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Electric Cars

Nissan Leaf Tops Auto Sales in Norway in October

It is the fourth bestselling car in Norway this year

Nissan tops Norwegian sales for the first time in October

The NissanNissanNissanJapan, 1932 > present159 models
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LeafLEAFNissan LEAFJapan, 2009 > present30 versions
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topped auto sales in Norway in October and if the fourth bestselling car of the year in Norway from January through October. For October, it had a 5.6% market share of auto sales. In April, the Leaf was the second bestselling car there.

The Leaf sold 716 cars in Norway in October, and it beat the Toyota AurisToyota Auris Gen.3Toyota Toyota Auris Gen.3Japan, 2012 > present79 versions
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with 679 sales and the Volkswagen GolfVolkswagen Golf Gen.7 [VII]Volkswagen Volkswagen Golf Gen.7 [VII]Germany, 2012 > present446 versions
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with 646 sales.

The Golf is the bestselling car there from January to October with 6,239 cars sold. In comparison, the Leaf has sold 3,755 cars to be the fourth bestselling car.

“To get the number one spot is an extraordinary sales performance, even for the world's best selling electric car, but to be number four in the charts for 2013 so far is something we are incredibly proud of,” said Jean-Pierre Diernaz, Nissan Europe Director of Electric Vehicles.

The Leaf in Norway is offered with the Nordic Pack with a battery heater to cope with the cold winters.

Norway offers electric car buyers incentives including no value added tax, no road tax and the ability to drive in bus lanes. Internal combustion cars are heavily taxed by displacement.





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