In May, reports Anfia, the Fiat Panda hybrid, Lancia Ypsilon and Fiat 500 take, respectively, first, second and fourth place among small/full hybrid vehicles (HEV). Among PHEVs, the Jeep Compass is the best-selling model, while the Jeep Renegade is in fourth place. Alfa Romeo Tonale, which had already entered the top 10 plugins in February, is in seventh place in May. Among electric vehicles, the Fiat 500 was the second best-selling model in the month after the Tesla Model Y, while the Peugeot 208 was in ninth place. The DR Automobiles market is still growing, with registrations doubling compared to May 2022 and recording a double-digit increase in cumulative (+87.1%). The manufacturer from Molise achieves a market share of 1.5% per month and 1.4% in total. Electric vehicle registrations grew in Italy in May (+38.2%), even if they still represent a small share of the market (4.1%). This is what Anfia discovers, explaining the car’s data.
In particular, registration of gasoline vehicles increased by 23.9% in May, with a market share of 28.7%, while diesel vehicles grew by 24.4% compared to the same month of 2022, with a share of 19.4%. In the first five months of 2023, registrations of gasoline vehicles increased by 28.4% and those of diesel vehicles by 21.5%, with market shares of 28% and 19.3%, respectively. In May alone, alternative fuel vehicles accounted for more than half of the market (51.8%), and their volume increased by 22.2% compared to May 2022. In total, they grew by 26.5% with a share of 52.6%. Among those vehicles, electric vehicles represent 43.2% of the May market and 43.6% of the total, up 23.1% for the month and 28.6% in the January-May increment. In detail, non-chargeable hybrids (HEV) increased by 27.7% for the month with a share of 34.7%; in a total growth of 31.0% and a share of 35.4%.
Vehicle registration rechargeable (BEV and PHEV) increased by 7.4% in May and represented 8.6% of the market for the month (down by more than one percentage point compared to the same month in 2022); in the period January-May they grew by 19.1% and had a market share of 8.3%. Electric vehicles (BEV) have a share of 4.1% for the month (+38.2%) and 3.8% in the first five months (+41.1%). Plug-in hybrids (PHEV), on the other hand, fell by 11.1% in May (4.4% share), but maintained a positive change in concentration (+5.3% and 4.5% share). Finally, gas vehicles accounted for 8.5% of those registered in May, almost entirely represented by LPG vehicles (+31.9%). A small amount of 0.07% can be attributed to vehicles using methane, which decreased by 92.1% during the month. In total, methane drops by 85.3% and LPG grows by 31.2%; together, since the beginning of the year, the two fuel systems have made up about 9% of the market (of which only 0.1% is methane).