Half of all cars sold in Norway in 2018 were electric


#TIA – Norway’s suddenly the harbinger of change in electric cars.

Norway got rich by selling oil—but it believes the fuel doesn’t have a future on its own roads. The country plans to end sales of all gasoline-powered cars by 2025.

Based on the latest data from 2018, it seems to be heading in the right direction. Half of all passenger cars sold in Norway that year were either all-electric or plug-in hybrids—a global record, according to the Norwegian Road Federation. The top-selling car in Norway in 2018 was the all-electric Nissan Leaf.

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