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

June January – June
Change(%) Change(%) Share of total market Int. manufacturers (VDIK, %)
BEV 8,119 41 44,307 43 34
PHEV 10,749 274 49,541 200 30
FCEV 28 17 132 32 100
Electric vehicles (total) 18,896 118 93,980 97 7,8 32
HEV 19,505 22 109,670 27 45
CNG 751 5 3,552 11 75
LPG 339 -53 907 -81 94
Alternative drivetrains (total) 39,491 52 208,109 46 17,2 40
2019 2018
Number Change(%) Int. manufacturers (VDIK, %) Number Change(%) Int. manufacturers (VDIK, %)
BEV 63.281 75,5 33,3 36.062 43,9 41,0
PHEV 45.348 44,2 32,1 31.442 6,8 9,0
FCEV 208 37,7 99 151 25,8 65,6
Electric vehicles (total) 108.837 60,9 32,9 67.635 23,8 26,2
Hybrids 193.901 96,2 38,9 98.815 78,9 54,1
CNG 7.623 -29,4 57,2 10.804 190,2 50,5
LPG 7.256 55,6 95,2 4.663 6,0 50,5
Alternative drivetrains (total) 317.617 74,6 38,6 181.787 54,2 44,0

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

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