Diesel vehicles accounted for 70.7% of new vehicle registrations in France in January, up a point (131,230 units), while gasoline models fell by a point, to 26.3% (48,876 units).
Registrations of vehicles running on LPG rose by 18.6% to 4,282 units, representing 2.3% market share. Hybrid sales dropped 3.3% to 889 units. The Auris was the best selling model (463 units), ahead of the Prius (171 units). Toyota dominates the hybrid segment (87% of sales).
In January, PSA Peugeot Citroën registered its first electric cars (54 Peugeot iOn and 30 Citroën C-Zero). Other results include 9 Mitsubishi i-MiEVs; 4 smart eds; 2 Renault Fluence; and 1 Tesla Roadster.
Combined, hybrids and EVs represented about 0.5% of the new vehicle market in January.