Alternative drivetrains (market)

Alternative propulsion systems are the key to reducing greenhouse gas emissions in transport. International manufacturers offer the entire range of low-emission vehicles. These include battery electric cars, plug-in hybrids, fuel cell vehicles, hybrids without connectors and also gas vehicles (CNG, LNG, LPG).

Passenger cars with alternative drive systems

  August January – August
    +/- (%)     +/- (%) Share of total car market
BEV 28,860 80   203,040 163  
PHEV
including:
24,497 43   218,222 154  
PHEV – Petrol 22,870 46   203,215 162  
PHEV – Diesel 1,627 15   14,999 84  
FCEV 38 19   296 47  
Electric Vehicles (total) 53,395 61   421,558 158 23
HEV
including:
36,223 25   296,691 72  
HEV – Petrol 25,305 25   191,535 69  
HEV – Diesel 10,916 22   105,150 80  
CNG 199 -70   3,072 -40  
LPG 711 -8   5,315 116  
Alternative Drivetrains (total) 90,528 42   726,636 112 40
             
Petrol 68,598 -42   698,588 -22 38
Diesel 34,171 -51   395,322 -27 22

 

2020 2019
Number Change(%) Int. manufacturers (VDIK, %) Number Change(%) Int. manufacturers (VDIK, %)
BEV 194.163 207 40 63.281 75,5 33
PHEV 200.468 342 26 45.348 44,2 32
FCEV 308 48 100 208 37,7 99
Electric vehicles (total) 394.939 263 33 108.837 60,9 33
Hybrids 327.394 69 45 193.901 96,2 39
CNG 7.159 -6 77 7.623 -29,4 57
LPG 6.543 -10 98 7.256 55,6 95
Alternative drivetrains (total) 736.035 132 39 317.617 74,6 39

Glossary

BEV, Batterieelektrisches Fahrzeug, engl: Battery Electric Vehicle
PHEV, Plug-In-Hybrid, engl: Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle
FCEV, Brennstoffzellenfahrzeug / Wasserstofffahrzeug, engl.: Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle
Elektrofahrzeuge: BEV, PHEV und FCEV
HEV, Hybrid ohne Stecker bzw. nicht aufladbar, engl.: Hybrid Electric Vehicle
CNG, Gasförmiges Erdgas, engl: Compressed Natural Gas
LPG, Flüssiggas bzw. Autogas, engl: Liquified Petroleum Gas

Source: Federal Motor Transport Authority, VDIK

From the field of Automotive market

International manufacturers
Alternative drivetrains
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