8% of the market, and just 2% of cars registered across the EU during the third quarter of 2018 was electrically-chargeable (ECV).

Find out more : https://www.acea.be/press-releases/article/fuel-types-of-new-cars-diesel-18.2-petrol-15.2-electric-30.0-in-third-quart

 In the third quarter of 2018, almost 58% of all new passenger cars sold in the EU ran on petrol, while roughly one third was fuelled by diesel, said the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA).

Petrol’s market share increased by almost 7 percentage points compared to the third quarter of 2017, now accounting for almost 58% of the market.

At the same time, diesel car sales declined in most of the EU countries except Denmark, Romania, Bulgaria and Poland.

All alternatively-powered vehicles (APV) combined accounted for 7.8% of the market, and just 2% of cars registered across the EU during the third quarter of 2018 was electrically-chargeable (ECV).

Find out more : https://www.acea.be/press-releases/article/fuel-types-of-new-cars-diesel-18.2-petrol-15.2-electric-30.0-in-third-quart