With the arrival of Togg on the roads and the increase in charging stations, electric car sales in the country increased more than 14 times in August compared to the same month of the previous year. Of the 89 thousand 694 cars registered to traffic in August, 8 thousand 618 were ‘electric’ vehicles and 8 thousand 685 were ‘hybrid’ vehicles.
Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK) announced the Motor Land Vehicles statistics for August.
Accordingly, 46.5% of the vehicles registered to traffic in August were motorcycles, 38.1% were automobiles, 10.2% were pickup trucks and 2.9% were tractors, trucks 1.5%, minibuses 0.5%, buses 0.2% and special purpose vehicles 0.1%.
The number of vehicles registered to traffic in August increased by 54.9% for minibuses, 41.6% for buses, 10.7% for pickup trucks, 9.1% for special purpose vehicles and 7.8% for motorcycles compared to the previous month. It decreased by 14.7% for tractors, 7.8% for trucks and 6.5% for automobiles.
The number of vehicles registered in traffic increased by 110.6% compared to the same month last year.
In August, compared to the same month of the previous year, the number of vehicles registered in traffic increased by 188.8% for minibuses, 165.9% for motorcycles, 93.0% for pickup trucks, 86.2% for automobiles, 32.7% for buses and 30.6% for tractors. It decreased by 7.2% for trucks and 0.9% for special purpose vehicles.
The total number of vehicles registered in traffic was 27 million 987 thousand 472
As of the end of August, 53.2% of registered vehicles were automobiles, 17.0% were motorcycles, 15.8% were pickup trucks, 7.7% were tractors and 3.4% were trucks, 1.8% were minibuses, 0.8% were buses and 0.3% were special purpose vehicles.
Electric car rate increased to 9.6%
Of the 89 thousand 694 cars registered to traffic in August, 64.5% were gasoline, 15.1% were diesel, 9.7% were hybrid, 9.6% were electric and 1.1% were LPG.
In the January-August period, 67.0% of the 620 thousand 472 cars registered in traffic were gasoline, 18.5% were diesel, 8.8% were hybrid and 4.3% were electric and 1.4% were LPG.
Source: Trthaber / Prepared by Irem Yildiz