Sweden, Norway and the UK witnessed the highest penetration of Chinese cars this year
While Sino-brands saw just under 3% of the West European new passenger car market accounted for by their models (0.25 million units) during the opening three quarters of 2023, according to Schmidt Automotive Research, Sweden recorded twice that rate with 6.1% mix, while every fifth new BEV registered during the same period in the Nordic market featured a Chinese brand name on its bonnet....
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*Western Europe 18 Markets: EU Member States prior to the 2004 enlargement plus EFTA markets Norway, Switzerland, Iceland, plus UK