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

  February January-February
    +/- (%)     +/- (%) Share of total car market
BEV 28,306 55   49,198 42  
PHEV
including:
21,583 -1   40,483 -5  
PHEV – Petrol 19,928 0   37,211 -3  
PHEV – Diesel 1,654 -13   3,271 -21  
FCEV 40 43   60 67  
Electric Vehicles (total) 49,929 24   89,741 16 23
HEV
including:
37,890 23   73,116 31  
HEV – Petrol 24,546 29   47,379 41  
HEV – Diesel 13,344 13   25,737 17  
CNG 293 -22   479 -25  
LPG 1,743 504   2,586 312  
Alternative Drivetrains (total) 89,846 25   165,922 24 43
             
Petrol 69,195 -6   136,770 0 36
Diesel 41,471 -16   81,184 -13 21
2021 2020
Number Change(%) Int. manufacturers (VDIK, %) Number Change(%) Int. manufacturers (VDIK, %)
BEV 355.961 83 38 194.163 207 40
PHEV 325.449 62 35 200.468 342 26
FCEV 454 47 100 308 48 100
Electric vehicles (total) 681.864 73 26 394.939 263 33
Hybrids 429.139 31 51 327.394 69 45
CNG 3.916 -45 80 7.159 -6 77
LPG 10.118 55 98 6.543 -10 98
Alternative drivetrains (total) 1.125.037 53 43 736.035 132 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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