The number of electric or hybrid cars in traffic in Turkey by the end of February last year, an increase of 150 percent compared to the same month was 44 thousand 291.
While “green transformation” accelerated in many areas from industry to service sector in order to minimize the damage caused by fossil fuels to the environment, these developments caused the world’s leading automotive companies to accelerate their investments in this field.
This transformation in the world, investments and also reflects the preferences of the automobile in Turkey. The vehicle in question was implemented in class in order to become a global player “Turkey’s Car Project” In addition, the private sector began to invest in the production of electric vehicles in recent years.
According to the AA correspondent Turkey Statistical Institute data compiled from the number of electric and hybrid vehicles is less carbon emissions than other fuel types has increased steadily over the past 10 years. The number of electric and hybrid cars registered to traffic, which was only 47 in 2011, exceeded 1000 for the first time in 2016, and rose to around 15 thousand in 2019.
While the number of electric and hybrid cars registered to traffic was 17,749 as of February 2020, it reached 36,487 by the end of the year. The number of cars in question was recorded as 44,291 at the end of February this year and increased by 150 percent compared to the same period last year.
STRIPPED THE LPG
In February, when the distribution of registered cars by fuel type was examined, it was seen that more than half of them (53.9 percent) were gasoline. Diesel-fueled cars followed this genre with 33.9 percent.
It was noteworthy that among the cars registered to the traffic in the month in question, the rate of electric or hybrid vehicles (9.1 percent) exceeded the rate of LPG-fueled cars (4.9 percent) for the first time. In February, 3,885 electric or hybrid cars, 2,79 LPG-fueled cars were registered.