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European Alternative Fuels Observatory

European Union (EU27)

Summary

Population
448,753,823
Total land area
4,103,987 km2
Highway (km)
106,650 km
Total Light-Duty Vehicles (M1+N1, 2023)
289,826,007
All alternative fuelled vehicles (2023)
18,412,092
Data last updated

Share of alternative fuelled light-duty (M1 + N1) vehicles in 2023

6.15%
of total fleet

Vehicles (registrations and fleet)

AF Fleet (M1&N1)

Total number of alternative fuelled (BEV, PHEV, H2, LPG, CNG, LNG) passenger cars (M1) and vans (N1) by type.

Electric new registrations (M1&N1)

Number of newly registered electric (BEV, PHEV) passenger cars (M1) and vans (N1) by type.

AF fleet (M1&N1)

Total number of alternative fuelled (BEV, PHEV, H2, LPG, CNG, LNG) passenger cars (M1) and vans (N1).

Growth rate AF fleet (M1&N1)

Year-over-year fleet growth rate of alternative fuelled (BEV, PHEV, H2, LPG, CNG, LNG) passenger cars (M1) and vans (N1).

AF fleet (N2&N3)

Total number of alternative fuelled (BEV, PHEV, H2, LPG, CNG, LNG) heavy duty trucks (N2&N3) .

Growth rate AF fleet (N2&N3)

Year-over-year fleet growth rate of alternative fuelled (BEV, PHEV, H2, LPG, CNG, LNG) trucks (N2&N3).

Most popular AF passenger car (M1)

Best selling alternative fuelled passenger car (M1) by type.

Top 10 best sold BEV models

Infrastructure

Recharging points

Total number of recharging points, based on the AFIR classification.

Growth of recharging points

Year-over-year growth of recharging points, based on the AFIR classification.

Refuelling infrastructure

LPG refuelling station statistics are not collected since 2022. Sources are being revised. 

Growth of refuelling infrastructure

LPG refuelling station statistics are not collected since 2022. Sources are being revised.