The sale of electric and hybrid vehicles in Turkey in 9 months of year increased by 717 per cent compared to same period last year, reaching 2 thousand 763. According to electric and hybrid automotive sales data of Turkish electric and hybrid vehicles platform (Tehad), Toyota C-HR was most popular vehicle in hybrid automotive market during 9-month period of year. During this period, 2 thousand 184 units of Toyota C-HR were sold. It was followed by Toyota RAV4 hybrid of 130 PCs, 117 adattle, and Honda Hybrid.
46 electric and 2,000 717 hybrid vehicles were sold in Turkey in 9-month period of year. In this period, sale of electric and hybrid vehicles increased by 717 per cent compared to same period last year, increasing to 2 thousand 763. 338 units of electric and hybrid vehicles were sold in Turkey last year in 9 months.
Tehad founder Berkan Bayram, in a statement about issue, 45 thousand electric vehicles were sold throughout world in 2011, and last year, this figure reached 2 million, he said.
Noting that this increase in car sales will continue, Bayram said, "4 out of every 10 vehicles sold as of 2025 are electrified. In face of demand of electric car, our country needs to invest in more automotive and battery technology. It should be aware of strategic importance of lithium-based battery technology and energy storage. "
Free passage from bridges and highways, free use of city parking, access to city centres and possibility of monetary support in first place for greater incentives of holiday, electric and hybrid vehicles .