Hybrid chargeable vehicles gained popularity in the first half of the year, reaching an 11.2% market share of new car registrations.
According to Belgian Automobile and Cycle Federation (Febiac), this type of vehicle counts for 11.2% of new cars registered during the first six months of the year, compared to 7.3% for the same period in 2020.
By adding the motorization non-loadable hybrid, the market share amounts to 15.8%. The fully electric motors They progressed very slightly, rising to 3.9% market share, against 3.5% in 2020. Electrified engines are just under 20% market share.
The widely acclaimed SUV
On the fossil fuel side, gasoline engines stabilized (53.9% market share) while diesel fuel continued to contract (26.9% market share).
Electricity and chargeable hybrids mainly appeal to companies, which account for 85.9% of new electric cars registered in the first half of the year and 87.5% of chargeable hybrid vehicles. The non-chargeable, meanwhile, wins the favor of individuals (54%), companies seeming less convinced. They still represent 42.9% of new registrations of non-loadable hybrid cars..
The SUV is also widely acclaimed, representing 47.2% of the market share. It is mainly mid-size SUV vehicles that have progressed 4.3% in the first half. After the small SUV, the podium of the most popular cars among Belgians are small wagons and small SUVs.