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Number of new electric passenger cars more than doubles in 2023

Portugal’s market for electric passenger cars more than doubled in 2023, with 36,390 new units registered, the Automobile Association of Portugal (ACAP) said on Thursday.

In all, 36,390 BEV electric passenger cars – that is, battery-powered vehicles that are charged on the electricity grid – were registered, an increase of 101.9% compared to 2022.

In the market for electric light-goods vehicles, 2,448 BEVs were registered, 140.9% more than in 2022.