Tesla Model Y leads Italy’s BEV Market in November

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It was another month of bittersweet feelings for Italy’s car sales in November. With the rest of Europe leading the charge in the switch to electric mobility, the continent’s fourth largest auto market saw contrasting signs for EV adoption. Tesla taking a decisive lead in BEV sales helped lift full electric cars’ market share and limit Year-On-Year losses.

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Italy’s EV slump is far from over – Plug-ins at 8.3% in October

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October 2022 was another month of misery for Italy’s once promising EV market. In stark contrast with the rest of Europe’s main arenas, which keep making strides in electric mobility adoption, the Mediterranean country is still in the midst of an identity crisis.

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Italy’s 2022 EV struggle charted through Q3 – Plug-ins at 8.7%

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2022 has not been a pleasant journey for plug-in vehicles in Italy. Following years of exponential growth, the spark of the EV revolution seems to have gone cold in one of the arguably most important auto markets – by volume and automotive history – in Europe and the world.

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Italy’s EV market continued to lose steam in September – Plug-ins at 8.5%

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There are no good news in sight for Italy’s EV market, which is witnessing a radical turn from the burgeoning growth of the past few years to a sudden, steady decline. Meanwhile, the rest of Europe continues to maintain growth trends despite economic uncertainties and global supply chain shortages.

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Revenge of the ICE car in Italy as plug-ins down to 7% in August

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There is no sign of relief for the ongoing EV crisis in Europe’s fourth largest auto market. As the rest of the Continent continues to enjoy an increasing share of plug-in vehicles across all major countries, Italy is showing a worrying pullback, whose causes – as ever – are also political.

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Cold summer for Italy’s EV market – Plug-ins below 8% in July

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All is not well in this hot Italian summer, as the fourth largest European auto market keeps showing signs of weakness in the transition to electric mobility. While all of Europe is experiencing clear signs of fatigue, due to slowing economies amidst Ukraine and energy wars, Italy is now experiencing a more dramatic decline, directly affecting electrified vehicles.

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Italy’s EV market losing steam in 2022 – a long term trend?

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Italy’s auto market is at a crossroads. While most European markets continued seeing EV growth through the first six months of 2022, albeit in an overall subdued automotive economy, the Bel Paese was victim of a self-inflicted wound, as the Italian government struggled for months before launching an overdue fiscal package to support low emission vehicles. The result so far is a stop to the growth that had characterised electric mobility for the past five years in a row.

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Plug-ins at 10.3% in June as Italy’s EV sales gain traction

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Signs of recovery in Italy’s car market as plug-in registrations go up at the end of the first half of the year. With a new incentive scheme now fully operational, sales of electrified powertrains were widely expected to pick up, and so it was.

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Light at the end of the tunnel as Italy’s EV sales recover in May

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Italy’s EV market is not yet out of the woods, but things are starting to look up again. As European countries continue their long run to electrification, the continent’s fourth largest auto market struggles to regain the pace it lost a few months ago.

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Italy’s EV debacle in April ahead of new incentives

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Italy’s car market kept tumbling in April. As widely expected, with the government delaying the re-introduction of incentives for zero or low carbon models, and the promise to include some internal combustion engine options in the scheme, car buyers paused their purchase plans and waited. This affected the whole car market across all powertrains, resulting in yet another bad month.

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