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

December January-December
+/- (%) +/- (%) Share of total car market
BEV 48,436 11 355,961 83
PHEV
including:
32,752 -16 325,449 62
PHEV – Petrol 30,219 -11 301,856 70
PHEV – Diesel 2,532 -50 23,581 5
FCEV 30 36 454 47
Electric Vehicles (total) 81,218 -2 681,864 73 26
HEV
including:
36,186 -14 429,139 31
HEV – Petrol 25,979 -8 285,898 30
HEV – Diesel 10,206 -26 143,234 34
CNG 306 -3 3,916 -45
LPG 1,649 17 10,118 55
Alternative Drivetrains (total) 119,359 -6 1,125,037 53 43
Petrol 72,619 -38 972,588 -29 37
Diesel 35,646 -47 524,446 -36 20
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

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