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Solid Increase for the Hybrid Vehicles Sales in Spain

The sales of hybrid cars in Spain increased at a rapid pace throughout 2017. Businessmen who want to invest in Spain in this industry should know that the hybrid cars market developed in 2017 (up until September 2017) by 83% compared to same period of 2016. At the moment, the registration of hybrid cars in Spain accounts for 51,079 vehicles, as presented by the Spanish Association of Manufacturers of Automobiles and Trucks (ANFAC). Our team of Spanish lawyers can offer legal assistance on the main regulations that must be respected by companies which sell hybrid vehicles on this market. 

Hybrid cars market in Spain  

According to ANFAC, between the period of January and September, companies providing this type of vehicles sold a total of 46,000 units, with 4,202 sales in September. Our team of lawyers in Spain can offer in-depth advice on the requirements for setting up a business in this sector. 
At the level of September 2017, there were 5,160 sales of hybrid cars, out of which 958 sales were represented by electric vehicles. The sales of electric cars increased at the level of September 2017 by 180.1% compared to the same period of 2016. In the first nine months of the year, Spanish buyers puchased a total of 5,342 units represented by electric vehicles
Although the Spanish market is slighlty below the European average on the sales of hybrid vehicles, the representatives of ANFAC declared that there are numerous business prospects in this field, as the sector is gradually increasing. 

Sales of ECVs in Spain 

According to the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA), companies in Spain that sold electrically chargeable vehicles (ECVs) registered an important increase at the level of the third quarter of 2017, reaching a total number of 2,116 units. Compared to the same quarter of 2016, this marked an increase of 208.9%, as total sales of the respective quarter were situated at 685 units. The increase was also observed for the sales of battery electric vehicles, which in the third quarter accounted for 1,088 units (compared to 315 sold units in the third quarter of 2016). 
Businessmen interested in expanding their business activity on this market are invited to contact our law firm in Spain for consultancy services on this subject.  


  • Andy 2017-12-22

    Since the technology for manufacturing hybrid cars is accessible to more and more companies, I believe that the market will further develop in Europe, including in Spain.

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