plug-in hybrid

Afternoon traffic on the A4 near Rotterdam
Nov 15 '19 08:02

Last year road traffic accounted for 17 percent of the total amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted in the Netherlands, according to Statistics Netherlands. The total CO2 emissions from road traffic was 2 percent higher in 2018 than in 2017 and 28 percent higher than in 1990.

Passenger cars accounted for 62 percent of the CO2 emissions in road traffic. Heavy goods vehicles and buses accounted for 20 percent. 

Electric car
May 10 '19 10:10

On January 1st the Netherlands counted nearly 45 thousand fully electric cars, double the number on January 1st last year. The number of plug-in hybrids decreased by 3 percent over the past year to nearly 94 thousand, Statistics Netherlands reported based on license plate registrations at RDW.

Goteborg_Volvo_V60_2
Nov 12 '14 13:11

The majority of Dutch plug-in hybrid lease drivers (PHEV) usually drive on gasoline. 80 percent of all their kilometers are powered by "dirty" fuel instead of electricity, while they still take full advantage of the low additional tax.

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