Sales of green cars in Romania increased 4.6% in the first four months of the year, compared to the same period in 2019, according to data from the Association of Car Manufacturers and Importers (APIA).

The share of electric and hybrid cars in the total local car market reached 5.7%, in the analyzed period, above the level of the similar interval of last year, when it was of 4%.

According to the source quoted by Agerpres, from January to April 2020, 1,822 ecological cars were bought, more by 4.6%, compared to the first four months of the previous year, a period in which 1,742 purchases were registered.

The data centralized by APIA show that most environmentally friendly cars are hybrid – respectively 1,335 units, down 4.2% compared to January – April 2019, while sales of electric cars recorded 315 units (+27.5%) and the plug-ins a number of 172 units (+70.3%).